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Widow of Burnham-On-Sea boxer visits club with donation of boxing gloves

The widow of a Burnham-On-Sea boxer who tragically died of cancer three years ago has made an emotional return to his club to present it with a pair of boxing gloves.

Police called to two-car collision in Burnham-On-Sea’s Love Lane

Emergency services were called to a two-vehicle collision in Burnham-On-Sea town centre on Wednesday afternoon (March 20th).

Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge residents urged to join Apex Park litter-pick

Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge residents are being encouraged to get involved with a nationwide campaign from Keep Britain Tidy to clean up local communities in April.

Burnham-On-Sea Bowling Club offers taster sessions for newcomers

Burnham-On-Sea Bowling Club is offering taster sessions to newcomers who are interested in getting started in the sport.

Tickets on sale for casino night fundraiser for Burnham’s BARB Search & Rescue

Final tickets are on sale for a Burnham-On-Sea charity’s fundraising casino night that is being held this month. BARB Search & Rescue is holding the...

Controversial plans REJECTED for 47 homes in Walrow, Highbridge after 123 objections

Controversial plans for 47 new homes at Walrow in Highbridge have been approved by Sedgemoor District Councillors today (Tuesday).

60 year-old plastic washing-up liquid bottle washes up on Brean beach

A plastic washing-up liquid bottle produced more than 60 years ago has washed up on Brean beach this week.

Photos: Spring starts today! Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge burst into bloom

Spring officially starts today (Wednesday) and signs of the new season are already bursting into bloom across Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge.

Burnham-On-Sea’s Ness Holbrow raises over £570 for eating disorder charity

An eating disorder sufferer in Burnham-On-Sea who owns a Crufts-winning dog has raised over £570 by holding a unique fundraising initiative this month to raise funds for a cause close to her heart.

‘Have your say on Hinkley Point C cooling of water and fish’ – Environment...

A new consultation will give Burnham-On-Sea residents a chance to have their say about proposed changes to how cooling water is taken from the Severn Estuary by Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant and its impact on fish. 

Polling cards set to arrive in Burnham and Highbridge shortly for local elections

Polling cards for district, town and parish council elections taking place on Thursday, May 2nd will be arriving on Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge doormats during the next few days.

“Disgraceful” plan to turn former Highbridge library into flats rejected by town council

Controversial plans to turn Highbridge’s former library into two new flats have been described as "madness" and "a disgrace" by angry town councillors and the Chamber of Trade this week.

Man arrested by Police after ‘fail-to-stop collision’ in Burnham-On-Sea town centre

Burnham-On-Sea Police are investigating a collision in the town on Sunday afternoon (March 17th).

Brent Knoll’s Royal British Legion holds service to dedicate new Standard

A special service was held on Sunday (March 17th) to lay up the old Brent Knoll Royal British Legion Standard and dedicate a new one.

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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 artist’s unique binary art goes on display at Princess Theatre

A Burnham-On-Sea artist's unique exhibition of her work is underway in the town's Princess Theatre this month.

Take a trip down memory lane at illustrated Highbridge history talk

Highbridge residents are being invited to take a trip down memory lane when a history talk is held in the town this month.

Sedgemoor District Council publishes formal Notice of Election for May elections

Sedgemoor District Council has this week published its formal Notice of Election for the forthcoming elections for District, Town and Parish councils in the Burnham-On-Sea area to be held on Thursday, May 2nd 2019.

Arrest after ten holidaymakers are removed from Burnham Holiday Village by Police

Police were called to a disturbance at Burnham-On-Sea Holiday Village over the weekend that led to a group of ten holidaymakers being 'removed from...

Burnham-On-Sea’s Coffee Corner unveils new look for popular town centre cafe

A popular cafe in Burnham-On-Sea has unveiled a refurbishment of its facilities this month.

Brean fundraiser aims to climb the height of Mount Everest in 24 hours for...

The Captain of Brean Golf Club will be climbing the height of Mount Everest during a fundraising challenge next month.

Final results and photos from 2019 Highbridge Festival of the Arts

The first day of Highbridge Festival of the Arts saw some superb performances in Speech & Drama from both local children and adults, with one child entrant and a group of adults both receiving Honours marks. 

Energy bills event in Highbridge this week aims to save residents money

If your energy bills are getting too expensive, then an event taking place in Highbridge this week may help.

Police hold week of ‘enforcement and education’ to target knife crime

Officers across Somerset, including the Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge area, are taking part in a week of action aimed at reducing the number of knives on the streets, and educating young people about the dangers of carrying a knife.

‘We’re Singin’ In The Rain!’ Theatre classic to be performed by Burnham youth group

Members of a youth theatre group from across the Burnham-On-Sea area are set to perform the classic Singin' In The Rain.

Successful coffee mornings give Burnham-On-Sea Hospital an £860 boost

A series of monthly coffee mornings in Burnham-On-Sea has raised over £860 for the town’s hospital since the start of the year.

Burnham-On-Sea’s Friends of Marine Cove set to start work in seafront gardens

With the arrival of Spring, volunteers at Burnham-On-Sea’s Friends of Marine Cove are set to start work in the seafront gardens. 

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