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Speeding issues in Walrow, Highbridge to be discussed at public meeting tonight

A public meeting is being held in Highbridge tonight (Monday) to discuss speeding issues along Walrow and the possible creation of a new community speedwatch team.

Photos: Model rail show attracts train enthusiasts to Highbridge

Model railway enthusiasts and train lovers in the Burnham-On-Sea area flocked to a special ‘Gauge 0 Model Railway Exhibition’ in the town

Police issue warning to Highbridge parents after boy, 11, is invited into van by...

A warning has been issued to parents in Highbridge this week after a young boy was approached by the driver of a dark blue van, who invited him to get into the vehicle.

180 people attend Burnham-On-Sea Mayor’s fundraising night, raising £3,322

Over 180 people attended a fundraising evening with a coastal theme organised by Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge's Mayor on Saturday night (February 16th).

PHOTOS: 60 sackfuls of rubbish collected in latest beach clean in Burnham-On-Sea

More than 60 sackfuls of rubbish were collected during the latest beach clean in Burnham-On-Sea on Saturday (February 16th).

Rag week fun at King Alfred School Academy raises almost £3,500

Students at King Alfred School Academy have raised thousands of pounds for charity during their annual Rag Week.

Pedestrian taken to hospital after collision with vehicle in Burnham’s Seaview Road

A pedestrian was taken to hospital after a collision with a vehicle in Burnham-On-Sea on Friday (February 15th).

Tesco’s Bags of Help centenary grants aim to deliver boost in Burnham-On-Sea

Tesco is marking its centenary by offering community projects in the Burnham-On-Sea area the chance to bag their share of a huge £100,000 funding pot.

Motorist hurt in two vehicle crash on A370 at Lympsham

A busy route between Burnham-On-Sea and Weston was closed this afternoon (Friday) following a two-vehicle crash.

Burnham’s MP welcomes planned new law that will ‘accelerate’ moving illegal travellers

Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge’s MP, James Heappey, has this week welcomed proposed changes to the law that aim to "accelerate the process" for moving on...

Huge whale-shaped Airbus BelugaXL spotted in skies near Burnham-On-Sea

This whale-shaped Airbus BelugaXL aeroplane made a fly over the West Country on Thursday, travelling close to Burnham-On-Sea on its flight to Bristol Airport.

Burnham-On-Sea Pantomime Society thanks 1,200 people who attended its shows

Burnham-On-Sea and District Pantomime Society has thanked local people for supporting its latest shows during its 50th anniversary year.

Over 150 people attend Secret World Wildlife Rescue’s first wildlife conference

Secret World Wildlife Rescue had its first Wildlife Conference at the Oak Tree Arena last weekend with 150 delegates attending from all over the country.

West Huntspill’s Orchard Inn closes for major £160,000 refurbishment

West Huntspill's Orchard Inn is set to close this weekend for a major £160,000 refurbishment which will "breathe new life into the pub" say its owners.

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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

Date for 2019 Burnham-On-Sea Carnival announced at group’s AGM

Organisers of Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge’s annual carnival have started work on this autumn’s 73rd annual parade during the group’s AGM.

Solar energy farm delivers funding boost for Burnham-On-Sea community groups

Local community groups in the Burnham-On-Sea area are being invited to submit bids for thousands of pounds of funding from a local solar energy farm.

UPDATE: Drink driver arrested after car crashes into wall in Highbridge

Police have arrested a driver on suspicion of drink driving after a crash in Highbridge last weekend.

Burnham-On-Sea swimming team makes a big splash at regional event

The Burnham-On-Sea Swim and Sports Academy’s Swim Team Junior Development Squad put in a fantastic performance to come second overall.

Plans for 29 new flats in Highbridge town centre win approval despite local concerns

Plan to turn Highbridge’s former Canal House site into a modern development of 29 flats have been approved by Sedgemoor District Council despite opposition from town councillors and some residents.

Coastguards in second call-out to Brean Down amid concern for dog walker

Burnham-On-Sea Coastguards were called to Brean Down for a second consecutive day on Tuesday (February 12th) following concerns for the welfare of a dog owner attempting to catch one of his two dogs off their leads.

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