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Police seek A38 'good samaritans'
POLICE have today issued an appeal for two Good Samaritans who came to the help of a distressed woman in Burnham-On-Sea during the early hours of Saturday (20th September) to come forward as they may be important witnesses. More...

Lighthouse trail raises £8,000
BURNHAM-On-Sea's summer lighthouse trail raised a final total of more than £8,000 for charity, it was revealed on Sunday. The final figure was announced by Highbridge and Burnham Artists (HABA) during a special event to thank supporters. More...

New world record set at Brean
Exclusive: A NEW world record was set in Brean on Saturday (September 20th) when this group of sand artists created an impressive mile-long design. Julian Richardson and three friends teamed up to produce the mammoth design on the beach south of Brean Down. More...

Arts projects go on display
A UNIQUE event was held in Burnham-On-Sea on Saturday evening (September 20th) to celebrate a summer-long arts project. The 'Keep the Change Celebration' was organised by local arts charity Take Art at The Princess Theatre, attended by dozens of locals. More...

Arsenal player's surprise visit
BERROW Junior Football Club players welcomed a surprise VIP spectator over the weekend. England and Arsenal defender Casey Stoney visited the club's ground at the Red Road playing fields. Casey visited ahead of a Arsenal Women's Super League fixture. More...

Brewing contest set to return
HOME brewing has seen a revival in recent years with sales of home brewing kits for cider, beer and wine up by 75% at some outlets year-on-year. And with this in mind, the Burnham Food & Drink Festival is bringing back its popular brewing competition. More...

Jazz ball raises £3k for charity
MORE than £3,000 was raised for charity at a jazz ball run by Huntspill-based BD Jazz Club on Saturday night (September 20th). The fourth annual Jazz Band Ball was held at The Webbington Hotel and Country Club and included a two-course dinner and coffee. More...

£2.1m Brean play park opens
A NEW £2.1m children's indoor play centre was officially opened in Brean on Saturday (September 20th). The new indoor soft play centre and splash area - called Brean Play - was formally opened at a ceremony held on Saturday at Brean Leisure Park. More...

Shelter decorated for Charley
YARN bombers struck Burnham-On-Sea's seafront on Saturday (September 20th) in memory of a teenager who recently died. A shelter on The Esplanade has been decorated with dozens of brightly-coloured knitted items, as seeen here. More...

Success for town dance school
STUDENTS from a Highbridge dance school are celebrating this weekend after scooping a top award at yesterday's Axbridge Carnival. The musicals was the theme of Saturday's Axbridge Carnival and students from Highbridge's Curtain Call wowed the judges. More...

Sign up now for half marathon
RUNNERS of all abilities are being encouraged to enter this year's Burnham-On-Sea's Half Marathon, which takes place on Sunday October 5th. The starting gun will be fired at 11am at Burnham's BASC Ground to signal the start of the 13-mile run. More...

Town MP launches arts festival
DOZENS of yellow signs have popped up on street corners around Burnham-On-Sea and the surrounding area to promote local artists showcasing their work during the 2014 Somerset Art Weeks festival. Hundreds of paintings and work are on show. More...

Arrest in rape investigation
A BURNHAM-On-Sea man has been arrested on suspicion of raping a teenage girl in a field on the night of an event in Pilton. Police have confirmed this week that a 24-year-old was arrested on September 5th and is also alleged to have been in possession of Class A drugs. More...

Sailor rescued on Steep Holm
LIFEBOAT crews have this week rescued a yachtsman whose boat sank in the middle of the Bristol Channel. The man managed to get ashore on uninhabited Steep Holm Island, then sent his girlfriend a text message asking her to get help from the Coastguard. More...

Devolved powers on the way?
SOMERSET County Council's leader has joined calls for devolved powers for regions of England following this week's independence referendum in Scotland. Cllr John Osman says it is important that areas like Somerset are given greater say over their own affairs. More...

Call for town markets to move
Exclusive: BURNHAM-On-Sea's farmers markets should be moved out of the town's High Street in order to reduce disruption on shops and motorists, a town councillor has called this week. New proposals have been put forward by Cllr Neville Jones. More...

Hinkley 'to win EU approval'
PLANS to build a new nuclear plant at Hinkley Point near Burnham-On-Sea are likely to gain EU state aid approval within weeks, according to national media reports this week. The European Commission has been examining the proposed £16bn project since December. More...

Tributes for Burnham woman
TRIBUTES have been paid to a popular 23-year-old Burnham-On-Sea cystic fibrosis sufferer who has died. Georgia Queen worked as a carer at Burnham Nursing Home until she became too ill to continue. She was taken ill on August 30th and was airlifted to Taunton. More...

Lorry blaze on M5 motorway
BURNHAM-On-Sea fire crews were called to tackle a lorry blaze on the M5 motorway on Thursday afternoon (September 18th). Crews from Burnham and Bridgwater were called to the southbound carriageway between junctions 22 and 23 at just before 3.45pm. More...

Tennis club holds tournament
AN annual ladies doubles tennis tournament played in memory of Jo Gooden, a past member of Burnham-On-Sea's Avenue Tennis Club, was played at the weekend. Jo Gooden (nee Champion) was a very popular member and prominent County player. More...

Harvest supper raises £500
OVER 80 Burnham-On-Sea Moose Lodge members and guests have raised hundreds of pounds for charity by holding a fundraising harvest supper. The event, held in Berrow Village Hall, raised £500 for local charities with a tasty evening of fresh food. More...

Thieves steal Royal plaques
MEAN thieves have stolen two metal plaques at Highbridge's Apex Park that were installed two years ago to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee. Burnham Rotary Club oversaw the construction of the commemorative wall in 2012 next to the main car park. More...

Carnival concerns raised
CARNIVAL clubs which create excessive late night noise in residential areas of Burnham-On-Sea face could have points docked by organisers during the run-up to this year's event as part of proposals to appease nearby residents. More than 40 residents attended. More...

Cash boost for town rifle club
BURNHAM-On-Sea Rifle Club is to receive a much-needed funding boost to overhaul its aging headquarters, it has been announced this week. The club, based in Cassis Close next to the Burnham Area Youth Centre, has this week been awarded £2,500 of funding. More...

Town fireworks costs reach £9k
Exclusive: THE organisers of Burnham-On-Sea's annual seafront fireworks display have this week appealed for local businesses to help fund the event's £9,000 costs. This year's display is scheduled to begin at 6.30pm on thr night of Sunday 2nd November. More...

Burnham to host kiting day
ALL eyes will be trained on the skies above Burnham-On-Sea beach later this month when the town hosts a special kiting day. The free event will be held on the sands next to The Pavilion on Saturday September 27th from 2.30pm. More...

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