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albatross released at Brean
RARE albatross found on Brean beach, near Burnham-On-Sea, by a
walker was released back into the wild from the top of Brean Down
by local animal rescuers on Saturday afternoon (June 30th). The
two-year-old bird was taken to Secret World Wildlife Rescue Centre,
near Burnham-On-Sea. More...
beachfront flats planned
Burnham-On-Sea's beachfront could be set to change after a house
developer this week unveiled multi-million pound plans to build
a three-storey block of 14 apartments next to the beach, replacing
the house pictured here. The plans go before planners shortly.
damaged in arson attack
thinking by a doorman from a Burnham-On-Sea night club saved a
High Street shop from major damage when an arsonist set fire to
it during the early hours of Friday (June 29th). Two
Burnham fire crews rushed to S&A Linens in the High Street
at 1.30am. More...
cause traffic chaos
was the scene on the M5 motorway at Burnham-On-Sea on Friday evening
(June 29th) after a series of four accidents caused major delays
for motorists in the area. The air ambulance landed on the northbound
carriageway of the M5 near to junction 22. More...
postmen join strike
deliveries and collections were cancelled in Burnham-On-Sea on
Friday (June 29th) as Royal Mail staff in the town joined a nationwide
strike over pay and conditions. This was the picket line outside
the town's Royal Mail sorting office in Dunstan Road. More...
to burglary wanted
in Burnham-On-Sea are appealing for three females to come forward
who may have witnessed an aggravated burglary in the town. At
around 10.20pm on Friday June 22nd the girls were pictured on
CCTV walking along Cross Street before the incident in the street.
bid to stop seafront speeders
councillors in Burnham-On-Sea have this week given the go-ahead
to a £2,000 project to draw up plans for new traffic calming
measures along the resort's seafront. A traffic engineer is to
be commissioned to devise a scheme to curb the long-running problem
of excessive speed and noise disturbance.
Woodham, the entrepreneur behind plans to build a Severn Barrage
between Brean, near Burnham-On-Sea, and Wales, says he has been
"truly humbled" by the response to his invitation for
expressions of interest from members of the public. More...
is a blooming success!
gardeners flocked to Sanders Garden World, near Burnham-On-Sea,
this week for the UK's 2007 National Sweet Pea Show. The National
Sweet Pea Society organised the annual two-day event, which ewas
started on Tuesday (June 26th) and ended on Wednesday (June 27th).
skiing bosses in town
water ski racing bosses visited Burnham-On-Sea on Wednesday (June
27th) as preparations continue for the return of the UK's water
skiing championships in August. Sailing Club Commodore Terry Moule
met British team captain Tony Williams and colleagues. More...
party raises charity cash
than 50 people flocked to a fundraising tea party in Burnham-On-Sea
on Wednesday afternoon (June 27th) when they helped raise money
for St Margaret's Hospice. The event, held in the Masonic Hall
in Burnham, was part of a series of parties across the country.
homes for historical site?
BATH company which is behind plans to build 21 new homes on the
outskirts of Burnham-On-Sea will have to conduct a £100,000
archaeological investigation before it can develop the site. Charlcombe
Estates unveiled the proposals for land at Alstone Lane. More...
spotted near Burnham
photos of a tornado in the skies near Burnham-On-Sea have been
snapped this week by a local photographer. Chris Abbott was walking
at Mark on Sunday evening (June 24th) when he saw this incredible
funnel cloud form towards the Crook Peak area. More...
seized in police crackdown
police seized another vehicle on Tuesday afternoon (June 26th)
as their crackdown on illegal motorists continued. A Ford Probe
was seized at 4.30pm in Brent Knoll after the female driver was
pulled over for not wearing a seatbelt. More...
service date announced
annual Civic Service is to be held in the town's St Andrew's Church
this autumn. The yearly event, which sees local people recognised
for their commitment to the town, is due to be held on 9th September,
it was confirmed this week. More...
boost for hotels
hotels and guest houses are enjoying a bumper week of bookings,
thanks to the town's biggest-ever speedway event coming to town
this Friday (June 29th). Over 4,000 people are expected to crowd
into the Oaktree Arena on the outskirts of Burnham. More...
earn charity cash
Burnham-On-Sea girl has raised £250 for charity by performing
over 300 cartwheels in ten minutes! Chloe Venarncombe held the
sponsored cartwheel challenge to raise cash for 'Action for ME'
after her mum, Kelly Edrich, was diagnosed with the condition.
