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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]

Major Projects


Keep up to date on major projects happening in the Sedgemoor area, including EDF Energy, the National Grid and Northgate.

Bridgwater Barrier

The extensive flooding of the Somerset Levels and Moors in 2012 and between December 2013 and March 2014 has brought into sharp focus the flood risk to Bridgwater and the Somerset Levels and Moors. The sustainable development of Bridgwater in particular relies upon flood risk infrastructure. The flooding in early 2014 led a partnership of key authorities to prepare 'The Somerset Levels and Moors Flood Action Plan', which was presented to the Secretary of State in March 2014.


Hinkley Point C


National Grid's proposed Hinkley Point C Connection

National Grid's proposed Hinkley Point C Connection


Severn Barrage Project

Plans for a Severn Barrage stretching between Wales and the Somerset coast to harness energy from the tide have been scrutinised by a Government Committee and found wanting.