Victoria Park Medical Centre
Victoria Park Medical Centre is a purpose-built, state-of-the-art building with all the facilities on one level, within the Victoria & Newtown area of Bridgwater, and is adjacent to the community centre. Next door is a new branch of Lloyds Pharmacy. On request the pharmacy will collect prescriptions from the medical centre and have them ready for collection. The centre has Doctors, Nurse Practitioner, Practice Nurses, District Nurses, Midwife, Health Visitor, Counsellor and Dietician. Visit medical centre website.
Victoria Park Children’s Centre
Victoria Park Children’s Centre provides a day nursery and a variety of courses and drop-in support groups for parents, carers and their families. The facilities include a main play area for pre-school children which includes a sensory room, kitchen and toilet facilities; and a main play area for children aged under two which includes a sleep room, kitchen and nappy changing facilities. The premises also include the Bridgwater area toy library. Tel. 01278 422409 for the Nursery and 01278 440602 for the Children’s Centre.
Somerset Community Credit Union
If you wish to discuss or get support on any financial matters then the Somerset Community Credit Union are here to help.
The Credit Union is a community savings and loan scheme offering opportunities for savings and cheap loans. It has collection points in the centre and is governed by the Financial Service Agency just like the banks and building societies. Visit Credit Union website.
Sedgemoor Community Development and Wellbeing
Sedgemoor District Council is committed to active living in Sedgemoor and have a Health Promotion Officer who organises and co-ordinates initiatives to improve the health and wellbeing of residents within the district. To find out what opportunities are available locally, please visit their website.
www.sedgemoor.gov.uk/healthylifestyles – this is the link for all relevant opportunities.
Clubs & Societies
You’ll be amazed what clubs and societies there are in Bridgwater. You may not want to join them but why not attend some of their events, some of which are held at Victoria Park Community Centre.
View our photo gallery and see what we are up to and whether you spot anyone from the local community. Why not submit your own photos for submission to our website or share your ideas in our Gallery.