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Man arrested after lady's death
Updated: POLICE have been searching a crash scene near Burnham-On-Sea for evidence after a man was arrested on Thursday (February 26th) following the death of a woman. More...

MP: 'Give bus passes to young'
BURNHAM-On-Sea's MP would like to see free bus passes being given to young people instead of to wealthy pensioners, she said on the BBC's Question Time last night. Appearing as a panelist on the BBC1 programme, Tessa Munt said during the show. More...

New wellbeing centre to open
A NEW Health and Wellbeing Centre will be opening at Burnham-On-Sea's Manor House in the town's Manor Gardens on Saturday (February 28th). The new facilities will be opening between 11am and 2pm for visitors to come along, meet the team and hear more. More...

Sand yachts in action at Brean
DOZENS of the UK's leading sand yachting enthusiasts will be in action on Brean beach this weekend, competing in the British Land Yachting Championships. The two-day event is being organised by Brean Land Yacht Club and starts on Saturday February 28th. More...

Civic Award nominations open
BURNHAM-On-Sea and Highbridge Town Council is inviting nominations for the towns' annual Civic Awards. The awards are given to local people who are deemed to have rendered outstanding service to the community and will be presented later this year. More...

Town farmers market today
A DOZEN traders will be selling a wide range of locally-grown products when Burnham-On-Sea's monthly farmers market returns to the town for the first time of 2015 on Friday (February 27th). Stalls will sell local produce including fruit, local meat, vegetables, cakes and pies. More...

£1.1m centre to open in March
A NEW £1.16m centre built by Somerset County Council to champion high growth enterprises and drive business investment gets its grand opening on March 25th. The recently-completed Highbridge Enterprise Centre at Isleport Business Park will open. More...

Anger over bus funding axe
Exclusive: SOMERSET County Council has confirmed this week that it has withdrawn funding for a vital bus service through Burnham-On-Sea and the surrounding area. The 102 bus service which runs from Bridgwater to Weston, has seen council funding withdrawn. More...

Quiz night for tourist centre
A QUIZ night will be held at Burnham-On-Sea's Ritz Social Club this Friday (February 27th) in aid of the town's tourist information centre. The fundraiser, starting at 8pm, is being held to raise funds for BIARS, the Burnham community group that runs the centre. More...

Firemen join Westminster rally
20 firefighters from Burnham-On-Sea and Bridgwater joined a huge rally in Westminster on Wednesday (February 25th) to protest about changes to their pension scheme. The rally of over 2,000 people was organised by the Fire Brigades Union (FBU). More...

Internet taster day in Burnham
A SPECIAL event aimed at encouraging more people to use the Internet is to be held in Burnham-On-Sea on Friday. The Burnham Area Youth Centre in Cassis Close will be throwing open its doors to the public on Friday 27th February from 10.30am. More...

Town lorry driver killed on M4
A BURNHAM-On-Sea lorry driver has died after the vehicle he was driving left a motorway and overturned this week. Wiltshire Police were called to the incident, on the westbound carriageway of the M4 near Swindon, at around 3.25am on Monday. More...

Moose lodge gathers for visit
MEMBERS of Burnham-On-Sea's Moose International Lodge joined dozens of members from other lodges from across the West Country for a weekend trip to Weymouth. The special event at The Crown Hotel in Weymouth saw members gathering. More...

Appeal after 'pub altercation'
BURNHAM-On-Sea police are seeking witnesses to a pub bar altercation earlier this month. At about 9.40pm on Sunday 15th February an altercation occurred in the sports lounge at the Somerset and Dorset pub in the High Street. More...

Charity night raises £1,100
MORE than £1,000 has been raised this week for a local charity launched in memory of a Burnham teenager who died last autumn. International psychic and medium Bernie Scott, right, led a fundraising evening at the Ritz Social Club. More...

New date for dunes clean-up
VOLUNTEERS are being encouraged to join a day of conservation work in Berrow dunes, which will take place on Sunday, March 8th. The date of the event has been rearranged by Sedgemoor District Council to maximise attendance at the event. More...

1.9% council tax rise approved
SEDGEMOOR District Council has this week decided to raise its council tax charges for residents in the Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge area by 1.9% as it set its budget for the coming year. The increase amounts to £2.74 per year. More...

Dunes cut back by high tides
BURNHAM-On-Sea's coastline will fully recover despite this week's high tides washing away parts of the sand dunes, experts have said. A series of high Spring tides over the weekend cut back by the dunes at Burnham, Brean and Berrow, as pictured here. More...

Mya speaks out on town future
A NINE year-old Highbridge youngster's bright ideas for helping her town grow grabbed attention at the first meeting of Highbridge's Neighbourhood Planning group this week. Mya Carey went to the meeting and made the audience sit up with her ideas. More...

MP in debate over second jobs
BURNHAM-On-Sea's MP has this week said she would never have more than one job while serving as the area's member of Parliament as a row raged in Westminster over policitician's 'jobs on the side'. The comments came after two politicians were suspended. More...

Warning after new dog attack
Exclusive: A BURNHAM-On-Sea jogger has warned beach users to take extra caution after he was attacked by a dog. Andrew Hyde was taken to hospital with leg wounds after the unprovoked attack by a border collie on Friday morning at Berrow. More...

Top award for photographer
AN eye-catching portrait has helped a Burnham-On-Sea photographer win an international award. Alistair Stuart Campbell was named the Avant Garde Portrait Winner at the Society of Wedding & Portrait Photographers Print Competition, the largest such competition. More...

Town road closure underway
MOTORISTS are being warned to expect more disruption in Burnham-On-Sea over the next month as major roadworks get underway. The Frank Foley Parkway and Love Lane will be partially closed when gas mains replacement works gets underway. More...

Carnival Queen search begins
YOUNGSTERS in the Burnham-On-Sea area are being invited to enter this year's competiton to find a new Highbridge and Burnham-On-Sea Carnival Queen and Princesses. The entry period has now opened for the contest and the winners will be picked. More...

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