2008 Burnham-On-Sea News Archive
February 2008 news archive
2008 news archive
pass underage drinking test
operation carried out by Trading Standards officers and police
in Burnham-On-Sea over the weekend has found pubs in the town
centre are not willing to break the law by selling alcohol to
under-age drinkers. A special operation on Friday evening (March
28th) saw two volunteer teenagers - aged fifteen and sixteen -
try to illegally buy drinks.
oil spill probe in Mark
Environment Agency was called to investigate a second oil spill
in Mark, near Burnham-On-Sea. A resident spotted what was thought
to be more oil in a rhyne on Monday morning (March 31st) and alerted
the Agency. Animal rescue centre Secret World was contacted and
checked out if any wildlife was affected. More...
window contest to start
OVER 30 Burnham-On-Sea town centre businesses are
taking part in a 'spot the odd item in the shop window' competition
during April. The competition, run by Burnham-On-Sea Chamber Of
Trade, will involve items that firms do not sell being put into
Street gets a spring clean
BURNHAM-On-Sea's pavements should be looking a
lot cleaner this week after the town's bi-annual street wash got
underway. Contractors working for Sedgemoor District Council are
completing the first cleaning session of the year along the High
Street, pictured here.
music fans flock to Brean
OVER one thousand Queen fans descended on Brean
at the weekend for the 23rd annual Queen Fan Club Convention.
three-day event, held at Pontins holiday camp, attracted fans
from all over the world, including from as far away as America
and Australia. More...