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The Bridgwater-wide Schools Challenge launched this week!   The challenge, runs until 11 October and encourages active travel and reduced car use to school. Each day, pupils will record how they travelled to school and are awarded points – with active travel options like walking, scooting and cycling to school scoring the most points.  Participating schools…

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Its almost time for The Bridgwater Way Summer Treasure Hunt! This fun free event will run from 22nd July – 1st September. A fab summer holiday activity and a brilliant way for children and families to enjoy their local parks and spend time together. Search for virtual characters in local parks using the BetterPoints App…

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The Bridgwater Way workplace challenge took place over four weeks from 23 May resulting in a huge 14,494 journeys undertaken through sustainable transport modes such as walking, car share and public transport; saving over 5,000kg of CO2 emissions alone. The challenge encouraged nine local businesses to download the ‘BetterPoints’ App; a free Smartphone App through…

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Have you thought about being more active? Lynn did and here’s her story: Lynn works at Bridgwater & Taunton College, Bridgwater Campus. For some time she had been thinking about walking or cycling and becoming more active, stating exercise and avoiding the daily ordeal of car parking and traffic congestion as the key reasons. “I…

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Well done to all the Year 6s from North Petherton Primary who last term learnt how to take care of their bikes, in cycle maintenance training delivered as part of The Bridgwater Way. Working in pairs/threes, the children learnt about their bike and how to take good care of it – including regular checks as…

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Cycling and walking in the Bridgwater area is about to get much easier – thanks to the latest technology! We have launched our brand new digital cycling and walking map for Bridgwater and the surrounding area. It means cyclists and walkers can now plan their journeys in advance or on the go by using smart…

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