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Emotional closure for Morrisons
Updated: BURNHAM-On-Sea's Mayor has thanked the staff at the town's Morrisons supermarket as it shut its doors for the final time yesterday (Sunday) with the loss of scores of jobs. More...

Vandals spray paint parked car
A FURIOUS Highbridge disabled couple have hit out at 'mindless vandals' who targeted their car during the early hours of Saturday morning (November 28th). Tony Harvey and his wife are both disabled and rely heavily on their BMW to get them around. More...

Brian May guitar raises £3,000
AN electric guitar signed by Brian May, who rose to fame as the lead guitarist of the rock band Queen, raised thousands of pounds for a charity near Burnham at the weekend. Secret World Wildlife Rescue's 13th annual charity auction and ball was held on Saturday. More...

Photos: Xmas events round-up
A BUSY weekend of Christmas fairs and events has taken place across the Burnham-On-Sea area. The Friends of The Princess held a Christmas Bazaar at the theatre on Saturday, which also included a special visit by Santa and several Frozen characters. More...

Brent Knoll Run attracts 150
MORE than 150 runners from across the South West took part in a gruelling race from Burnham-On-Sea to the top of Brent Knoll and back on Sunday (November 29th) despite strong winds and rain. The annual Brent Knoll Run was won by Keiran Young. More...

Warning for high winds today
THE Met Office has issued a new weather warning for the Burnham-On-Sea area today (Monday) as further stormy weather is forecast. Southwesterly winds will increase during the day, with gales extending along the coast and much of the region. More...

Highbridge lights up for Xmas
DOZENS of people turned out to watch Highbridge's Christmas lights switched on by the town's Mayor on Saturday evening (28th November). The ceremony was held at 5pm besides the town's Christmas tree on the Town Green in Market Street. More...

Louis' brave carnival triumph
A CELEBRATION has been held for a brave Burnham-On-Sea teenager who has finished second on Somerset's carnival circuit, overcoming his disabilities. Louis Gosling, 18, has Asperger's syndrome but has put that aside to take part in recent weeks. More...

Pamper evening boosts charity
HUNDREDS of visitors flocked to a fundraising Pamper Evening and Christmas Market on Friday to raise funds for a charity formed in memory of a Burnham-On-Sea teenager who died last year. 18 year-old Charley Marks took his own life and a charity was formed for him. More...

Car flips over into ditch
THE driver of this car was lucky to escape without serious injuries after losing control along a country road in Burnham-On-Sea this week. Emergency services were called to Stoddens Lane where the Honda had left the road and ended upturned. More...

Asda to trigger 'fuel price war'
Exclusive: ASDA'S new petrol station in Highbridge is set to open on Wednesday (December 2nd) with the promise of offering some of the area's lowest fuel prices. The supermarket is vowing to offer motorists some of the area's lowest cost fuel. More...

New Energy Park to create jobs
A NEW enterprise zone near Burnham-On-Sea has been given the go-ahead this week by the government which could lead to the creation of hundreds of jobs. Huntspill Energy Park has been approved by the Chancellor in his Autumn Statement. More...

Win family Xmas circus tickets
ROLL up! Roll up! Paulos Circus is returning to Brent Knoll's Sanders Garden World with a brand new family Christmas show, as seen on ITV. And Burnham-On-Sea.com readers can win free tickets as we have five sets of family tickets for up to four people to give away. More...

150 attend flower club's event
BURNHAM'S Mayor and Mayoress were among 150 guests at Burnham Area Evening Flower Club's annual Christmas meeting this week. The event, held at The Princess Theatre, saw national demonstrator Sandy Bailey present a demonstration. More...

RNLI to open High Street shop
THE RNLI is set to open a new shop in Burnham-On-Sea's town centre on Monday (November 30th). The existing temporary shop on the forecourt of Burnham-On-Sea's lifeboat station in Pier Street is closing and the charity is getting a permanent home. More...

Firms back 'shop local' push
A NEW initiative is being launched today (Black Friday) to encourage shoppers to support Burnham-On-Sea's town centre shops and businesses. Burnham Chamber of Trade has launched a leaflet full of offers to help promote Small Business Saturday. More...

Calls for M5 junction overhaul
Exclusive: TOWN councillors have this week called for millions of pounds of improvements to Burnham's M5 motorway junction. They want changes introduced to improve traffic flows and reduce queues and tailbacks at peak times, but say extra funding is needed. More...

Boxer in court over pub brawl
A BOXER has this week been handed a suspended jail term after throwing broken bottles at a man, smashing a bar stool over another’s head and punching a bar doorman as a family summer holiday turned to violence, a court has heard. More...

60 attend Burnham peace vigil
OVER 60 residents in Burnham-On-Sea took part in a community peace on Wednesday evening (November 25th) following recent terrorism attacks across the world. Local people of all ages attended the event in the town's Manor Gardens, as pictured. More...

Burnham beauty salon grows
A POPULAR hair and beauty salon in Burnham-On-Sea has expanded its business by creating four new beauty and therapy rooms. 'Prim N Proper' is based in Burnham's Oxford Street and offers a range of professional hair and beauty treatments. More...

Cars damaged in town centre
A WARNING has been issued to motorists in Burnham-On-Sea town centre after a spate of vandalism. A series of incidents outside The Princess Theatre has seen seven vehicles damaged. Since the start of November there have been seven incidents. More...

Injured duck helped by carers
WILDLIFE carers near Burnham-On-Sea have been looking after this injured duck this week after it crash-landed in a garden. The distinctly coloured shelduck needed help. The homeowner saw the duck was having trouble moving and kept an eye on her. More...

Six year wind farm fight is won
Exclusive: WIND farm campaigners near Burnham-On-Sea are celebrating this week after their long-running battle against EDF Energy's plans came to an end. EDF's proposals for five wind turbines on land just off the Causeway in East Huntspill were rejected. More...

Choral Society to hold concert
TICKETS are on sale for Burnham and Highbridge Choral Society's annual Christmas Concert. The popular annual concert will be held on Thursday 10th December at 7.30pm in Burnham's St Andrew's Church. They will be singing a selection of music. More...

Anger over proposed bus cuts
Exclusive: RESIDENTS in the Burnham-On-Sea area have attacked Somerset County Council proposals to axe a 'vital' bus service through the area. The cuts could come as the authority tries to adjust its budget with an expected loss of 20% (£63million). More...

Michael Eavis lights up town!
BIG crowds of people headed to Burnham-On-Sea's annual Christmas lights switch-on on Saturday (November 21st) when Glastonbury Festival founder Michael Eavis officially began the town's festive season. Dozens of new illuminations were turned on. More...

Shock as FolkFest is cancelled
Exclusive: ONE of Burnham-On-Sea's biggest annual events has been cancelled next year due to a lack of helpers, its organisers have decided this week. Burnham's popular FolkFest, which started in 2006 and has run every year since, won't go ahead in 2016. More...

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