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Christmas and New Year in Sedgemoor

Sedgemoor District Council will remain open for business as usual during the holiday period on all days except bank holidays.

Rubbish and recycling collections will be two days later from Monday 25th to Friday 29th December, and one day later between Monday 1st to Friday 5th January. A Bank Holiday Collection leaflet from the Somerset Waste Partnership is available here: Icon for pdf Christmas & New Year Refuse Collections 2017/2018 [22.09KB]

Parish Wards


Contested Parish Wards

Bridgwater Dunwear North Parish Ward

  • Pele James Barnes (The Conservative Party) - 371
  • Diogo Rodrigues (Labour Party) - 447 elected

Bridgwater Dunwear South Parish Ward

  • Marie Howe (The Conservative Party) - 481
  • Leigh Paul Redman (Labour Party) - 573 elected

Bridgwater Fairfax East Parish Ward

  • Mike Cresswell (The Conservative Party) - 893 elected
  • Alex Glassford (Labour Party)  - 848 elected
  • Maximillian Alexander Hopfl (The Conservative Party) - 602
  • Caroline Wilkins (Labour Party) - 799

Bridgwater Fairfax West Parish Ward

  • Graham John Granter (Labour Party) - 471 elected
  • Wayne John Pearce (The Conservative Party) - 237

Bridgwater, Eastover Ward

  • Linda Bareham-Stanley (The Conservative Party) - 580
  • Moira Brown (Labour Party) -715 elected
  • Michael David Hill (The Conservative Party) - 538
  • Dave Loveridge (Labour Party) - 770 elected

Bridgwater, Hamp Ward

  • James Cockram (The Conservative Party) - 633
  • Andrew Ivor Danniells (The Conservative Party) - 631
  • Adrian John Moore (Labour Party) - 918 elected
  • John Turner (Labour Party) - 902 elected

Bridgwater, Victoria Ward

  • Ann Elizabeth Bown (The Conservative Party) - 627
  • Lance John Duddridge (The Conservative Party) - 625
  • Mick Lerry (Labour Party) - 736 elected
  • Siobhan Wilson (Labour Party) - 637 elected

Bridgwater, Westover Ward

  • Jim Donoghue (The Conservative Party) - 588
  • Barbara Fisher (Liberal Democrats) - 408
  • Pat Morley (Labour Party) - 829 elected
  • Kathy Pearce (Labour Party) - 922 elected
  • Jeffrey Searle (The Conservative Party) - 789
  • Brian David Smedley (Labour Party) - 877 elected
  • John Douglas Watts (The Conservative Party) - 652

Bridgwater, Wyndham Ward

  • Wes Hinckes (Labour Party) - 583
  • Peter Ian Johnstone (Liberal Democrats) - 1,184 elected
  • Liz Leavy (Labour Party) - 715 elected

Burnham and Highbridge, Burnham Central Parish Ward

  • Jennifer Rachel Gates - 709
  • Phil Harvey (Liberal Democrats) - 743 elected
  • Katie Georgina Lawson (Liberal Democrats) - 710 elected
  • Kathy Priddes-Jones (The Conservative Party) - 615
  • Ann Smith (Liberal Democrats) - 660
  • Nick Tolley (The Conservative Party) - 748 elected

Burnham and Highbridge, Burnham South Parish Ward

  • Maria Clarke (The Conservative Party) - 657 elected
  • Michael Clarke (The Conservative Party) - 627 elected
  • Sue Harvey (Liberal Democrats)  - 561
  • Sarah Milner Simonds (Liberal Democrats) 474
  • Paul Anthony Young (The Conservative Party) - 599 elected

Burnham and Highbridge, Burnham, Marine Parish Ward

  • Graham Alan Kennedy (Liberal Democrats) - 249
  • Lindsey Ellen Ripley (The Conservative Party) - 261 elected

