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Burnham-On-Sea holiday park awarded prestigious green award for fifth year

Professor David Bellamy has named Dulhorn Farm Holiday Park near Burnham-On-Sea as one of the UK's greenest places to take a holiday - and awarded it a special award for protecting the natural world.

Burnham and Highbridge Town Band’s autumn concert to be held tomorrow

Final tickets are on sale for Burnham and Highbridge Town Band's autumn concert, which takes place on Sunday 20th October. The band will be playing...

New closures for Burnham Minor Injuries Unit amid ongoing staff shortage

Ongoing staff shortages are being blamed for further new unplanned closures of Burnham-On-Sea’s Minor Injuries Unit.

Work starts on 39 new flats at Tuckers Garage site in Burnham-On-Sea after clean-up

Long-awaited work to clear up Burnham-On-Sea’s former Tuckers Garage site has been completed as its owners start building work at the site.

Police warn Somerset holiday home owners over rising numbers of pop-up brothels

Owners of holiday homes and short-term rental properties in Somerset are being urged by Police to check that their houses and flats are not being used as brothels.

Burnham-On-Sea food festival organisers short-listed for four national awards

The shortlist for the prestigious National Outdoor Events Association Awards 2019 has been announced and Burnham-On-Sea's Food Festival organisers are celebrating after being shortlisted in FOUR categories. 

Stranded horse box rescued on Brean beach by Burnham’s BARB Search & Rescue

A stranded horse box was rescued after getting stuck on Brean beach on Thursday (October 17th). BARB Search & Rescue was called out just after...

£855 raised for Friends of Burnham-On-Sea Hospital during fundraising evening

£855 has been raised for the Friends of Burnham-On-Sea Hospital charity during a fundraising evening in the town.

Learn how to restart a heart with St John Ambulance at Highbridge first aid...

St John Ambulance volunteers in Highbridge will teach the public how to save lives this month, as part of their 2019 Restart A Heart campaign.

Royal Mail strike in Burnham-On-Sea moves closer as posties back industrial action

A postal strike in Burnham-On-Sea has moved a step closer after local Royal Mail staff supported a national strike ballot.

Burnham-On-Sea men hailed as ‘heroes’ after helping in rescue of woman from sea

Two Burnham-On-Sea residents have been hailed as 'heroes' for their part in the rescue of a woman drowning in the sea earlier this week.

Burnham-On-Sea jet skier returns home after suffering injuries in accident in France

A Burnham-On-Sea jet ski enthusiast has returned back to the UK after receiving treatment for head injuries in a hospital in France following a serious accident at the weekend.

Burnham-On-Sea cancer survivor holds head shave to help 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.

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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

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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