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to clean up town's beach
beach users have this week called for urgent action to clean up
the town's beach. It comes after a series of high tides left debris
strewn along the shoreline between Maddock's Slade and the town's
famous lighthouse, as pictured here. More...
closed by technical fault
water chemical problem at Burnham-On-Sea's 33-year-old swimming
pool forced the facility to close on Tuesday and Wednesday this
week - and it is now expected to open at lunchtime on Thursday
(February 29th). Engineers are currently working on the problem
and hope to re-open it later. More...
ice rink plans slide closer
to build a 2,500 seat ice rink on land near Burnham-On-Sea's BASC
Ground appear to be edging closer. A local company, Burnham Development
(Somerset) Limited, which was first created in 1999, has outlined
its plans for a rink on land near Stoddens Road.
re-opens to the public
jetty was re-opened for public use on Wednesday 28th February,
after a new barrier and warning signs were put into place on Tuesday.
The district council said the jetty was re-opening to allow "residents
and holidaymakers to use it."
thieves escape air police
POLICE helicopter was launched in a search for three car thieves
near Burnham-On-Sea on Monday night (February 26th). The
helicopter pictured here carried out a search of land around Huntspill,
south of Highbridge, after a Renault car was stolen at 11pm.
barrier in place on jetty
NEW barrier and warning signs went up on Burnham-On-Sea's storm-damaged
jetty on Tuesday (February 27th) as the district council edges
closer to re-opening the landmark to the public. Sedgemoor District
Council said last week the jetty would open by April.