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Ryan Giggs urges referees to protect Wales winger Daniel James - Bridgwater Mercury

Ryan Giggs urges referees to protect Wales winger Daniel James  Bridgwater Mercury

The 21-year-old was booked for simulation in Manchester United's 1-1 draw at Wolves.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 9:31 pm


Man stabbed in Trafalgar Square - Bridgwater Mercury

Man stabbed in Trafalgar Square  Bridgwater Mercury

A man has been stabbed in London's Trafalgar Square, the Met Police said. Emergency Services were called at 9.11pm on Wednesday evening following ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 9:11 pm


Tuilagi hid groin injury which almost ended England centre's career - Bridgwater Mercury

Tuilagi hid groin injury which almost ended England centre's career  Bridgwater Mercury

The Samoa-born player kept the injury a secret from Leicester's physios and coaches.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 9:01 pm


Meghan shares preview of work with women's charity on Instagram - Bridgwater Mercury

Meghan shares preview of work with women's charity on Instagram  Bridgwater Mercury

The Duchess of Sussex is collaborating with Smart Works, which gives vulnerable women both the skills and the clothes to land a job.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 8:51 pm


Man arrested in Libby Squire murder probe - Bridgwater Mercury

Man arrested in Libby Squire murder probe  Bridgwater Mercury

A 25-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering Hull University student Libby Squire, whose disappearance prompted a widespread search.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 7:11 pm


Brazilian leader suggests NGOs are setting Amazon fires - Bridgwater Mercury

Brazilian leader suggests NGOs are setting Amazon fires  Bridgwater Mercury

Brazil's official monitoring agency has reported a sharp increase in Amazon wildfires this year. And President Jair Bolsonaro has suggested, without citing ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 6:41 pm


Highlights from day one of the Edinburgh TV Festival - Bridgwater Mercury

Highlights from day one of the Edinburgh TV Festival  Bridgwater Mercury

The chief of Channel 4 News, Russell T Davies and Labour MP Jess Phillips were among those who spoke at the annual event.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 6:31 pm


Cordial and businesslike tone as leaders agree to seek backstop solution - Bridgwater Mercury

Cordial and businesslike tone as leaders agree to seek backstop solution  Bridgwater Mercury

Boris Johnson and Angela Merkel overcame a nervy start to their meeting and vowed to pool efforts to forge an agreement.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 6:31 pm


Life-like robots closer to reality - Bridgwater Mercury

Life-like robots closer to reality  Bridgwater Mercury

Life-like robots that can make decisions, adapt to their environment and learn, are one step closer to becoming reality. Researchers at the University of Bristol ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 6:01 pm


Merkel sets 30-day deadline for Irish backstop alternative - Bridgwater Mercury

Merkel sets 30-day deadline for Irish backstop alternative  Bridgwater Mercury

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has told Prime Minister Boris Johnson he has 30 days to come up with an alternative solution to replace the Irish backstop.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 6:01 pm


Ancient skull suggests complex brain evolution in primates - Bridgwater Mercury

Ancient skull suggests complex brain evolution in primates  Bridgwater Mercury

A 20-million-year-old skull has shed new light on the mystery of brain evolution in primates. It has long been thought that the brain size of anthropoid primates, ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 6:01 pm


Corbyn assembles opposition MPs in bid to block no-deal Brexit - Bridgwater Mercury

Corbyn assembles opposition MPs in bid to block no-deal Brexit  Bridgwater Mercury

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has invited senior politicians to a meeting to discuss averting a no-deal Brexit. In a letter, Mr Corbyn said: “The country is heading ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 4:44 pm


Game Of Thrones author hails transformative effect on actors - Bridgwater Mercury

Game Of Thrones author hails transformative effect on actors  Bridgwater Mercury

Game Of Thrones has transformed the lives of some of its actors, the author of the fantasy drama said. Writer George RR Martin returned to the scene of some of ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 4:44 pm


Hundreds more beds needed to house Hinkley C workers - Bridgwater Mercury

Hundreds more beds needed to house Hinkley C workers  Bridgwater Mercury

HUNDREDS more temporary beds may be needed over the next three years to house workers during the constructions of the Hinkley Point C nuclear power…