lights arrive this week
brand new seafront illuminations are due to be delivered this
week, with work to install them scheduled to start early next
week. The brand new lights - which have cost £21,000 - will
be delivered by manufacturer Gala Lights and be installed from
next week onwards. More...
sign job centre petition
than 600 residents have now signed a petition to save Burnham-On-Sea's
closure-threatened job centre. Local councillors launched the
campaign earlier this month after Burnham-On-Sea.com was first
to report the Jobcentre Plus office is under threat. More...
cause town disruption
rain and winds caused disruption in Burnham-On-Sea on Monday (June
25th) when a power cut left dozens of homes in the dark, a school
closed for the day, and roads in the town were left under water.
Several hours of heavy downpours left roads flooded. More...
Walk raises thousands
costumes and strong walking shoes were the order of the day when
more than 30 Burnham-On-Sea residents took part in a fundraising
fancy dress walk on Sunday (June 24th). Participants in the 'Smile
Walk' started at Burnham Jetty.
over forged bank notes
businesses and shoppers are being asked to be on their guard after
counterfeit bank notes were used in the town during the last few
days. A £20 note was accepted by staff at
the Victoria Hotel in the centre of town, pictured, last week.
crews tackle town house blaze
fire crews extinguished a blaze in a house in the town on Sunday
morning (June 24th). The fire service was alerted
to reports of smoke emerging from a property in Highbridge Road
at 8.57am and two pumps from Burnham were sent to the scene.
anniversary is marked
fifth anniversary of the tragic death
of young Lelaina Hall on mudflats near Burnham-On-Sea was marked
with a special open day at the rescue charity whose hovercraft
is named after her on Saturday (June 23rd). Over
200 visitors came to the seafront station of BARB.
injured in town accident
people were rushed to hospital following
a three-vehicle collision on the A38 at Highbridge on Friday evening
(June 22nd). Fire, police and ambulance crews rushed
to the scene, near the Texaco garage at 6.10pm after reports that
people were trapped in the wreckage. More...
sailing challenge for Mark
A Burnham-On-Sea man is to take part in the prestigious 2007
Round The World Yacht Race as the skipper of a huge 68 foot yacht.
Mark Preedy, 35, is to skipper 'Uniquely Singapore' in the 35,000-mile
ocean race, which will set off from Liverpool on 16th September
and return in July 2008. More...
raise £11k for charity
£11,000 has been raised for a Highbridge childrens charity
by generous golfers. Bob Champion MBE, the former jump jockey
and winner of the 1981 Grand National, was among the golfers taking
part in the competition at The Isle of Wedmore Golf Club.
bid to make road safer
new community speedwatch group is to be set up along a Burnham-On-Sea
road in a fresh bid to make it safer. Marine Drive residents have
the support of Somerset County Council for the initiative, which
comes after a petition was launched in the town last month demanding
new safety measures. More...
club opens for teenagers
BURNHAM-On-Sea night club is to introduce a weekly special evenings
for teenagers in the town. Backed by Burnham Police and the YMCA,
the weekly sessions at Shakers Night Club in the High Street will
be held every Friday during the summer from June 29th.
artists' work on show
paintings and photos from a trio of local artists have gone on
display at an exhibition in Burnham-On-Sea this week. The work
of Bev Lewis, Chris Abbott and Jane Smith has been inspired by
scenes in our area and is on display in the Community Centre.
school shuts for a day
at a school near Burnham-On-Sea were given a day off on Thursday
(June 21st) while workmen dealt with blocked drains. The school's
toilet facilities were taken out of action by the problem on Wednesday,
forcing the temporary closure of the school (pictured).
surprise for pupils
children at a Highbridge school could hardly believe their eyes
when they had a surprise visit from a helicopter on Wednesday
(June 20th). Beechfield School's Deputy Head, Di Davison, had
organised the unannounced visit as part of a lesson.
club in expansion plan
convert an open field on the outskirts of Burnham-On-Sea into
several new football pitches have been unveiled this week. Burnbridge
Wanderers Junior Football Club has applied for full planning permission
to convert agricultural land opposite in Stoddens Lane.
