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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]

Sport & Leisure Facilities grants awarded 2016/17


Nearly half a million pounds has been granted to fourteen Sports and Leisure Clubs with the Bridgwater area. The money was put aside from EDF Energy's Section 106 Planning Obligations relating to Site Preparation Works for Hinkley Point C and was allocated by Sedgemoor District Council's Grants Sub-Committee.

In January 2012, it was agreed that £500,000 shall be spent for the purposes of providing new, or improving existing sports/leisure facilities in Bridgwater.

The Awards which totalled £478,709 were as follows:-

  • Bridgwater College awarded £150,000
  • Pawlett Sports and Playing Field Association awarded £50,000
  • North Petherton Rugby Club awarded £50,000
  • Puriton Playing Fields £39,117
  • Bridgwater Cricket Club awarded £17,000
  • Bridgwater Tennis Club awarded £30,000
  • Stockmoor and Willstock Timebank awarded £22,377
  • Somerset Youth and Community Sailing Association awarded £16,176
  • Victoria Park Bowling Club awarded £14,000
  • Bridgwater Cycling Club awarded £6,840
  • Wembdon Juniors Football Club awarded £6,500
  • Sydenham Short Mat Bowls Club awarded £5,300
  • Sydenham Rangers Football Club awarded £2,588
  • Bridgwater Swimming Club - £2,260