Towns ‘Twenty’s Plenty’ Campaign steps up a Gear

Last Month Bridgwater Town Council voted to back the long suffering residents of Polden Street and Wellington Road in Eastover in their campaign to get 20MPH speed limits on their school approach roads by supporting a policy of ‘20’s Plenty’ on all Bridgwater school neighbourhoods. Town,District and County Councillor Dave Loveridge (Lab,Eastover) brought the matter…

Eastover Elections set for May 4th

  Eastover will have the chance to vote for 3 Councillors on Thursday May 4th. There will be an election for Town, District and County Councils, so there will be 3 ballot papers. You can vote for only one candidate on each and the choices are below. SOMERSET COUNTY COUNCIL BRIDGWATER NORTH AND CENTRAL BARNES,…

Introducing Tony Heywood

On May 4th Eastover residents will have the chance to elect a new Town Councillor. Labour’s candidate is TONY HEYWOOD. Tony lives in the centre of Bridgwater with his family. Raised in a close working class family, Tony has always held to Labour values of fairness, equality of opportunity, investment in public services and in…

Introducing Chelsea Chadwick

On May 4th the people of Eastover will be voting for a Town, District and a County Councillor. Labour’s candidate for Sedgemoor District Council is CHELSEA CHADWICK. Chelsea Chadwick is a young Bridgwater mother who lives locally with her husband and their two children. Recently elected as Women’s Officer for the Bridgwater Branch Labour Party…

Make it a Labour Hat Trick on May 4th

On Thursday May 4th Eastover will have the chance to vote for 3 councillors -Town, District and County. For County your Labour candidate is Dave Loveridge, for District it’s Chelsea Chadwick and for Town it’s Tony Heywood. To make sure Eastover and Bridgwater have the strongest possible voice please make sure Labour members are returned…

£9 million luxury hotel for Bridgwater !

Work starts on £9m Luxury Hotel for Bridgwater. Work has started on a scheme to build a £9m luxury hotel in the centre of Bridgwater that will bring new jobs, new visitors and new retail opportunities to the town. Developers, D C Homes and Investments, have moved onto the site at the cross roads in…

Eastover MUGA gets final finishing touches!

The SDC and Eastover Community Spirts Hub project has transformed the four disused tennis courts in Cranleigh Gardens with the installation of a large-scale community sport and play hub. These free-to-use facilities ( open seven days a week) include a multi-use games area ( MUGA) suitable for basketball, netball and football and a full-size tennis…

Fantastic success for Eastover Primary School PTA !

Well, what a great day for the Eastover Primary School Fete  on Saturday,  marking the re-launch of the school’s PTA – now known as the Friendly Faces of Eastover Primary School! Seconds after the official opening by Eastover Town Councillor Moira Brown, parents, carers, children and local residents literally poured in. ‘The turn out has been absolutely fantastic,’ said…

A Residents’ Only Parking Zone in Eastover?

Sedgemoor District Council’s decision to stop residents’ informal parking on an area of park land outside Eastover Bowls Club was met with dismay by local residents. However, parking over a number of years had caused serious soil erosion and damage to tree stumps, presenting issues of health and safety. A small hard standing area free…

Steps taken to stop anti-social behaviour on Salmon Parade

Steps taken to stop anti-social behaviour on Salmon Parade The removal of a bench on Salmon Parade has been successful in ending a wave of anti–social behaviour. The behaviour of a group of men congregating around a bench on Salmon Parade drinking alcohol had led to a barrage of complaints from local residents living in…