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  • Park and Ride Service for Carnival-goers

    CARNIVAL-GOERS attending the procession can take advantage of two park and ride services. read more

  • Bridgwater's Hope Inn registered as community assest

    THERE may be new hope for the Hope Inn as the Bridgwater pub has now been registered as a community asset, putting a temporary hold on the planned demolition. read more

  • Willow man ready for Bridgwater fireworks display

    THE organisers of Bridgwater Carnival are promising that the weekend’s celebrations will start with a bang this year with a massive firework display. read more

  • Flooding trigger points plan revealed for Somerset Levels and moors

    PLANS to prevent a repeat of the catastrophic flooding that hit the Somerset levels and moors last winter have been unveiled by the Environment Agency. read more

  • Local delights at Bridgwater food fest

    FOOD-LOVERS were able to enjoy a whole host of local delights over the last two weekends as Bridgwater Arts Centre held its first ever Food Festival. read more

  • Police urged to act on anti-social behaviour in Blake Gardens Bridgwater Mercury:

    POLICE are being urged once again to stamp out anti-social behaviour in Blake Gardens with residents now saying they feel the area is unsafe. read more

  • Lack of discipline thwarts Pethy at Wells Bridgwater Mercury:

    INDISCIPLINE was to blame as North Petherton slumped to an 18-8 defeat at Wells on Saturday read more

  • Primary school reception class supplement 2014

    IT has been brought to our attention that unfortunately picture of Puriton Primary School's Reception class have been missed out of the reception class supplement in this week's Bridgwater Mercury. read more

  • Fey unhappy with red card decision as Robins exit FA Trophy Bridgwater Mercury:

    BRIDGWATER Town manager Richard Fey slammed the decision to send both Dean Griffiths and Kyle Tooze off during Saturday’s 2-1 FA Trophy defeat at Egham on “a day to forget” for the Robins’ boss. read more

  • Reserves extend unbeaten run with Frome draw Bridgwater Mercury:

    Michael Duffy equalised for Bridgwater Town with 15 minutes remaining, after the hosts had fallen behind in the first-half read more

  • DAVID PEPPER

    PEPPER. David Edwin of Bridgwater, passed away peacefully at Musgrove Park Hos-pital on 9th October 2014, aged 83 years. David will be greatly missed by his sons Nigel and Jonathon, family and friends. The funeral service will be held at St Mary's Church, North Petherton on Monday 27th October 2014 at 12.00noon. Followed by a private committal at Sedgemoor Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of David may be left at the church or forwarded to Bridgwater Funeral Services, 15 Bristol Road, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 4AU. Telephone 01278 457755. read more

  • Stanley BARNETT

    BARNETT. Stanley, of Bridgwater, passed away peacefully at home on 16th October 2014, aged 88. Funeral service will be held at Sedgemoor Crematorium on Tuesday 28th October 2014 at 10.45am. Family flowers only please donations if desired for CLIC Sargent may be sent to H. Biffen and Sons Ltd, Funeral Directors, 32 Wembdon Road, Bridgwater. read more

  • ROY DONALDSON

    DONALDSON. Roy Trevor OBE. Mayor of Bridgwater twice, Chairman of Sedgemoor District Council twice, Vice Chairman of Somerset County Council, member of the above Councils for over 40 years. President and member of many Charities and Committees in Bridgwater, died peacefully on 14th October 2014, aged 93 years at Sceats Care Home, Gloucester. Re-united with his beloved Margaret, Father of Jane, Father-in-law to Steve, Grandfather to Ian, Mark, Simon and Paul, Grandfather-in-law to Chiara, Claire and Sandy, Great Grandfather to Sam, Ruari, Joe, Kieran, Lucy, Finlay and Kyla. A Celebration of his life and funeral will be held at St Mary's Church, Bridgwater on Wednesday 29th October 2014 at 12noon. The family have requested an item of Blue clothing to be worn. Private interment for family and close friends at St George's Church, Wembdon. Family flowers only. Donations if wished in aid Sceats Care Home, who have looked after him so well for the last 12 months, may be left at the church or forwarded to Bridgwater Funeral Services, 15 Bristol Road, Bridg-water, Somerset, TA6 4AU. Telephone 01278 457755. read more