Published on 21 August 2019 | 4:30 pm


5 talking points ahead of the third Ashes Test at Headingley - Bridgwater Mercury

5 talking points ahead of the third Ashes Test at Headingley  Bridgwater Mercury

England and Australia go head to head again just four days after the nerve-racking draw at Lord's, with the tourists 1-0 up going into the third Ashes Test.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 4:01 pm


Danish PM 'surprised' as Trump cancels visit amid Greenland row - Bridgwater Mercury

Danish PM 'surprised' as Trump cancels visit amid Greenland row  Bridgwater Mercury

Mette Frederiksen said she is standing behind the government of Greenland.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 3:11 pm


First Titanic expedition in 14 years uncovers 'partial collapse of hull' - Bridgwater Mercury

First Titanic expedition in 14 years uncovers 'partial collapse of hull'  Bridgwater Mercury

The officers' quarters and staterooms on the wrecked ship have been found to be significantly damaged.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 3:11 pm


Somerset's 'sexiest town' revealed - Somerset Live

Somerset's 'sexiest town' revealed  Somerset Live

Bridgwater has been named Somerset's sexiest town by a local sex toy company. Lovehoney, based in Bath, say the town's 35,866 residents spend more on ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 3:07 pm


Hundreds more temporary beds may be needed for Hinkley Point C workers - Somerset Live

Hundreds more temporary beds may be needed for Hinkley Point C workers  Somerset Live

Hundreds more temporary beds may be needed over the next three years to house workers during the constructions of the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 2:52 pm


Police called after suspected crocodile spotted in swamp - Bridgwater Mercury

Police called after suspected crocodile spotted in swamp  Bridgwater Mercury

A photograph of the suspected crocodile was posted to the Spotted Kingsbridge page on Facebook.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 2:31 pm


Criticism of Celtic has bordered on hysteria, says boss Neil Lennon - Bridgwater Mercury

Criticism of Celtic has bordered on hysteria, says boss Neil Lennon  Bridgwater Mercury

Defiant Neil Lennon has launched a bullish defence of his under-fire side as he insisted criticism aimed at Celtic has bordered on “hysteria”. Critics have ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 2:11 pm


Back-row trio could still make England's clash with Ireland - Bridgwater Mercury

Back-row trio could still make England's clash with Ireland  Bridgwater Mercury

England remain hopeful that back-row trio Mark Wilson, Tom Curry and Sam Underhill will all be fit to face Ireland at Twickenham on Saturday. England want all ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 2:01 pm


Real ale festival returns to Wedmore next month - Bridgwater Mercury

Real ale festival returns to Wedmore next month  Bridgwater Mercury

THE 19th annual Wedmore Real Ale Festival is less than a month away.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 1:08 pm


Photos reissued by police investigating 2014 rape - Bridgwater Mercury

Photos reissued by police investigating 2014 rape  Bridgwater Mercury

The man was living in Newcastle but could have used a false name, officers believe.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 12:51 pm


Two new Subways will open in Bridgwater within a year - Somerset Live

Two new Subways will open in Bridgwater within a year  Somerset Live

Two new Subway branches are set to come to Bridgwater in the coming months. The sandwich giant already has three outlets in the town - one in the town ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 12:51 pm


Second force offers to equip all frontline officers with Tasers - Bridgwater Mercury

Second force offers to equip all frontline officers with Tasers  Bridgwater Mercury

A second force will allow every frontline officer who wants a Taser to carry one on duty amid concerns about the risks of modern policing. Durham Police's new ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 11:49 am


Body found in search for missing schoolboy - Bridgwater Mercury

Body found in search for missing schoolboy  Bridgwater Mercury

Lucas Dobson, six, went missing after he slipped into the River Stour in Kent.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 10:02 am


Government launches 'independent and rigorous' review of HS2 - Bridgwater Mercury

Government launches 'independent and rigorous' review of HS2  Bridgwater Mercury

A final report will be sent to Transport Secretary Grant Shapps by the autumn.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 9:46 am