roads flooded by downpour
torrential rain left parts of Burnham-On-Sea under several inches
of water on Tuesday evening (June 19th). The
electric storm lasted only 30 minutes at 5.15pm, but left several
streets in the centre of Burnham-On-Sea under deep pools of rain
injured in fall on Down
air ambulance and Burnham-On-Sea Coastguards
were called out to Brean Down on Tuesday afternoon
(June 19th) after a woman
fell and suffered a suspected broken leg. Paramedics were quickly
on the scene near to Brean Down Fort, pictured, after the 48-year-old
holidaymaker injured herself in a fall. More...
safety tips for school
Police Community Support Officers Gill Udall and Claire Chambers
visited St Johns Primary School in Highbridge on Monday (June
18th) to give year six pupils advice on how to safely use the
lesson aimed to increase awareness.
reject unitary status
council leaders have joined Burnham-On-Sea's MP David Heathcoat-Amory
in welcoming the news that voters in Somerset have rejected the
County Council's proposals for unitary status. About
400,000 people across the county were asked their views.
event is a big hit!
of Burnham-On-Sea youngsters took part in a mass sandcastle building
competition on the town's beach on Tuesday morning (June 19th)
as part of National Childcare Month. The annual 'Tide Fight' event
saw more than 70 children and their parents take part.
force closure of loos
and anti-social behaviour have led to the closure of a block of
public toilets in Burnham-On-Sea. The building in Seaview Road
was shut by owners Sedgemoor District Council in April following
a spate of problems, leaving a question mark over its future.
waves off club members
Mayor Pauline Pollard helped excited members of Burnham and Highbridge
Gateway Club with their last-minute packing at the town's BAY
Centre on Monday (June 18th) when the group gathered for the start
of their annual holiday to Blackpool.
seized and driver arrested
continued their crackdown on illegal vehicles in the Burnham area
on Monday evening (June 18th) when they seized a van and arrested
its driver. Brean Beat Manager PC Dominic Bryant and Special Constable
Chris Guest pulled over this white van at 7.20pm.
at Le Mans for local driver
motor racing driver Chris Buncombe, from East Huntspill near Burnham-On-Sea,
fulfilled a dream on Sunday (June 17th) by triumphing at the world-famous
Le Mans 24 Hours Race. Taking part in the prestigious race for
the first time, he drove a Lola-Zytek B05-40 car for the team
on song in town
guitar music fans were treated to lively mix of music from several
of the UK's leading guitarists on Saturday night (June 16th).
Organised by Jeff Ham of Burnham-On-Sea Rock, the event at the
Ritz Social Club featured Cliff Moore and Jason Morris.
after late night trouble
was the scene in the centre of Burnham-On-Sea on Friday night
(June 15th) after police made several arrests following several
disturbances in the town. Two people were arrested in the town
centre after a fight broke out between youths in two seperate
backs fight against lorries
MP has this week pledged his support to beleaguered residents
of a town street whose lives are being plagued by heavy goods
vehicles thundering past their homes. On Friday (June 15th), MP
David Heathcoat-Amory met residents to hear about the problem.
BRAVE Burnham-On-Sea hairdresser is preparing to parachute jump
from a plane to raise funds for a cancer charity. Emma Snook,
34, of N-Hance hair studio in the High Street, will perform the
daring jump in Devon on July 21st to raise cash for a cancer charity.
hit charity target!
of archery experts took part in a fundraising event at Berrow,
near Burnham-On-Sea, this week to raise money for charity. The
event, organised by the Coastal Archers, was held at Red Road
playing fields and raised cash for the Childrens Hospice South
Barrage share scheme planned
Businesses and the general public are being invited to get
involved with ambitious plans to build a multi-billion pound Severn
Barrage between Brean Down, near Burnham-On-Sea, and Lavernock
Point in Wales. Welsh entrepreneur Gareth Woodham is inviting
'expressions of interest'.
grow for missing man
police are growing increasingly worried about the welfare of a
63-year-old Highbridge man who has been missing for ten days.
Anthony Davies went missing in the early hours of the 5th June
from Highbridge, raising the concerns of police in the area.
pub granted late licence
BURNHAM-On-Sea High Street pub's bid to open later at weekends
has this week been approved by licensing bosses despite complaints
from nearby residents. The Railway Inn is able to serve drinks
until 1am from Sunday until Wednesday and until 2am at weekends.
arrests after 80mph chase
DRAMATIC 80mph police chase ended at Burnham-On-Sea Holiday Village
on Thursday afternoon (June 14th) with the arrest of two people.
