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Council withdraws funding for Bridgwater Carnival barriers and portable toilets

Summary by Ground News
Bridgwater Guy Fawkes Carnival is a linchpin of the town's cultural calendar. attracts 150,000 visitors to its annual parade and iconic squibbing ceremony. In previous years, the carnival has funded portaloos and security barriers along the parade’s route using a £16,000 grant from Sedgemoor District Council. But this grant has now been removed by Somerset Council (which replaced the district council in April 2023) as part of £35m of budget cuts.

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