Burnham and Highbridge, Burnham, North Ward

  • Andy Brewer (The Conservative Party) 1,602 elected
  • Peter Laurence Burridge-Clayton (The Conservative Party) 1,882 elected
  • Martin John Cox (The Conservative Party) - 1,629 elected
  • Mike Facey (The Conservative Party) - 1,539 elected
  • David Hoggarth (The Conservative Party) - 1,434 elected
  • Tom Nicholls (Liberal Democrats) - 1,092
  • Lousie Emmeline Frances Parkin (The Conservative Party) - 1,359 elected
  • Victoria Weavell (Liberal Democrats) - 1,145
  • Colette Lydie Jeanne Winfield  (Liberal Democrats) 1,100
  • Rod Winfield (Liberal Democrats) - 1,041

Burnham and Highbridge, Burnham, Highbridge Parish Ward

  • Bill Hancock - 899 elected
  • Fiona Joan Hector (Liberal Democrats) - 883 elected
  • Janet Anita Keen (The Conservative Party) - 780 - elected
  • Roger Charles Keen (The Conservative Party) - 754
  • Dawn Molloy (Liberal Democrats) - 888 elected
  • John David Parkes (Liberal Democrats) - 941 elected

Pawlett, Stretcholt Ward

  • Anona Elizabeth Baker - 55 elected
  • Graham Nashe-Wiseman - 19

Spaxton, Aisholt and Merridge Ward

  • Robert John Adcock  -35 elected
  • Vincent Alfred Massey  -13
  • Bruce John Porter - 56 elected

Wedmore, Blackford Ward

  • Martin Patrick Cahill - 83
  • Lousie Seymour - 120 elected
  • Pete Tinney - 123 elected
  • Alexander John Whittingham - 130 elected

Wedmore, Theale Ward

  • Nick Avery  - 150 elected
  • Edwin George Badman - 185 elected
  • Michael George Bethell - 140 elected
  • Simon Christopher Tomes - 139

Wedmore, Wedmore Ward

  • Peter Benjamin Drury Bird - 462 elected
  • Judy Candy - 443 elected
  • Polly Costello -  727 elected
  • Glenys Lynne Cousins - 470 elected
  • Lindsey Craig - 320
  • Neil Ellis - 456 elected
  • Stephen Frank George - 456 elected
  • Jessica Anne Healey - 494 elected
  • William Ernest Healey - 339
  • Rikki John Isgar - 440 elected
  • Richard Frederick Killburn - 395
  • Suzanne Metters - 581 elected
  • Ian William Monson - 412 
  • Andrew Nash - 379
  • Mike Rippon - 407
  • Sue Worrall - 503 elected

Wembdon, Bridgwater Victoria Ward

  • Daniel Marc Bingham - 241 elected
  • Lance John Duddridge - 174
  • Terry Thake - 248 elected
  • Jason Scott Woods 199 elected

Uncontested and Inquorate Parish Wards

  • Burnham Without, Brue Ward - Inquorate
  • Burnham Without, Edithmead Ward - Inquorate
  • Burnham Without, Marine Ward - Uncontested
  • Cheddar, Cheddar Ward - Uncontested
  • Cheddar, Nyland Ward - Inquorate
  • Durleigh, Bridgwater Wyndham Ward - Uncontested
  • Durleigh, Durleigh Ward - Inquorate
  • North Petherton, Hamp Bridge Ward - Inquorate
  • North Petherton, North Petherton Ward - Uncontested
  • North Petherton, North Newton Ward - Inquorate
  • North Petherton, Northmoor Green Ward - Inquorate
  • Otterhampton, Otterhampton and Combwich Ward - Uncontested
  • Otterhampton, Steart Ward - Inquorate
  • Pawlett, Pawlett Ward - Uncontested
  • Spaxton, Charlinch Ward - Inquorate
  • Spaxton, Spaxton Ward - Uncontested
  • Wembdon, Wembdon Ward - Uncontested
  • West Huntspill, Alstone Ward - Inquorate
  • West Huntspill, West Huntspill Ward - Uncontested
  • Woolavington, North Ward - Uncontested
  • Woolavington, South Ward - Uncontested