The incident, involving a stolen 4x4 vehicle, started at lunchtime
in Love Lane and then moved to the seafront. More...
of Burnham-On-Sea's popular annual outdoor concert, Under A Summer
Moon, have announced the line-up of acts playing at this year's
event. The event will be held from 6.30pm to midnight on Saturday
July 21st at the BASC ground in Stoddens Lane.
injured in M5 accident
suffered injuries in a two vehicle collision on the M5 motorway
sliproad near Highbridge on Thursday afternoon (June 14th). Burnham-On-Sea
police were called to the accident, at junction 23, involving
a coach and camper van, shortly before 2.20pm.
regatta plan unveiled
busy line-up of events is being lined up for this summer's Burnham-On-Sea
sailing regatta, which is expanding into a nine day event this
year. We have full details about all the events being lined
up for the event, which organisers say has something for all.
to rethink homes
developers behind plans for a new 190-home housing estate on the
outskirts of Burnham-On-Sea have this week been asked to rethink
their scheme after a large number of objections from local residents.
Case officer Rob Morgan a new scheme is expected. More...
lights spend defended
Town Council has this week released photos of the town's new seafront
lights and defended its decision to proceed with a £21,000
project to buy them. Town
Clerk Eileen Shaw said: "I feel I must clarify the Town Council's
spotted near sailing club?
A SEAL was
caught on video swimming in the waters near Burnham-On-Sea's Sailing
Club on Wednesday evening (June 13th). The creature was spotted
by seafront walkers near the entrance to the River Brue, feeding
in the clean waters
of the River Parrett. More...
fly tipper fined £1,500
A GARAGE owner
who asked someone to illegally dump 100 tyres on land near Burnham-On-Sea
has this week been fined £1,500. In a case brought by the
Environment Agency, garage owner Roger Collins was ordered to
pay £1,500 for allowing the tyres to be dumped.
site 'highly commended'
has once again been recognised as one of the region's top Web
sites by being highly commended at the annual South West Media
were short-listed in the category for South West Website of the
Year and were praised by judges
this week. More...
falls from tanker into sea
rescue helicopter travelled over Burnham-On-Sea on Tuesday evening
(June 12th) as a
major search got underway in the Bristol Channel for a man who
was reported to have fallen overboard from a tanker. It is believed
the man fell from a tanker. More...
held for 'drug driving'
arrested a 57-year-old Chard woman on suspicion of driving while
unfit through drugs following a collision at Sedgemoor Services
on the M5 motorway near Burnham-On-Sea. Officers launched a pursuit
along the M5 northbound near Weston on Monday.
restart after glitch
days after a busy road near Burnham-On-Sea was resurfaced, county
council workers have had to return this week to patch up several
potholes. Barton Road in Berrow was the centre of attention for
workers last week, but several potholes were overlooked.
bridge work confirmed
has this week confirmed that work to re-open Highbridge's controversial
Walrow railway bridge by next Spring will go ahead. Burnham's
Deputy Mayor, Cllr Neville Jones, confirmed talks between the
Town Council and Network Rail had been successful.
band to perform concert
and Highbridge Town Band is back in action later this month when
it holds a concert in the town. The group, who will be sporting
new uniforms following a recent donation from the County Council,
will perform in The Princes Hall on 24th June at 7.45pm. More...
arts experts in town
A CHURCH hall
in Burnham-On-Sea came alive with the sound of judo at the weekend
when a tournament was held in the town. The
third annual Burnham-On-Sea Ju Jitsu and Judo tournament was held
in St Andrew's Hall, with competitors coming from across the UK.
town triathlon coverage
THE 21st annual Burnham-On-Sea triathlon, comprising a 500m
swim, 20km cycle and 5km run, took place on Sunday (June 10th)
with 260 competitors completing the event in hot summer sunshine.
We have full coverage: More...
| Results | Video
runs aground on Stert
rescue hovercraft was called out on Sunday evening (June 10th)
after a yacht ran aground on Stert Island with two crew onboard.
