A Clean Sweep for Labour in Eastover

At the elections of May 5th 2022, Labour won all 4 council places on Eastover, This means the 2 Unitary/County Council seats and the 2 Town Council seats. Labour also retains the 2 Sedgemoor seats for the ward for one more year until Sedgemoor is wound up. This means that your current councillors are as…

Tony will be standing for Eastover again in May 2022

Tony Heywood is currently Town & District Councillor for Eastover. He will continue as a Sedgemoor District Councillor for one more year while the Authority winds down. Tony will stand for election again for Eastover for the Town Council seat on May 5th. Biography here

Your Labour Candidates for Local Elections May 5th 2022

Eastover has a full slate of Labour councillors. 2 for Town council, 2 for District council and 1 for County council. In May 2022 there will be elections for BRIDGWATER TOWN COUNCIL and for the new SOMERSET UNITARY council. Sedgemoor District Council will be abolished. For the new Unitary Council, Eastover will form part of…

Justice in Eastover Illegal Eviction

Sedgemoor District Council has successfully prosecuted a Somerset landlord from Bridgwater who illegally evicted his tenant, locked him out of the house and disposed of all his belongings.  All of this was planned whilst the tenant was working night shifts; the tenant returned home early in the morning after work to find himself homeless and…

New Covid Test Centre in Bridgwater for those with Symptoms opens in Eastover

Omicron case numbers in the South-West are still very high, so people with symptoms in the Bridgwater area are urged to use a newly opened PCR testing site in the town. The new walk-through coronavirus testing facility at Salmon Parade, Bridgwater, TA6 5AH has opened for people to book appointments as part of the government’s…

Liveable Neighbourhhoods

Liveable Neighbourhoods are being introduced across the UK. They help make neighbourhoods quieter, safer and improve air quality for everyone. Bridgwater Liveable Neighbourhoods is a working group set up by the Town Council Transport Forum, and we are seeking your views and ideas . If you haven’t yet completed our survey, please do so, using…

Eastover Councillors’ Concerns Over 5G Safety

Councillors Glen Burrows, Tony Heywood, Dave Loveridge and Li Gibson, from the Eastover ward in Bridgwater, are calling upon Sedgemoor District Council to suspend decisions on current applications to erect 5G masts in the Bridgwater area – two are in Eastover – because of growing fears about the safety of 5G technology and the high…

New Playpark at Cranleigh Gardens is Open

The new toddler play area in Eastover Park in Bridgwater has now been completed and is open for youngsters to enjoy for the summer holidays. There was an official ‘cut-the-ribbon’’ event on Wednesday, 25th August by chair of Sedgemoor Cllr Alan Bradford alongside Eastover ward councillors Glen Burrows and Tony Heywood. Cllr Burrows said “With…

Eastover Park Play Equipment

Whilst the new toddler play area in Eastover Park in Bridgwater has been completed and open for youngsters to enjoy for the summer holidays, there will be an official ‘cut-the-ribbon’’ event on Wednesday, 25th August between noon and 1400 hrs.    Everyone is welcome to come along, there will be a face painter and Action Pussycat with…