  • Ken Frampton

    FRAMPTON. Ken of Bridgwater passed away at Friarn House Residential Home on Sunday 12th October 2014, aged 86. Funeral service will be held at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Friday 24th October 2014 at 3:00pm. Family flowers only please, donations if desired for Macmillian Cancer Care may be sent to H.Biffen and Sons Ltd, Funeral Directors, 32 Wembdon Road, Bridgwater. read more

  • Roy Keirle

    KEIRLE. Roy John. Passed away peace- fully at his Taunton home on Monday October 13th 2014, aged 60 years. Roy was born and brought up in North Petherton, the second son of Mary and the late Raymond Keirle. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends. Cremation to take place today, Tuesday 21st October at 1pm. Goodnight dear son, reunited with your Dad and brother Pete. read more

  • Roy PIGFORD

    PIGFORD. Roy, of Squibs House, Bridgwater, passed away suddenly but peacefully on 9th October 2014, aged 69. Funeral service will be held at Sedgemoor Crematorium on Tuesday 21st October 2014 at 2.30pm. Family flowers only please donations if desired for Musgrove Park Hospital, Dunkery Ward may be sent to H. Biffen and Sons Ltd, Funeral Directors, 32 Wembdon Road, Bridgwater. read more

  • Harold MORRIS

    MORRIS. Harold, of Wembdon, passed away peacefully at Bridgwater Hospital on 10th October 2014, aged 81. Funeral service will be held at St George's, Wembdon on Friday 24th October 2014 at 12.00 noon. Followed by interment in the churchyard. Family flowers only please donations if desired for Guillian-Barrie and Associated Inflammatory Neuropathies (GAIN). May be sent to H. Biffen and Sons Ltd, Funeral Directors, 32 Wembdon Road, Bridgwater. read more

  • Robert William (Bob) COOK

    COOK. Robert William (Bob) of Wembdon, passed peacefully away on 11th October aged 78 years. A wonderful man, husband, father, granddad, brother and uncle. Funeral service at St George's Wembdon on Thursday 23rd October at 12 noon followed by a burial. Family flowers only please, donations if desired for Epilepsy Research UK may be left at the church or sent to Grandfield & Son, Funeral Directors, Nether Stowey, Bridgwater, TA5 1HZ. read more

  • MARIAN FRY

    FRY. Marian of Bridg-water, passed away peacefully at Hill View Nursing Home on 11th October 2014, aged 74 years. A much loved and loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Funeral Service on Thursday 23rd October in the chapel of Sedgemoor Crematorium at 12.15.pm. Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, for The Alzheimers Society may be sent to Burnham Funeral Services, 97, Oxford Street, Burnham on Sea, TA8 1EW, telephone 01278 795009. read more

  • Walt KOLOSKA

    KOLOSKA. Walt, of Enmore, passed away peacefully at St Margaret's Somerset Hospice on 12th October 2014, aged 60. Funeral service will be held at St Michael's Church, Enmore, on Wednesday 22nd October 2014 at 10.30am followed by a private cremation. Family flowers only please donations if desired for Musgrove Park Hospital, Dunkery Ward may be sent to H. Biffen and Sons Ltd, Funeral Directors, 32 Wembdon Road, Bridgwater. read more

  • PAT AND NIGEL MONEY

    MONEY Pat and Nigel would like to say a big thank you to everyone who came to Nigel's 70th birthday celebration at the Blake Hall. A total of £305 was raised for Childrens Hospice Southwest. read more

