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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]

Project/Small grants awarded 2017/18


Please see this webpage for a list of Project/Small grants awarded during 2017:

Grants awarded on 30th May 2017

  • Hannah Payne awarded £500
  • Bridgwater Parish Church (St Mary's Tower Bell Ringers) awarded £2,500 subject to full funding for the project being obtained
  • Sedgemoor Chess Club awarded £400
  • Girlguiding Somermead awarded £2,500
  • Monarchs Gymnastics Club awarded £1,390
  • BOS Fest awarded £1,500 on the basis that this was a one off start up grant
  • Burnham Comic Con/BOS Con awarded £1,000 subject to more named members being listed in the constitution

Grants awarded on 18th July 2017

  • Bertie Kelly awarded £500 subject to notice of what Bertie is doing to encourage children of his age to take part in the sport and that there would be no further applications to this committee
  • North Newton PCC awarded £1,120
  • Somerset Art Works awarded £1,000 subject to confirmation of the schools to be used
  • Somerset Cricket Board awarded £597
  • YMCA Somerset Coast awarded £2,500
  • BOSHed awarded £2,500 subject to confirmation of other funding awarded and that planning permission has been agreed where needed
  • St Francis Holiday Club awarded £500 subject to this being the last application to this committee, also suggested contact with Homes in Sedgemoor for grant funding
  • Hamish Clarke awarded £500 subject to this being the last application to this committee

Grants awarded on 12th September 2017

  • Somerset Levels & Moors Sheds (SlaMs) awarded £2,500 or 41.6% of the project costs, whichever is the lowest, subject to confirmation supported by documentary evidence, that the additional funding required to realise the project has been obtained and that a suitable venue has been identified and rights of occupation secured
  • Bridgwater Arts Centre awarded £1,650 subject to the remaining funding for the project first being obtained
  • Spaxton Junior Football Club awarded £750 subject to the remaining funding for the project being obtained
  • Lucy Nicholson awarded £500

Grants awarded on 14th November 2017

  • Tilly Bond awarded £500
  • BOSHed awarded £1282