Burnham Coastguards were unable to communicate with the vessel,
called Jakandy Fudge, by radio.
injured in boat incident
A TEENAGE girl
was rushed to hospital after suffering suspected neck injuries
after an accident in the sea off Burnham-On-Sea beach on Sunday
afternoon (June 10th). The
14-year-old was sitting on the inflatable ring pictured here whilst
being towed along by a speedboat.
year for model train group
of model engineering enthusiasts flocked to West Huntspill, near
Burnham-On-Sea, on Saturday (June 9th) to mark the 40th anniversary
of a popular group. Over
45 members of West Huntspill Model Engineering Society laid on
displays for the spcial occasion.
start for zapcat team
sailing enthusiasts who are taking part in the national zapcat
racing championships proudly stepped onto the winners' podium
at this week's first race of the new season. Ashley Chappell and
Ryan Jones took part in their first races in Bournemouth.
visits rescue services
lifeboat, hovercraft and Coastguard stations were visited by an
enthusiastic group of youngsters from Edington and Shapwick School
on Saturday morning (June 9th) during a trip to the town. The
school last visited the town during 2005. We have full photo coverage.
votes on unitary plans
COUNCILLORS in Burnham-On-Sea have
this week formally opposed Somerset County Council's controversial
plans to create a single unitary authority. A
special meeting of the full town council was held on Thursday
evening (June 7th) to discuss the matter. More...
shop award for fishmonger
fishmonger is celebrating this week after being named Somerset's
Best Independent Food Shop for 2007. Seafoods
in the High Street picked up the award, which is run by Somerset
Life magazine, at the Royal Bath and West Show.
cut during demolition work
workmen accidentally cut through a gas main in the centre of Burnham-On-Sea,
cutting off supplies to the area, during continuing work to demolish
a former pub on Thursday (June 7th). The
pipe was cut in the grounds of The Crown Inn in Oxford Street.
theme for new road
in Burnham-On-Sea have this week chosen a nautical theme for a
new street being constructed in the town. A
new road is being built at the rear of 2 Hawkins Close after planning
permission for the route was granted by planners last year. More...
athletes ready for triathlon
THE 21st annual Burnham-On-Sea triathlon, which comprises
a 500m swim followed by a 20km cycle and then a 5km run, will
take place this Sunday (June 10th) with 320 competitors setting
out to complete the multi-terrain event. We have a full preview
of this special event. More...
set bins on fire in town
scores of rubbish bins on fire in Burnham-On-Sea and Brean during
night time attacks this week. Three
of the bins along Burnham seafront, pictured, were set alight
early on Tuesday and several others were attacked on Brean beach
over the weekend. More...
lorries from our street'
living along a Burnham-On-Sea street say their lives are being
made a misery by 44 tonne goods vehicles roaring past their homes.
Abingdon Street residents Caroline Ollis and Phil Clinton are
pressing councillors to introduce new restrictions that prevent
heavy goods vehicles over 7.5 tonnes.
artwork goes on sale
COMPUTER generated image of the whole of Burnham's seafront has
been converted onto canvas by a digital artist in the town. Tim
Duke's detailed image of The Espanade, which covers the area from
Maddock's Slade to The Sailing Club, also features reflections.
lights get go-ahead
town councillors this week voted in favour of proceeding with
a £20,000 project to replace the town's storm-damaged seafront
lights. The proposal to replace them was voted on at a meeting
on Monday (June 6th) when 14 were in favour and three against.
club needs new building
King Alfred Boxing Club in Highbridge has this week made a plea
for help in finding new premises for their operation. Roger
Cross, pictured, told town councillors that the club's existing
premises near Springfeld Road were now in a very poor condition.
welcomes staff boost
future of Burnham-On-Sea hospital's minor injuries unit appears
to be safe following an announcement this week that additional
staff are to be introduced at the facility to take pressure off
existing nurses. There had been closure fears at some injuries
policy to stamp out signs
NEW council policy has been introduced this week to crackdown
distracting advertising signs besides roads in the Burnham-On-Sea
last week highlighted the problem after scores of advertising
signs sprung up along local roads in the area.
names VIP positions
of Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge Town Council gathered for their
first official group photograph on Monday evening (June 4th) as
the town's Mayor also named several important council positions.