  • BRIAN ELSON

    ELSON. Brian John of Bridgwater passed away peacefully at Milton House Care Home on 13th October 2014, aged 84 years. Brian will be sadly missed by his family and friends. The funeral service will be held at Sedgemoor Crematorium on Thursday 23rd October 2014 at 1.45pm. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of Brian for St Margaret's Hospice may be left at the crematorium or forwarded to Bridg- water Funeral Services, 15 Bristol Road, Bridg-water, Somerset, TA6 4AU. Telephone 01278 457755. read more

  • RICHARD ELLIS

    ELLIS Richard. Loving Husband, Father and Grandad, passed away on 9th October 2014. Will always be remembered with love. Funeral to take place on Thursday 23rd October 2014 at 3.15pm at Sedgemoor Crematorium. Further enquiries through Wallace Stuart, Lady Funeral Directors. Telephone 01278 664400. read more

  • SUSAN ELIZABETH (SUE) BRICE

    BRICE Susan Elizabeth (Sue), passed away at home on 27th September 2014, aged 57 years. She will be greatly missed by all of her family and friends. Many thanks for all the kind thoughts, letters and cards received. In accordance with the family wishes there will be a private funeral service. Donations in Sue’s memory are by cheque made payable to Exeter Leukaemia Fund and left in any E.L.F. Charity Shop or sent c/o Cross and Beale Funeral Services, 41 Bampton Street, Tiverton EX16 6AH read more

  • Les and Elsie QUARTLY

    QUARTLY Les and Elsie. To Mother and Father, with lots of love on your 69th wedding anniversary. Tracey-Ann, Roger, Lucy, Amber and Tyler. xxx read more

  • Pauline Allen

    ALLEN Lady Pauline. Happy birthday '82'. To my lovely wife, friend and lover. Thank you darling for all the happy years, love always Lord Dennis Allen. read more

  • Bob & Elaine Marsh

    MARSH Bob and Elaine. Happy Golden Wedding Anniversary, Friday 24th October. Lots of love from, Helen, Mark, Laura, Sarah and James. xxxxx read more

  • BAR GREENWOOD

    GREENWOOD. Bar. A generous kind hearted man. We will always remember the funnier times and what a good bloke your were. Clutton FC No 1 fan will be sadly missed, you will always remain in our hearts. We hope you have found peace. Love always Tom, Jon and Anna. read more

  • BAR GREENWOOD

    GREENWOOD. Bar. Then he lay down close by and whispered with a smile, I love you right up to the sky and back. Theresa, Jet, Mini, Max, Jason. read more

  • Margaret BURGE

    BURGE Margaret. The family would like to thank all who attended the funeral, sent cards and gave donations. Please accept this as our personal acknowledgement. She will be greatly missed always in our hearts and always loved. read more

  • ROY SUTCLIFFE

    SUTCLIFFE. Roy Alan. The family would like to thank all friends and neighbours for giving their time to attend his funeral on 10th October 2014. Thank you also for the kind messages and the donations to the MacMillan nurses, not forgetting the donation from his 'Pool' friends. Our appreciation goes to the nurses in Sheppard Ward and the Doctors at Musgrove Hospital for the care given to Roy whilst he was there. read more

  • Myna Meadow

    MEADOWS. Myna of Cannington, passed away peacefully at St Margaret's Somerset Hospice on Saturday evening of the 18th aged 82. Funeral arrangements are being made by H.Biffen and Sons Ltd, Funeral Directors, 32 Wembdon Road, Bridgwater, Tel: 01278 423333. read more

  • ROSALIND (ROS) CARR

    CARR. Rosalind (Ros) of Bawdrip, passed away suddenly at her home on 11th October 2014. Funeral service will be held at Quantock Road Chapel on Friday 31st October 2014 at 12.00 noon. Followed by interment in Goathurst. Flowers or donations for Heavens Gate may be sent to H. Biffen and Sons Ltd, Funeral Directors, 32 Wembdon Road, Bridgwater. read more