Growth in data and questions on quality 'increasing researcher workload' - Bridgwater Mercury

Growth in data and questions on quality 'increasing researcher workload'  Bridgwater Mercury

According to a survey, scientists spend almost as much time searching for articles as they do actually reading them.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 9:41 am


Locals ‘outraged’ by housing plans which could prevent pedestrians from using historic right of way - Somerset Live

Locals ‘outraged’ by housing plans which could prevent pedestrians from using historic right of way  Somerset Live

Residents of Cheddar have expressed their disapproval of plans to build more than 100 new homes, which would prevent pedestrians from using a road which ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 9:05 am


Landmark Pines Cafe in the Quantocks destroyed by devastating fire - Somerset County Gazette

Landmark Pines Cafe in the Quantocks destroyed by devastating fire  Somerset County Gazette

A COUNTRYSIDE cafe has been severely damaged after a fire broke out.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 6:44 am


What the papers say – August 21 - Bridgwater Mercury

What the papers say – August 21  Bridgwater Mercury

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's likely Brexit dealings on his trip to Germany dominate Wednesday's newspapers. The Guardian and The Independent report on ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 2:41 am


'100 Women First' members become movie stars for a morning - Bridgwater Mercury

'100 Women First' members become movie stars for a morning  Bridgwater Mercury

MEMBERS of the '100 Women First' project in Bridgwater were movie stars for a morning when the Department for Work and Pensions paid a visit to…

Published on 20 August 2019 | 4:02 pm


Reef perform at the Blake Hall in Bridgwater this Friday - Bridgwater Mercury

Reef perform at the Blake Hall in Bridgwater this Friday  Bridgwater Mercury

REEF, the West Country quartet, are touring their new album Revelation.

Published on 20 August 2019 | 3:00 pm


CCTV appeal issued after 10-year-old child is assaulted in Boots - Somerset Live

CCTV appeal issued after 10-year-old child is assaulted in Boots  Somerset Live

Avon and Somerset Police want to speak to a woman about the incident.

Published on 20 August 2019 | 11:01 am


CCTV appeal following robbery in Bridgwater - Avon and Somerset Constabulary

CCTV appeal following robbery in Bridgwater  Avon and Somerset Constabulary

Do you recognise these men? We would like to speak to them in relation to a robbery at Rosebery Avenue in Bridgwater. The robbery took place on Saturday 3 ...

Published on 20 August 2019 | 9:03 am


Subway, Costa and more confirmed for Bridgwater Retail Park by 2020 - Somerset Live

Subway, Costa and more confirmed for Bridgwater Retail Park by 2020  Somerset Live

The site owners believe the influx of new stores make the site a 'high quality retail destination'

Published on 19 August 2019 | 5:58 pm


CRICKET: Bridgwater Red Sox win third straight Vitality Club T20 title - Bridgwater Mercury

CRICKET: Bridgwater Red Sox win third straight Vitality Club T20 title  Bridgwater Mercury

BRIDGWATER Red Sox Under-19s won their third straight Vitality Club T20 title at Uphill Castle on Sunday.

Published on 19 August 2019 | 4:48 pm


Bridgwater bypass could become a reality - but not until 2032 - Bridgwater Mercury

Bridgwater bypass could become a reality - but not until 2032  Bridgwater Mercury

BRIDGWATER could get a new northern bypass to improve traffic flow – but it may not happen until 2032 at the earliest.

Published on 19 August 2019 | 3:53 pm


Mum's desperate battle to save daughter, 17, found floating in Tenerife pool - Mirror Online

Mum's desperate battle to save daughter, 17, found floating in Tenerife pool  Mirror Online

Marie Fitzsimmons gave CPR to Leah Wilson, 17, after her friend found the teenager in the water at the villa where they were staying.

Published on 19 August 2019 | 12:37 pm


Man suffered multiple injuries in assault while he walked through Bridgwater park - Somerset Live

Man suffered multiple injuries in assault while he walked through Bridgwater park  Somerset Live

Police closed Blake Gardens in Bridgwater and launched an investigation.

