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Burnham-On-Sea cancer survivor holds head shave to help cancer support centre

A Burnham-On-Sea cancer survivor has raised hundreds of pounds for Macmillan Weston Cancer Centre by having her head shaved.

Burnham-On-Sea Memory Walk raises local awareness for Alzheimer’s Society

A ‘memory walk’ was held in Burnham-On-Sea on Sunday (13th October) to raise awareness of the Alzheimer’s Society.

Increase in Taser-trained Police officers announced across Somerset after assaults

The number of Taser trained officers in Avon and Somerset Police will increase to 650 by April 2021 in response to a rising number of assaults on officers.

Ofgem rejects £80m in funding requests for Hinkley Point C grid connection

Ofgem has lowered the amount of money it will pay the National Grid to connect Hinkley Point C to the national power network by £80m.

Controversial plans rejected for 47 new homes in Walrow, Highbridge after appeal

Controversial plans for 47 new homes at Walrow in Highbridge have this week been rejected by the Planning Inspectorate after the land owner's appeal...

Warning issued to Burnham-On-Sea dog owners after pet gets stuck in badger snare

Dog owners across the Burnham-On-Sea area have been warned to be aware of the danger of animal snares being left along footpaths after a dog became trapped in one earlier this week.

Mystery surrounds empty fishing boat washed up on Stert Island

Mystery surrounds an old fishing boat found beached on Stert Island on Tuesday morning (October 15th). Burnham-On-Sea Coastguards and an RNLI lifeboat were called out...

Community-spirited Burnham teenager organises quiz night to boost tourist centre

Community-spirited teenager Sam Ashton is organising a quiz night to raise funds for the group that runs Burnham-On-Sea's tourist information centre.

Brent Knoll School to hold open mornings this week for prospective pupils

Brent Knoll School is holding two open mornings this week for prospective pupils starting in September 2020 and their parents to find out about its facilities.

Police issue appeal for missing teenager Emma Slamaker who could be in our area

Police are asking for help to trace a vulnerable 16-year-old girl who has gone missing from her Bridgwater home.

Film screening raises £650 for Burnham-On-Sea Christmas lights switch-on event

A special screening of a hit movie was held in Burnham-On-Sea on Monday (October 14th) to raise money for the town’s Christmas lights switch-on.

Syringes and medicines found washed up in latest beach cleans

Syringes and medicines were among the debris found washed up along Berrow beach during a beach clean at the weekend.

Burnham Coastguards and lifeboat called to stranded boat on Stert Island

Burnham-On-Sea Coastguards and RNLI lifeboats were called out this morning (Tuesday) to investigate a beached vessel on Stert Island.

Photos: Burnham-On-Sea’s new Hillview Carnival Club cart starts to take shape

Burnham-On-Sea’s Hillview Carnival Club is working around the clock to complete the work of building their huge Caribbean-themed cart for the start of the new carnival season.

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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

Burnham-On-Sea fire crew urges motorists to park responsibly amid access concerns

Burnham-On-Sea fire station has this week urged residents to park responsibly and ensure their vehicles are not preventing access to emergency services after concerns were raised about cars parked in a Highbridge street over the weekend.

Burnham-On-Sea’s In Charley’s Memory chosen as charity of the year by schools trust

Burnham-On-Sea's In Charley’s Memory has this week been selected as the official charity of the year for the six schools of The Priory Learning Trust (TPLT), showing their support for mental health awareness among children.

East Huntspill social worker short-listed for top award after 42 years of service

An inspirational Somerset County Council social worker has been short-listed for a prestigious award in recognition of her contribution to the profession over four decades.

Brean holiday park wins gold award for its wildlife conservation work

Brean’s Holiday Resort Unity has received a Gold Award in the British Holiday & Home Parks Association’s 2019 David Bellamy Conservation Awards for a fifth consecutive year.

Brean ladies night this Friday will raise funds for Somerset breast cancer charity

Tickets are on sale for a ladies night being held in aid of a Burnham-On-Sea based breast cancer support charity.

Burnham-On-Sea celebrates winning silver award at Britain In Bloom ceremony

Burnham-On-Sea’s Mayor has this week congratulated the organisers of the town’s entry into the annual Britain In Bloom competition after it won a top silver pennant award.

Woman rescued from sea in Burnham after walker’s quick-thinking action

A woman was rescued from sea water in Burnham-On-Sea this evening (Sunday). thanks to the quick-thinking actions of a seafront walker.

New road safety scheme launched at St Andrew’s School in Burnham-On-Sea

A new Police-led scheme has been launched at St Andrew’s Junior School in Burnham-On-Sea in a bid to boost road safety for pupils.

Tiny dormouse rescued from recycling bin by Secret World Wildlife Rescue Centre

This tiny dormouse is being cared for by the team at Secret World Wildlife Centre near Burnham-On-Sea after being rescued from a recycling bin.

Photos: Schnauzerfest walk on Brean beach attracts over 100 dogs and owners

Brean Beach hosted one of more than 70 nationwide ‘Schnauzerfest’ walks at the weekend with the aim of bringing together schnauzer dogs, their owners...

Brean Land Yacht Club opens new £30,000 clubhouse after storm damage

Brean Land Yachting Club has formally opened its brand new £30,000 clubhouse this week, replacing the previous building that was destroyed by a storm...

Burnham Coastguards and BARB crew in six-hour search for missing man

Crews from Burnham-On-Sea Coastguard and BARB Search & Rescue were called out today (Saturday) to join a major search in Weston for a missing person.

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