Leisure and Culture


As part of Love Parks Week (23 July until 1 August) Sedgemoor’s Parks team have organised a group dog walk starting at 1000 hrs in the dog agility area in Apex Park on Wednesday, 28th

All aboard to see the Art First artwork

Have you spotted anything new on the buses around Sedgemoor recently…? Our fantastic Art First artists have been busy behind the scenes compiling all the great community submissions to create beautiful works of art now


DO YOU HAVE…? • An interest in theatre, live music, and the arts? • Enthusiasm for customer service? • A friendly and polite manner? • A desire to support your local community?  If yes, then

Big changes to modernise marriage registration

New legislation coming into force this week is set to modernise marriage registration for the first time since 1837. The Marriage Schedule System will move away from the current paper register (the traditional book which

97% of households respond to Census 2021

The response to Census 2021 has exceeded all expectations, with 97 per cent of households across England and Wales making sure they count when it comes to local services like school places, GP surgeries and

Photo of English bank notes and coins

New Sports Funding available

Three new grant opportunities are available for sports related activities, please see below: Active Halls Our new programme Active Halls has launched for instructors who need funding and support re-starting existing classes or starting new

Apex Park Burnham-on-Sea

Parks News

Now, more than ever, people are fully appreciating their local green spaces. Sedgemoor District Council has over fifty play areas and can you now find out about them on our website. The interactive map shows

Count Down to Somerset Day

We want to see the  County covered in red and yellow flags, bunting and window stickers from the weekend of 8th/9th May through to Tuesday 11th May, Somerset Day, so please can you help make

Jetty hut and beach warden

Sedgemoor’s resorts

The beach wardens on Sedgemoor’s beaches returned to the sands on Monday and are doing two days refresher and update training –  and will be ready to welcome visitors from Thursday in time for the

Sparkling Sedgemoor

Our Clean Surroundings and Parks Teams are out and about, sprucing up the district in readiness for residents to enjoy as and when government guidelines allow.  Our garage and workshop at the Colley Lane depot

images of swimmers

Sports Funding for Sedgemoor

Hot on the heels of recent announcements in the national budget, comes more good news for Sedgemoor residents, in that three leisure and swimming pools have been awarded £260,000 from Sport England’s National Leisure Recovery

All The Colours: community art on buses in Sedgemoor

Fiona Campbell is one of the commissioned artists leading a community art project via Seed, called Art First.  They are engaging the public in Sedgemoor, especially those who travel on buses. ‘Artists Fiona Campbell, Karl

Crime Prevention Through Sport Fund

Avon and Somerset Police launch new Crime Prevention Through Sport fund in partnership with Somerset Activity & Sports Partnership (SASP) and The West of England Sport Trust (Wesport). The Crime Prevention Through Sport Fund aims

Ball courts and outdoor gyms are still closed

Sedgemoor District Council are reminding residents that in line with Government advice, our ballcourts and outdoor gyms are closed to help reduce the spread of Coronavirus.  Several people have been using them and the Police





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