Visit this page for visitor and trader information on Bridgwater's annual September St Matthews Field Fair and markets.
Public car parking, seasonal parking permits, and transportation information.
Sedgemoor has a unique natural environment that includes wonderful habitats, such as 12 miles of coastline, areas of outstanding natural beauty, and the Somerset Levels and Moors.
CCTV helps to reduce fear of crime and actual crime. The Council currently monitors 149 cameras in 6 towns - Bridgwater, Burnham on Sea, Highbridge, Yeovil, Taunton and Wellington
Local communities are being encouraged to apply for funds from the Community Impact Mitigation (CIM) fund received in relation to the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station project. Please find details of the fund and how to apply here.
As part of the Localism Act 2011 Sedgemoor District Council has adopted a policy on dealing with applications to register land or property under the Community Right to Bid/Assets of Community Value.
The Community Right to Challenge came into effect on 27 June 2012 as part of the Localism Act 2011. It gives community organisations the right to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) in running public services.
Please visit these pages for more information on Grants available from Sedgemoor District Council.
Sedgemoor has always been committed to promoting equality of opportunity, eliminating discrimination whilst ensuring that there is greater cohesion between the people and communities of the district. The introduction of the Equality Act 2010 has reinforced the approach that the council has long taken and will enhance and ensure that equalities is at the heart of everything that we do.
Our food and health and safety team ensures compliance with the Food Safety Act and the Health and Safety at Work Act, and their associated regulations within Sedgemoor.
The Clean Surroundings section at Sedgemoor District Council are responsible for funeral and memorial arrangements as well as the upkeep of a number of cemeteries.
Sedgemoor District Council manage a number of garage plots around the district at the following locations:
If you fancy organising a community event to celebrate with your friends and neighbours, there are a few things to consider very early on in your planning stages especially if the event will be on private/council land.
Here is a list of some healthy lifestyle initiatives that Sedgemoor District Council are supporting in the district.
Although over 50% of accidental fires are caused by cooking, smoker's materials are the main cause in fatal fires in the home. Research studies into the causes of fires have indicated that some members of the community are much more at risk of having a fire than others.
Sedgemoor District Council is responsible for lighting units on council owned land such as parks, car parks, open spaces and footpaths through 'Homes in Sedgemoor' estates.
Sedgemoor District Council has an important role in protecting the district's natural assets through a wide range of activities.
A community sports pavilion and football pitches are available for use by the Bridgwater community. The facilities include changing rooms, car parking, social areas and two senior football pitches.
Sedgemoor District Council provides and maintains public open spaces within the Sedgemoor area. A selection of Council parks and gardens can be found below.
Sedgemoor District Council provides a number of public conveniences throughout Sedgemoor.
Sedgemoor Lifeline is a service that offers 24 hour assistance to people living in the community.
Sedgemoor District Council manages the naming of streets and the numbering or naming of properties within a street. It is important that you and your street can be located quickly by the emergency services.
Please visit this page to find out more about the Together Team - East Bridgwater including how to reach the team.
As a council, it is recognised that Sedgemoor is changing. Communities old and new are changing and forming. The Council needs to recognise the communities in the district, understand them and understand what we, as a council, need to provide for them.
Find out about safety in your community, anti-social behaviour, planning and allotments.