Published on 19 August 2019 | 11:34 am


Fire crews called after property collapses near Bridgwater - Somerset Live

Fire crews called after property collapses near Bridgwater  Somerset Live

Fire crews were called to property in Westonzoyland, near Bridgwater, today after a wall of the property collapsed. Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue ...

Published on 17 August 2019 | 7:17 pm


Andy Ford performs as the Wurzels Adge Cutler in Bridgwater - Bridgwater Mercury

Andy Ford performs as the Wurzels Adge Cutler in Bridgwater  Bridgwater Mercury

DEVON born comedian Andy Ford takes us back to the halcyon days of a much simpler time.

Published on 17 August 2019 | 10:00 am


Police called to youths causing anti-social behaviour in Bridgwater town centre - Bridgwater Mercury

Police called to youths causing anti-social behaviour in Bridgwater town centre  Bridgwater Mercury

POLICE are appealing to parents in Bridgwater to keep a check on their children.

Published on 17 August 2019 | 9:41 am


M5 traffic: Motorway partially blocked due to crash in roadworks area - live updates - Somerset Live

M5 traffic: Motorway partially blocked due to crash in roadworks area - live updates  Somerset Live

The M5 Southbound is partially blocked following a crash this morning (August 17). This incident is between junction 24 A38 Taunton Road (Bridgwater South) ...

Published on 17 August 2019 | 9:32 am


Police mobile speed camera sites across Somerset - Bridgwater Mercury

Police mobile speed camera sites across Somerset  Bridgwater Mercury

POLICE have issued details of sites where they will be using mobile speed cameras in the week commencing on Monday (August 19) in Taunton Deane,…

Published on 17 August 2019 | 5:02 am


New facility in Bridgwater supporting vulnerable women - Bridgwater Mercury

New facility in Bridgwater supporting vulnerable women  Bridgwater Mercury

THE Nelson Trust is offering a lifeline for women in Bridgwater with multiple and complex needs or at risk of involvement with the Criminal Justice…

Published on 17 August 2019 | 5:00 am


FOOTBALL: Bridgwater Town target win at Chipping Sodbury - Bridgwater Mercury

FOOTBALL: Bridgwater Town target win at Chipping Sodbury  Bridgwater Mercury

BRIDGWATER Town aim to build on last weekend's FA Cup victory over Hallen, as they travel to Chipping Sodbury Town for their next Toolstation…

Published on 16 August 2019 | 3:41 pm


Tide washes away Bridgwater cow - for now - Bridgwater Mercury

Tide washes away Bridgwater cow - for now  Bridgwater Mercury

THE tide appears to have washed away the dead cow that had become stuck underneath the town bridge - for now.

Published on 16 August 2019 | 2:26 pm


Headteacher pays tribute to 'hardworking and popular student' Leah Wilson - Bridgwater Mercury

Headteacher pays tribute to 'hardworking and popular student' Leah Wilson  Bridgwater Mercury

A BRIDGWATER teenager who passed away in a 'tragic accident' while on holiday with her family in Tenerife has been described as 'diligent and…

Published on 16 August 2019 | 1:36 pm


CRICKET: Bridgwater head to Premier 1 holders Clevedon - Bridgwater Mercury

CRICKET: Bridgwater head to Premier 1 holders Clevedon  Bridgwater Mercury

BRIDGWATER head into their final three matches of the 2019 season, off the back of a 44-run win over Bedminster that ended their run of four…

Published on 16 August 2019 | 11:08 am


Happy faces as new play park in Bridgwater officially opens - Bridgwater Mercury

Happy faces as new play park in Bridgwater officially opens  Bridgwater Mercury

THE new Meadowlands Avenue play area was officially opened at a Picnic in the Park event this week.

Published on 16 August 2019 | 9:23 am


Exam results joy for Bridgwater students - Bridgwater Mercury

Exam results joy for Bridgwater students  Bridgwater Mercury

BRIDGWATER & Taunton College students have been celebrating their A Level results, marking yet another year of excellent academic and personal…

Published on 15 August 2019 | 4:32 pm


Dead cow reappears close to Bridgwater town bridge - Bridgwater Mercury

Dead cow reappears close to Bridgwater town bridge  Bridgwater Mercury

A DEAD cow has remained stuck in the River Parrett by the town bridge in Bridgwater for three days.