  • Albert (Ted) BURT

    BURT. Albert (Ted), of Bridgwater passed away peacefully at Bridgwater Community Hospital, on 17th October 2014, aged 89. A loving husband to Barbara, devoted dad to Val and son-in-law Peter and much loved grandad and great grandad. Funeral service will be held at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Monday 27th October 2014 at 11.30am. Family flowers only please, donations if desired for Bridgwater Hospital League of Friends may be sent to H. Biffen & Sons Ltd, Funeral Directors, 32 Wembdon Road, Bridgwater. read more

  • BAR GREENWOOD

    GREENWOOD. Bar. The funeral service takes place on Tuesday 28th October at Sedgemoor Crematorium at 2.30pm. No flowers by request please, donations if desired for M.I.N.D. or Cancer Research maybe left at the service or sent c/o Co-operative Funeralcare, 6-8 St John Street, Bridgwater, TA6 5HS. Telephone 01278 446161. read more

  • JACK GARDENER

    GARDENER Jack. Happy 21st birthday on 23rd October 2014. Have a great day. Lots of love Mum, Dad, Charli, Steve and Tamsin. xxxxxx read more

  • JACK GARDENER

    GARDENER Jack. Wishing you a very happy 21st birthday on the 23rd October 2014. All our love Nan and RaRa. xxx read more

  • Debra Poole

    POOLE Debra. Happy 50th birthday Deb on the 23rd October, enjoy your party. Luv from Mum, Dad and family. xx read more

  • MARGARET MOORE

    MOORE Margaret, 24th October 2010. Remem-bering our beloved mum, loved and missed so much. Sharon, Brian and Robert. read more

  • TERRY DUCE

    Duce . Terry. Fell asleep 22nd October 1991. Memories are like threads of gold, they never tarnish nor grow old. Time can change many things, but not the memory this day brings. Love and miss you always, Sally, Keith, Craig and Ross. read more

  • TED VENNER

    Venner. Ted. Wish you were here to have shared the best year of my life and met your grandson Regan. Love always, Victoria and Phil. read more

  • Jimmer WYATT

    WYATT Jimmer. Grandad. Not a day goes by that you aren't in our thoughts. Love you and miss you just as much now as we did the day we lost you. Love Dean, Eloise, Kim and Chris. xxxx read more

  • Jim Dunn

    DUNN. Jim. Passed away 27-10-12. Missed everyday but thank you for all the wonderful memories. Love for- ever, Jean (wife) xxxx read more

  • Violet Vickery

    VICKERY. Violet, passed away 21st October 2000, she was a mother so very rare, content in her home and always there, on earth she toiled in Heaven she rest. God Bless you mother you were the best. Still sadly missed from "Your Girls" and families. read more

  • DANIEL BUDD

    BUDD. Daniel. 25th October 2010. Four years since we lost you, the sadness is always there. We will love and miss you forever. Mum, Dad, Adam and Natalia. xxxxxxx read more

  • Phyllis Nobbs

    NOBBS. Phyllis, October 25th. Nine years have passed since you were taken from us mum and we still miss you so much. Your loving children, Janet, John, Margaret, Anne, Nigel and Maxine. xxxxxx read more

  • JIM DUNN

    DUNN. Jim. A dear brother-in-law who passed away 27th October 2012. Always in our thoughts and sadly missed. Jen and Brian. read more

  • RAY SELLICK

    SELLICK Ray. Three years have passed since that sad day you left us, it was far too early and it left us all with broken hearts. We wish we could bring you home but know that's not possible. Love from Mum, Dad, Lorraine, Mike and Boys, Keith and Sam. Love you. xx read more

  • Tom NATION

    NATION Tom. Now you are truly grown up, Happy 18th Tom, lots of love Nan & Dave, Mum, Darren & Rosie xxxxxx read more

  • JIMMER WYATT

    WYATT Jimmer. 18th October 2006. You're with me when I go to sleep, your with me when I wake and with me everyday. I'd walk the world, swim every sea and climb every mountain if I could bring you home. A million memories keep me strong and help me carry on. A husband with a heart of gold. Good night, God bless, your loving wife Gug. xxx read more

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