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Burnham-On-Sea teenager launches new computer repairs business in town

An entrepreneurial Burnham-On-Sea teenager has launched a new computer repairs business in the town.

17,000 new trees to be planted in Somerset to mark birth of every baby...

Around 17,000 trees will be planted across Somerset as a result of a new 'Baby Trees' proposal approved by Somerset County Councillors this week.

Brent Knoll to hold ‘Pancake Saturday’ event to raise funds for Royal British Legion

A special event to celebrate this month’s Pancake Day is being held in Brent Knoll today (Saturday, February 22nd).

New owners of Burnham’s Royal Clarence Hotel plan to restore ‘nostalgic charm’

The new owners of an historic hotel on Burnham-On-Sea seafront say they hope to bring back some 'nostalgic charm' to the building.

Highbridge petition calls on council to halt sale of ‘precious pocket of green land’

A petition has been launched in a bid to try and prevent Sedgemoor District Council from selling off one of Highbridge's "last precious pockets of green land" - a piece of open public land that is earmarked for 110 new homes.

20mph speed limit zones to be introduced outside every Somerset school

Ambitious plans to keep children safe by installing an advisory 20mph zone outside every school in Somerset were announced today.

Photos: Burnham-On-Sea to Brean walk raises hospital funds in memory of Joe, 12

A group of Burnham-On-Sea fundraisers has raised hundreds of pounds for the Children’s Ward at Musgrove Park Hospital by taking part in a sponsored walk.

£2million boost to improving rural public transport services across Somerset

Extra funding to tackle rural isolation by improving public transport links across Somerset has been agreed by councillors this week.

Friends of Burnham-On-Sea Beach to hold beach clean this Saturday

Volunteers are being sought to join the Friends of Burnham-On-Sea Beach’s first cleaning event of the year today (Saturday, February 22nd).

Popular Burnham-On-Sea Italian restaurant re-opens after £100,000 refresh

A popular Italian restaurant in Burnham-On-Sea has re-opened this week following a major refurbishment costing £100,000.

Gliding enthusiast banned from flying above Burnham and Brean beaches

A paramotor gliding enthusiast has admitted three charges of flying over beaches in Burnham-On-Sea and Brean at less then 500 feet.

New fitness classes for over 60s in Burnham-On-Sea area hailed a success

New fitness classes have been launched in a bid to help elderly people in Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge get more active.

Baby rabbit rescued by Secret World Wildlife Rescue carers after Storm Dennis

A baby rabbit has been rescued by Secret World Wildlife Rescue carers from the Burnham-On-Sea area following Storm Dennis.

Major £1.8m project to protect Highbridge homes from flooding starts next week

Wessex Water will be starting work on a new flood alleviation scheme in Highbridge on Monday 24th February.

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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 and Highbridge Town Band welcomes new Musical Director Felicity Day

Burnham and Highbridge Band members have this welcomed the appointment of their new Musical Director, Felicity Day.

Huge overnight search operation in Burnham-On-Sea for two missing people

A missing person has been found safe and well in Burnham-On-Sea following an overnight search by Police and Coastguards during two call-outs today (Tuesday).

£860,000 project to upgrade five kilometres of gas supplies starts in Brent Knoll

A major £860,000 project to upgrade five kilometres of gas pipes in the Brent Knoll and East Brent area is set to begin this month.

Burnham Rotary Club welcomes Rotarian from Australia during special visit

Rotary International’s motto is that ‘Rotary connects the world’ and Lesley Hills put that to the test last month.

Ann Widdecombe to discuss her life on TV and in politics in Burnham-On-Sea visit

One of the most outspoken politicians, Ann Widdecombe, will give a talk at The Princess Theatre in Burnham-On-Sea as part of her first national tour.

New series of Mark Moor Markets set to launch this Saturday

A new series of quarterly indoor markets is set to start this weekend in the village of Mark near Burnham-On-Sea.

Photos: Storms leave damage along coast between Burnham and Brean

A stormy week of weather has left a trail of damage along the coastline between Burnham-On-Sea and Brean.

Burnham’s BARB Search & Rescue called to Wales to help in floods after Storm...

A flood rescue crew from Burnham-On-Sea's BARB Search & Rescue was called to South Wales on Sunday (February 16th) after severe flooding caused by...

Burnham lady battling Cancer raises £1,000 for charity with her family at head shave

A Burnham-On-Sea family raised over £1,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support on Sunday (February 16th) during an emotional fundraising event.

Seven week closure of Brent Knoll to Berrow road begins for water works

Major work to replace a water mains between Berrow and Brent Knoll has led to the closure of a busy road for seven weeks.

Photos: Model railway show attracts train enthusiasts to Highbridge

Model railway enthusiasts and train lovers in the Burnham-On-Sea area flocked to a special exhibition in the town over the weekend. The third annual ‘Gauge 0 Model Railway Exhibition’, presented by Sedgemoor Gauge 0 Group.

Brent Knoll village shop will close on 1st March as community steps up bid...

Brent Knoll’s village shop will close on March 1st, it has been confirmed this week, after the Post Office had already been put into suspension.

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