Published on 15 August 2019 | 4:02 pm


Diagnosis won't stop Bridgwater martial arts instructor - Bridgwater Mercury

Diagnosis won't stop Bridgwater martial arts instructor  Bridgwater Mercury

PHIL Churchill thought his dream of teaching martial arts had died when he was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease last year.

Published on 15 August 2019 | 2:46 pm


Warning as 'pig carcass' dumped near canal in Bridgwater - Somerset Live

Warning as 'pig carcass' dumped near canal in Bridgwater  Somerset Live

WARNING: Some readers may find the image in this story disturbing.

Published on 15 August 2019 | 8:55 am


Disruption in Bridgwater after thieves steal batteries from traffic lights TWICE - Somerset Live

Disruption in Bridgwater after thieves steal batteries from traffic lights TWICE  Somerset Live

The road became heavily congested and bus services were cancelled.

Published on 14 August 2019 | 5:38 pm


Dead cow in River Parrett in Bridgwater appears to have washed out to sea - Somerset Live

Dead cow in River Parrett in Bridgwater appears to have washed out to sea  Somerset Live

Some readers may find the images in this story distressing.

Published on 14 August 2019 | 4:43 pm


Hinkley Point C brings London-level traffic to small Somerset town - The Guardian

Hinkley Point C brings London-level traffic to small Somerset town  The Guardian

Air and noise pollution, traffic chaos and rising rents are blighting the Somerset town that has found itself the gateway for the marathon construction of the new ...

Published on 14 August 2019 | 3:30 pm


Bridgwater teenager Leah Wilson dies on holiday in Tenerife - Bridgwater Mercury

Bridgwater teenager Leah Wilson dies on holiday in Tenerife  Bridgwater Mercury

A 17-YEAR-OLD girl from Bridgwater has died on holiday with her family in Tenerife.

Published on 14 August 2019 | 1:35 pm


Landmark Bridgwater pub has a new look - and a new name - after £600000 refurb - Bridgwater Mercury

Landmark Bridgwater pub has a new look - and a new name - after £600000 refurb  Bridgwater Mercury

PUB fans in Bridgwater are being encouraged to check out a new venue.

Published on 14 August 2019 | 10:00 am


Trial tree policy is given the green light - Bridgwater Mercury

Trial tree policy is given the green light  Bridgwater Mercury

BRIDGWATER Town Council leaders sat around a table with residents and partners from Somerset and Sedgemoor councils this week and thrashed out an…

Published on 14 August 2019 | 5:00 am


260 home plan for Bridgwater 'may not be viable' - Bridgwater Mercury

260 home plan for Bridgwater 'may not be viable'  Bridgwater Mercury

A MAJOR housing development on the eastern edge of Bridgwater may already be unviable, according to a council report.

Published on 14 August 2019 | 5:00 am


INSIGHT: Why does Bridgwater celebrate November 5? - Bridgwater Mercury

INSIGHT: Why does Bridgwater celebrate November 5?  Bridgwater Mercury

HAVE you ever wondered why a relatively small town in the middle of Somerset hosts the greatest illuminated carnival in Europe? Bridgwater born and bred Dr ...

Published on 13 August 2019 | 11:00 am


Two arrested in Bridgwater for drugs supply offences - Avon and Somerset Constabulary

Two arrested in Bridgwater for drugs supply offences  Avon and Somerset Constabulary

A woman and a man have been arrested for drugs supply offences in Bridgwater as well as drugs with an estimated £2000 in street value seized.

Published on 13 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Former Bridgwater school building damaged in suspected arson attack - Bridgwater Mercury

Former Bridgwater school building damaged in suspected arson attack  Bridgwater Mercury

THE former Somerset Bridge School at Hamp Bridge has been damaged in a suspected arson attack.

Published on 13 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Strategy to improve traffic flow in Bridgwater includes new northern bypass - Somerset Live

Strategy to improve traffic flow in Bridgwater includes new northern bypass  Somerset Live

Bridgwater could get a new northern bypass to improve traffic flow and the M5 could become a 'smart motorway' in Somerset - but it may not happen until 2032 ...

