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Call today: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Wednesday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Thursday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Friday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Saturday: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Sunday: Closed

Monday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm


Regional Rural Business Centre, Market Way, North Petherton, TA6 6DF

Visit today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thursday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed

Monday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Welcome to NFU Mutual Sedgemoor agency where we pride ourselves on offering a personal, friendly local service for home, car and business insurance as well as pensions, investments and protection.

Our office is currently located in the Regional Rural Business Centre in Sedgemoor and we serve the following counties: Somerset including Bridgwater, North Petherton, Cannington, Quantocks and the Somerset Levels.

NFU Mutual

Naomi Parker-Jones Cert CII

Senior Partner

I have been the Senior Partner since 2013; having joined the Sedgemoor office (known then as the Bridgwater office) in 2006. I specialise in looking after our large accounts and visiting new clients, so I’m usually out and about on client visits. I like to make insurance understandable to my clients and I enjoy helping my clients make informed choices about how they protect themselves and their families and businesses. I am ably assisted by the team based in the office. In addition to my role as Senior Agent, I am also Group Secretary for the Sedgemoor Group of the National Farmers Union. In my spare time I enjoy watching my little boy grow up on a dairy farm and if there is any time left after that, I like to spend it with my horses and dogs (oh and the husband).

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Sarah-Jane Trask

Sarah-Jane Trask


I joined the Sedgemoor branch in January 2021 as a Partner. I will be working with personal clients and businesses across the region to ensure we are providing them with the best possible service and products. The best thing about working with NFU Mutual is being able to build long-term relationships with our clients. It’s great to be able to really know who you are talking to – both from our side and the clients’!

In addition to my role as an Agent, I am also Group Secretary for the Sedgemoor group of the National Farmers Union. I have undertaken a Mental Health First Aid in Agriculture qualification to enable me to provide support to our members during troubling times and am always happy to have a conversation with anyone that needs some help, guidance, or just a friendly ear.

Outside of work I love walking with Daphne my terrier, cooking and playing badminton. I also volunteer for the WWT at Steart Marshes doing anything from visitor engagement to hedge de-strangling.

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Joanne Duncton

Joanne Duncton Cert CII

Office Manager

I have been with NFU Mutual's Sedgemoor office since 2009. I am based within the office ensuring that everything runs smoothly bearing in mind the Partners spend the greater proportion of their time out on the road on client visits. My focus is ensuring that a high standard of knowledge and customer service is maintained to deliver you a great customer experience every time, so I spend a lot of time coaching, training and developing the team. I enjoy finding effective solutions for clients whether the enquiry is for motor, personal or business insurance. When not in work I enjoy my little bit of ‘farming’ my allotment, spending time with my son or running to keep fit.

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Carrie Hutchings

Admin Support

I look after the preparation of all the renewal invitation paperwork and ensure that it reaches you in good time.  My role also involves arranging the renewal review appointments for the partners and Jo the office manager; having successfully trialled more virtual meetings we would like to offer this as a solution going forward or alternatively we would also love to welcome you to the office safe in the knowledge that we have all the relevant social distancing measures in place.  We have made some changes to the office layout to make it more relaxed and comfortable for those renewal or new business discussions and the kettle is always on.

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Josie Whitcombe

Account Handler

Having been a member of the team since 2017 as a Sales and Customer Services Adviser I have been promoted to an Account Handler. This means that I will be providing support to Naomi and her new business partner with all the work which is generated as a result of a renewal review with our business clients.  So my role will entail processing the changes, liaising between all interested parties including the agents, underwriters and yourselves as clients to produce the final renewal invitation and report. Once I am fully qualified I will also be able to assist with business queries so that there is always someone who is familiar with your business to help.  I will also continue to focus on ensuring all our clients are looked after where there might be protection, investment or tax efficiency needs.

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Laura Hawker

Sales and Customer Service Adviser

I joined the team in June 2019 and many of you will already know me from previous roles in the agricultural industry and because my family were farming.  My role is focused on talking you through your requirements for motor and personal insurances; including providing new quotations or changes to existing policies. You might also talk to me if you are looking to make payments or if you need to let us know about a potential claim.  

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Wayne Stanbrook

Wayne Stanbrook

Financial Adviser

I joined NFU Mutual in July 2015 bringing with me a wealth of experience in the financial services industry. I am available to offer you advice; either in the comfort of your own home or if it is more practical to get away from the daily grind and the telephone you are welcome to come to the peace and tranquillity of the office. My approach is usually more long term than with general insurance; it might take several meetings over a period of time to tailor solutions to meet with your current situation and future plans. In my spare time I enjoy music and relaxing with the neighbours over a beverage and BBQ.

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