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Singing Children Of Africa set to return to Burnham-On-Sea next week

The Singing Children of Africa are making a welcome return visit to the Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge area from 22nd September for over a week of performances.

Big night of speedway in store tonight at Highbridge’s Oaktree Arena

Five years ago a dramatic first bend incident in the Grand Final of the Premier League Pairs championship caused heartbreak for Somerset fans and Nick Morris alike.

Burnham’s Dementia Friendly 3rd Thursday service celebrates second anniversary

Burnham-On-Sea's MP and Mayor were among the visitors at the town's St Andrew’s Church this week when its popular Dementia Friendly 3rd Thursday service celebrated its second anniversary.

New headteacher starts her role at Pawlett Primary School Academy

A new headteacher has this month started her role at Pawlett Primary School Academy.

BT to axe Burnham phone boxes, revealing one was used just twice in a...

Two of Burnham-On-Sea’s last remaining payphone boxes are set to be removed, BT has announced this week, blaming the growing use of mobile phones.

Council cordons off part of Apex Park play area due to colony of bees

Part of Highbridge's Apex Park play area has this week been cordoned off by Sedgemoor District Council due to a colony of masonry bees.

Burnham-On-Sea kite festival organiser voices concern over beach glass

Concerns have this week been raised about shards of glass being found on Burnham-On-Sea beach.

Burnham-On-Sea couple inspire hospice initiative backed by Sir Cliff and Jeffrey Archer

A Burnham-On-Sea couple’s ‘fairytale’ 2018 wedding has helped inspire celebrities including Sir Cliff Richard and Jeffrey Archer to support a local charity’s new bid to help other dreams come true.

Berrow Parish Council unveils plans to extend car parking around village’s sports hall

Berrow Parish Council has unveiled new plans to extend the car parking area around the village's sports pavilion.

Burnham-On-Sea holiday park owner begins four-day fundraising cycle ride

A Burnham-On-Sea cyclist is set to pedal off today (Thursday) on a fundraising ride from Bristol to Paris to raise funds for charity.

Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge school places available for next September

Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge parents are being urged to make sure they apply for school places online and in time.

West Huntspill Church receives £97,100 boost from National Lottery Heritage Fund

West Huntspill Church has this week received a £97,100 boost from the National Lottery Heritage Fund towards a major repairs and refurbishment project.

A38 Brent Knoll crash: Police appeal for information after pedestrian dies

Burnham-On-Sea Police have issued an appeal for information following a fatal accident in which a pedestrian died in a collision with a car on the A38 Bristol Road at Brent Knoll on Tuesday (September 17th).

Burnham-On-Sea cyclist raises £1,900 during four-day charity ride to Paris

A Burnham-On-Sea cyclist has pedalled his way from Bristol to Paris in four days to raise £1,900 for a regional charity. Paul Young was among...

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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

Stranded car stuck in soft sand on Burnham-On-Sea beach towed to safety by BARB

A stranded car was towed to safety after getting stuck in soft sand on Burnham-On-Sea beach on Monday (September 16th).

Burnham girl, 7, walks 12.9 miles to raise £400 for hospice in grandfather’s memory

A kind-hearted 7-year-old Burnham-On-Sea girl has walked 12.9 miles to raise funds for a hospice charity in memory of her grandfather who passed away earlier this year.

Dementia-friendly service celebration to be held in Burnham-On-Sea this week

Burnham-On-Sea’s St Andrew’s Church is to hold a special service this week to mark and celebrate the first two years of its monthly dementia-friendly 3rd Thursday service.

Pedestrian dies in collision with car on A38 at Brent Knoll

The A38 Bristol Road is closed this morning (Tuesday) between Burnham-On-Sea’s Edithmead roundabout and Brent Knoll’s Brent Street following a ‘serious’ overnight crash.

Updated plans for 95 new homes in Highbridge get council ‘thumbs up’

Updated plans for 95 new homes at Highbridge's former Delta Engineering factory site have this week been given a ‘thumbs-up’ by town councillors.

Burnham-On-Sea Swim & Sports Academy instructor wins triathlon crown

A Burnham-On-Sea Swim and Sports Academy fitness and swimming instructor is celebrating after winning a top triathlon competition.

Fourth porpoise found washed up on Brean beach, having died of several injuries

A fourth porpoise has been found washed up on Brean beach in the space of a month, having died of several injuries.

Brent Knoll rallies together to create new traffic-calming scarecrow after vandalism

Residents in Brent Knoll have rallied together after mean-spirited vandals set on fire two scarecrows set up by a busy road in Brent Knoll with the aim of slowing traffic down.

Have your say on the future of local public recreation spaces in new council...

Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge residents are being invited to have their say on the future of local public recreation spaces in a new survey.

New dementia cafe to open today at Burnham-On-Sea nursing home

A new Dementia Café will launch on Tuesday 17th September at Burnham-On-Sea’s Priory Court Care & Nursing Home in Oxford Street in conjunction with the official Burnham and Highbridge Dementia Action Alliance group.

Woman dies following A38 West Huntspill crash, confirm Police

Police say an elderly woman has sadly died after a crash on the A38 in West Huntspill last week. The incident happened on the Bristol...

Burnham-On-Sea Coastguards called out three times in an hour

Burnham-On-Sea Coastguards were called out three times in an hour on Sunday (September 15th) to incidents on Brean and Berrow beaches as the hot...

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