Published on 13 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Vulnerable residents left for weeks without a lift - Bridgwater Mercury

Vulnerable residents left for weeks without a lift  Bridgwater Mercury

VULNERABLE residents in a building in Bridgwater have been left stranded without access to a working lift for more than three weeks.

Published on 13 August 2019 | 5:00 am


Karting starlet Sylvain is aiming for Le Mans - Bridgwater Mercury

Karting starlet Sylvain is aiming for Le Mans  Bridgwater Mercury

A SIXTEEN-year-old from Bridgwater has competed in a charity karting event as part of Team 'Racing with Autism' (RWA).

Published on 12 August 2019 | 3:16 pm


Bridgwater Classic and Vintage Show at Morganinians Rugby Club - Bridgwater Mercury

Bridgwater Classic and Vintage Show at Morganinians Rugby Club  Bridgwater Mercury

THE 14th Bridgwater Classic and Vintage Show took place on Saturday, August 10 and Sunday, August 11.

Published on 12 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Crass graffiti scrawled on new toddler play park in Bridgwater - Bridgwater Mercury

Crass graffiti scrawled on new toddler play park in Bridgwater  Bridgwater Mercury

A NEW play park in Bridgwater was scrawled with childish graffiti by mindless vandals.

Published on 12 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Busy Bridgwater town centre route set for road closure - Bridgwater Mercury

Busy Bridgwater town centre route set for road closure  Bridgwater Mercury

ONE of the main routes in Bridgwater town centre will be closed for a nearly week later this month.

Published on 8 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Suspected arson attack badly damages derelict building in Bridgwater - Bridgwater Mercury

Suspected arson attack badly damages derelict building in Bridgwater  Bridgwater Mercury

A DERELICT building has been badly damaged in a suspected arson attack, according to Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue *Service*.

Published on 7 August 2019 | 7:00 am


A 'tourist destination' on Bridgwater and Taunton Canal now serves alcohol despite water safety fears - Somerset Live

A 'tourist destination' on Bridgwater and Taunton Canal now serves alcohol despite water safety fears  Somerset Live

The council has permitted alcohol to be served on site, provided strict safety measures are in place.

Published on 7 August 2019 | 7:00 am


35000 miles clocked up on Bridgwater Way BetterPoints incentive app - Bridgwater Mercury

35000 miles clocked up on Bridgwater Way BetterPoints incentive app  Bridgwater Mercury

INCENTIVES to keep more cars off the road in Bridgwater are proving successful, say the organisers behind The Bridgwater Way project.

Published on 7 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Vehicle found in ditch after crash in Bridgwater - Somerset Live

Vehicle found in ditch after crash in Bridgwater  Somerset Live

Fire crews arrived at the scene of a crash to find a vehicle in a ditch in Bridgwater today. Crews from Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue *Service* were called ...

Published on 6 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Cast your vote to name Bridgwater's new link road - Bridgwater Mercury

Cast your vote to name Bridgwater's new link road  Bridgwater Mercury

THE deadline for nominations has passed and the polls are now open to find a permanent name for Bridgwater's new link road.

Published on 6 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Sister's heartfelt tribute to popular Bridgwater baker Judith - Bridgwater Mercury

Sister's heartfelt tribute to popular Bridgwater baker Judith  Bridgwater Mercury

TRIBUTES have been paid to a popular Bridgwater baker who suddenly passed away last week.

Published on 6 August 2019 | 7:00 am


The circus is coming to Bridgwater this month - Bridgwater Mercury

The circus is coming to Bridgwater this month  Bridgwater Mercury

THE circus is returning to Bridgwater with high-flying acrobats, jugglers, and clowns promising thrills and spills to entertain all the family.

Published on 5 August 2019 | 7:00 am


New lunchtime takeaway shop Ma Larkins opens in Bridgwater - Bridgwater Mercury

New lunchtime takeaway shop Ma Larkins opens in Bridgwater  Bridgwater Mercury

BRIDGWATER is home to a tasty new offering on Court Street.

