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BRIDGWATER United have set themself the challenge to break their all time attendance record this weekend. In February 1997, the attendance record was set, when 1112 people watched the match against Taunton Town. This season Bridgwater United have seen crowds growing steadily, thanks to good results and competitive football, both with the women’s team and […]

THE Somerset cricket community has united in tribute after the tragic death of a popular player. Now, the county’s cricket community has united to pay tribute to ‘family man’ Josh, who was a regular performer for the club. Posting on social media, Wembdon Cricket Club said: “You (Bridgwater Cricket Club) are all in our thoughts […]

BRIDGWATER’S still depleted squad are through to Monday’s draw for the first qualifying round if the FA Cup after a 3-0 victory over Ilfracombe, writes Kerry Miller. side which started brightly but were hit by a bad injury and a disputed goal in the first quarter and never looked like recovering writes Kerry Miller. Goals […]

A 20 METRE-high phone mast providing 5G services to Bridgwater and the surrounding area is set to be installed near the town. Telecommunications company CK Hutchison Networks (UK) Ltd has applied to Sedgemoor District Council to establish whether prior permission will be required for the installation of the mast and equipment on land at Bristol […]

Bridgwater United are ready for their FA Cup preliminary round match on Saturday August 21 against Ilfracombe Town. Head Coach at Bridgwater United, Dave Pearse, said a cup run would be welcolmed by the club. “We will try and go as far as we can in the competition and it is a great competition to […]

AN event held near Bridgwater this month is set to take visitors back in time to World War One. The 2021 Westcountry WARAG is taking place on Middlezoy Aerodrome at Westonzoyland Airfield on Saturday, August 28 and Sunday, August 29. “Building on the success of WARAG 2018 & 2019 and following the fallow year of […]

BRIDGWATER United scraped a plucky 2-1 victory over Brixham last night in their enforced FA Cup replay. That makes it the second time in a week that Bridgwater have beaten Brixham with this scoreline, the difference this time, there was no sin bins. It was a match of few big chances which only added to […]

While the new toddler play area in Eastover Park- also known as Cranleigh Gardens – opened for children during the summer holidays. But there will be an official cut-the-ribbon event next Wednesday (August 25) between noon and 2pm. There will be a face painter, toddler games, music, bubbles and dancing. Visitors will also be able […]

BRIDGWATER town centre was alive with music, theatre, exhibitions and activities on Saturday (August 14). This ‘mini-fest’ was part of Bridgwater Quayside Festival’s summer season of events which take place during June, July and August. Many groups took part including the Voices of the People Choir, Bridgwater Ukulele Strummers Group, The Little Big Horns and […]

A SOMERSET MP is urging resident to ‘keep up the pressure’ to ensure a medical centre re-opens as soon as possible. Ian Liddell-Grainger, MP for Bridgwater and West Somerset, has said there has been a ‘huge wave of protest’ at the withdrawal of GP services from Victoria Park Medical Centre in Bridgwater. Somerset Clinical Commissioning […]

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