Pauline Pollard named her Cadet and Chaplain of the year. More...
chase ends in arrest
POLICE footchase in the centre of Highbridge ended with a man
being arrested on suspicion of shoplifting on Monday morning,
June 4th. Burnham police descended on Market Street, pictured,
at around 11.15am after the man was spotted running from a shop.
feared trapped in mud
rescuers called out Burnham-On-Sea's rescue hovercraft on Monday
afternoon (June 4th) after a deer was reported to be trapped in
mud on Brean beach. The Light Of Elizabeth craft was launched
after the RSPCA and Secret World were concerned for its welfare.
delays after town blaze
were the scenes in Berrow Road, Burnham-On-Sea on Sunday afternoon
(June 3rd) after a small blaze broke out at a nursing home. One
elderly woman was treated for smoke inhalation and taken by ambulance
to Weston General Hospital following the blaze. More...
vandalised in Highbridge
HIGHBRIDGE car owner has been left with a big repair bill after
vandals broke into his garage and attacked his vehicle over the
weekend. The council-owned garage in Coronation Road was broken
into during the early hours of Saturday (June 2nd) and the car
event draws big crowds
of music lovers ignored gloomy weather forecasts to make Burnham-On-Sea's
annual Jazz In The Park concert a big success on Sunday afternoon
(June 3rd). They
were rewarded with an entertaining afternoon of music from three
top local jazz bands.
scare for Burnham driver!
WAS the heart-stopping scene faced by a motorist on Burnham-On-Sea
beach on Saturday evening (June 2nd). Boat owner Tim Robbins,
from Gloucester, was attempting to pull his boat onto a trailer
on the back of his Vauxhall 4x4 vehicle when it got into difficulties.
'could re-open bridge'
A £20,000 road chicane system
could be introduced on both sides of Highbridge's Walrow railway
bridge as part of an interim solution to get it re-opened. County
Highways boss Tony Shire discussed the proposal with Jill Shortland,
Leader of the County Council. More...
centre campaign launched
CAMPAIGN to save Burnham-On-Sea's closure-threatened job centre
was launched in the town on Sunday morning (June 3rd). Jill Shortland,
Leader of Somerset County Council, was joined by Burnham's Liberal
Democrat parliamentary candidate Tessa Munt. More...
cars roll into town
150 vintage vehicles rolled onto Burnham-On-Sea's seafront on
Saturday evening (June 2nd) for the 14th annual Vale of Avalon
Vintage Vehicle Road Run. Burnham's Mayor, Pauline Pollard, picked
a 1928 Austin 12 as the winner of the event. More...
in bogus caller warning
police have issued a fresh warning about bogus callers after an
elderly Highbridge woman was targeted on Friday evening (June
rushed to Daunton Close at around 6.30pm after the concerned lady
contacted police when a man claiming to be from the water board
tried to gain entry.
in Brean mud alert
called Burnham-On-Sea's rescue hovercraft to Brean beach on Saturday
afternoon (June 2nd) after a 20-year-old man was reported to be
in difficulty in the mud. The Spirit Of Lelaina hovercraft was
taken to Brean Cove by road with a crew of five onboard. More...
get spring clean
pavements should be looking a lot cleaner this week after the
town's bi-annual street wash was completed during the last few
days. Contractors working for Sedgemoor District Council completed
the first cleaning session of the year, as pictured.
handed Motor Club funds
of Burnham-On-Sea Motor Club were given a detailed tour of the
town's lifeboat station and its technical equipment when they
visited this week. While
they were there, they also handed over a cheque for £250
to Burnham's RNLI.
accident causes delays
elderly motorists had to be cut free from the wreckage of their
car when an accident on the M5 motorway near Burnham-On-Sea caused
traffic chaos on Friday afternoon (June 1st). Traffic ground to
a halt on the M5 and A38 after the three car pile-up.
appeal after assault
police issued an appeal on Friday (June 1st) for witnesses after
a man was assaulted in on the town's seafront over the May Bank
Holiday weekend. The victim was walking along The Esplanade by
the Pavilion at around 2.30am on Sunday May 27th.
pub reduced to rubble
BURNHAM-On-Sea pub was reduced to rubble on Thursday (May 31st)
when it was demolished to make way for a new development of flats.
Kevin Tippets, landlord of The Crown in Oxford Street, called
'last orders' for the final time back in March this year.
removed from proposals
extend Burnham-On-Sea's conservation area moved a step closer
this week when district councillors gave the proposals a green
light. But Burnham-On-Sea's jetty has been removed from the proposals
because it is not classed as a historic building.
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