What’s in store for Bridgwater? Sedgemoor District Council leader Cllr Duncan McGinty looks ahead to 2017. It has been a busy year for Sedgemoor overall, not only in terms of sustaining the momentum of the last few years in terms of jobs and growth, but also preparing the ground for opportunities to come. Key to this was final go-ahead for Hinkley Point C, ending years of speculation over the development and firing a starting gun on what will eventually be Europe’s largest construction project. There are new jobs being advertised daily and new contracts being awarded to local companies. While it’s not without its challenges, the development at Hinkley Point C offers real opportunities for local people and businesses to get involved. However, Hinkley isn’t the only thing that has happened in Sedgemoor this year.
This is the West Country 23rd Dec 2016 read more »