Published on 5 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Eight things town council wants to do to improve Bridgwater - Somerset Live

Eight things town council wants to do to improve Bridgwater  Somerset Live

The town council 'accepted unanimously' a number of recommendations a recent meeting.

Published on 5 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Pilates classes for men gaining momentum in Bridgwater - Bridgwater Mercury

Pilates classes for men gaining momentum in Bridgwater  Bridgwater Mercury

BRIDGWATER has a new pilates class aimed at getting men stretching and keeping healthy.

Published on 5 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Driver given £150 fine for throwing litter from window in Bridgwater - Bridgwater Mercury

Driver given £150 fine for throwing litter from window in Bridgwater  Bridgwater Mercury

A DRIVER caught chucking litter out of their window in Sedgemoor has been given £150 fine.

Published on 4 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Duchess of Sutherland wows crowd in Bridgwater - BBC News

Duchess of Sutherland wows crowd in Bridgwater  BBC News

Steam engine the Duchess of Sutherland pleases a crowd of enthusiasts as it comes through Bridgwater station.

Published on 4 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Extension for amendments to plan for new motorway services near Bridgwater - Bridgwater Mercury

Extension for amendments to plan for new motorway services near Bridgwater  Bridgwater Mercury

THE developer behind plans to create a new motorway services and industrial area has agreed to an extension of the determination period to allow for…

Published on 3 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Delays in Bridgwater after crash involving car and lorry on roundabout - Bridgwater Mercury

Delays in Bridgwater after crash involving car and lorry on roundabout  Bridgwater Mercury

MOTORISTS faced delays in Bridgwater this afternoon after a crash involving a car and a lorry on Huntworth Roundabout near J24 of the M5.

Published on 1 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Bridgwater's SomerRock music festival returns this weekend - Bridgwater Mercury

Bridgwater's SomerRock music festival returns this weekend  Bridgwater Mercury

BRIDGWATER'S annual SomerRock Festival returns to Bridgwater and Albion Rugby Club this weekend.

Published on 30 July 2019 | 7:00 am


New industrial units go on market in Bridgwater - Bridgwater Mercury

New industrial units go on market in Bridgwater  Bridgwater Mercury

A NEW trade park with warehouses and industrial units has just come on to the market in Bridgwater.

Published on 30 July 2019 | 7:00 am


Bridgwater faces more delays due to roadworks taking place during school holidays - Bridgwater Mercury

Bridgwater faces more delays due to roadworks taking place during school holidays  Bridgwater Mercury

BRIDGWATER faces another set of delays due to roadworks taking place over the next month.

Published on 29 July 2019 | 7:00 am


Bridgwater-based toy company opens clinic to repair and recycle toys - Bridgwater Mercury

Bridgwater-based toy company opens clinic to repair and recycle toys  Bridgwater Mercury

A SOMERSET based toy company is to launch the first ever Wheelybug Clinic, a facility that will encourage its customers to recycle a toy, instead of…

Published on 25 July 2019 | 7:00 am


£250 fine for Taunton man caught fly-tipping near Bridgwater - Bridgwater Mercury

£250 fine for Taunton man caught fly-tipping near Bridgwater  Bridgwater Mercury

A TAUNTON man caught fly-tipping in Bridgwater has been fined £250. Fly-tipping a single black sack or rubbish also saw the man earn himself a criminal ...

Published on 24 July 2019 | 7:00 am


More houses coming to 'claustrophobic' estate on the edge of Bridgwater - Somerset Live

More houses coming to 'claustrophobic' estate on the edge of Bridgwater  Somerset Live

A developer can build more houses on a "claustrophobic" estate on the edge of Bridgwater - despite a lack of progress on a new school for the area.

Published on 23 July 2019 | 7:00 am


Family's fundraising in memory of Bridgwater war veteran - Bridgwater Mercury

Family's fundraising in memory of Bridgwater war veteran  Bridgwater Mercury

THE family of a decorated war veteran who died after being hit by a car on the A303 in Wiltshire are raising money for charity in his memory. Andrej (Andy) ...

Published on 23 July 2019 | 7:00 am








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