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Burnham enjoys hottest day of the year so far as temperatures hit 24.1°C (75.3°F)

The Burnham-On-Sea area is set to enjoy a balmy Easter weekend of sunny weather - giving local tourism businesses a welcome boost.

West Huntspill’s model railway to hold Easter Day egg trail and train rides

West Huntspill’s model railway will be holding a special Easter egg hunt with train rides on Easter Sunday.

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt underway on Brean Down this weekend

A Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt is underway at Brean Down for the Easter weekend. The National Trust is hosting the traditional Easter Egg hunt on the slopes of the Down every day from April 18th-22nd from 11am – 2pm each day.

Police appeal for witnesses after man is mugged and slashed with knife in Burnham

Police have appealed for witnesses after a person was mugged in Burnham-On-Sea early on Friday morning (April 19th).

Burnham greengrocer celebrates winning regional award for second year

A Burnham-On-Sea town centre greengrocer is celebrating this week after winning a top regional award for a second consecutive year.

Motorist caught speeding at 104mph on M5 motorway at Burnham-On-Sea

A motorist who was caught speeding at more than 100mph on the M5 at Burnham-On-Sea has been charged by magistrates.

Burnham-On-Sea Mayor opens new dementia care facilities at Frith House care home

Burnham-On-Sea's Mayor and Mayoress joined celebrations at the town's Frith House care home this week as new facilities for those dementia were unveiled.

Burnham United AFC seeks new Chairperson to take on role next month

Burnham United AFC is seeking a new Chairperson to take on the role from the end of May 2019 when the current Chairman stands down at the club's AGM in May.

Plan to convert shops in Burnham-On-Sea’s Abingdon Street into homes approved

Plans to turn two ‘run down’ former shops in Burnham-On-Sea into two new homes have been welcomed by town councillors this month. 

Burnham-On-Sea beach warden bitten by dog on Berrow beach

A Burnham-On-Sea beach warden is recovering after being bitten by a stray dog at Berrow.

Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrats Jo Swinson visits Burnham-On-Sea

Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrats visited Burnham-On-Sea on Wednesday (April 17th) as the local election campaign heated up.

Solar energy farm funding deadline nears for Burnham-On-Sea community groups

Local community groups in the Burnham-On-Sea area have until April 30th to submit bids for thousands of pounds of funding from a local solar energy farm.

98% of Somerset children offered primary school place at top three choices

Nearly 98 per cent of Somerset children were offered a primary school place at one of their top three choices, the County Council’s new school admission figures show this week.

Busy Easter weekend begins today at St Andrew’s Church in Burnham-On-Sea

A busy Easter is coming to St Andrew's Church in Burnham-On-Sea with a wide range of services and activities.

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Golden light for beach walkers in Burnham (Photo Nick Whetstone)Walkers enjoying Burnham beach and sand dunesBeach silhouettes at Burnham-On-Sea on December 30thBoats along the River Brue in Burnham. Photo: Nick WhetstoneFoggy day by the River Brue in Highbridge (Photo: Yak)Burnham sea wall steps. Photo: Nick WhetstoneSeafront busy with winter walkers (Photo Nick Whetstone)Stunning rainbow over Burnham beach. Photo: Nick Whetstone

Brean charity fundraising night raises over £8,000 for St Margaret’s Hospice

British Holiday & Home Parks Association and Discover Brean's charity ball has raised over £8,000 for St Margaret’s Hospice.

Burnham-On-Sea dementia-friendly church group raises awareness

Members of St Andrew’s Church Dementia Friendly Service, called 3rd Thursday, have all been presented with a home grown gift - a flowering Forget-Me-Not plant to raise awareness of Dementia.

APPROVED: ‘Disgraceful’ plan to turn Highbridge library into flats wins final go-ahead

Controversial plans by Sedgemoor District Council to convert Highbridge’s former library building into new flats have been given final approval by councillors this week. The...

Farm near Burnham offers ‘freshest milk around’ from new milk vending machine

A dairy farm near Burnham-On-Sea has launched a new milk vending machine and farm shop to encourage local shoppers to try products fresh from the source.

Highbridge’s Apex Park wins five-star ranking from South West In Bloom

Highbridge's Apex Leisure and Wildlife Park has this wek been awarded five stars by South West In Bloom as part of its 'Pride in Parks Award'.

Local running club members rally round to help Burnham and Highbridge Foodbank

Members of a local running club have rallied round to help Burnham and Highbridge Foodbank with supplies this Easter.

Motorist taken to hospital after crash on country road between Brean and Lympsham

A motorist was taken to hospital following a crash near Burnham-On-Sea this week.

Tesco shoppers in Burnham-On-Sea give veterans charity a £4,000 boost

A charity has been given £4,000 to help more veterans with health conditions back into work thanks to support from Tesco shoppers in Burnham-On-Sea.

New story time sessions launch at Burnham-On-Sea’s Coffee Corner cafe

A new series of story time sessions has launched at Burnham-On-Sea's Coffee Corner cafe.

Burnham and Highbridge Sea Cadets celebrate donation of new minibus

Burnham-On-Sea & Highbridge Sea Cadets Unit is this week celebrating after taking delivery of a new minibus thanks to a kind local donation.

Burnham-On-Sea and Cheddar fire crews extinguish Land Rover blaze

Burnham-On-Sea firefighters were called out on Monday morning (April 15th) to tackle a blaze that left a Land Rover badly damaged.

Highbridge furniture store Sopha announces date for its Grand Opening

Highbridge furniture store Sopha has this week announced its Grand Opening will be held on Saturday 27th April with a special community event.

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Easter shop windows competition

Over 30 shops and businesses across Burnham town centre are taking part in the town's annual Easter shop windows competition to find mystery items hidden in shop windows and online. This background image is Burnham-On-Sea.com's entry!