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Burnham-On-Sea water skiers selected to compete at World Championships

Two young Burnham-On-Sea water skiers have being selected to compete at the sport's World Championships.

Winter health warning issued to Burnham-On-Sea residents as pressure mounts on NHS

Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge residents have this week been urged to stay healthy as cold weather arrives and pressure mounts on local NHS services.

Burnham’s Lakeside Holiday Park starts its 2019 entertainment line-up in style!

Burnham-On-Sea's Lakeside Holiday Park is holding its first public entertainment event of the new year this weekend.

Burnham-On-Sea’s High Street RSPCA charity shop to close down this week

Burnham-On-Sea's RSPCA charity shop in the High Street is closing this week, the organisation has confirmed.

3% council tax rise proposed by Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge councillors

Residents across Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge face an increase in their council tax bills of around 3% this year following a vote by town councillors on Monday night (January 14th).

Burnham-On-Sea’s first beach clean of 2019 to be held this Saturday

Volunteers are being sought to join the Friends of Burnham-On-Sea Beach’s first clean of 2019 this Saturday (January 19th).

Burnham-On-Sea Pantomime Society’s 50th annual show, Cinderella, opens this week

Burnham-On-Sea’s award-winning Pantomime Society is making final preparations to perform its 50th annual show, the classic Cinderella, which opens this week.

Highbridge’s King Alfred School Academy to hold sixth form open evening

Highbridge’s King Alfred School Academy is set to hold a special Sixth Form Open Evening this month when the facilities and opportunities will be showcased.

Burnham-On-Sea’s MP James Heappey voted for PM’s failed Brexit deal

Burnham-On-Sea’s MP has today confirmed he will be voting for Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal in tonight's crunch Parliament vote.

New life-saving defibrillator unveiled outside Burnham-On-Sea’s Ritz Cinema

Burnham-On-Sea's Ritz Social Club has unveiled a brand new community defibrillator in the heart of the town centre this week.

VIDEO: Burnham’s BARB crews rescue stranded car on Brean beach

A crew from Burnham-On-Sea's BARB Search & Rescue was called out on Sunday afternoon (January 13th) to rescue this vehicle stuck in mud on...

Burnham-On-Sea fire crews called to chimney blaze in Mark

A Burnham-On-Sea fire crew was sent to tackle a chimney fire in the village of Mark on Sunday evening (January 13th). One fire appliance was...

Model railway weekend to be held in Highbridge this February

Model railway enthusiasts and train lovers in the Burnham-On-Sea area will enjoy a special exhibition taking place during February.

45 volunteers collect sackfuls of rubbish in beach clean-up at Berrow

Over 40 volunteers turned out to support a beach clean in Berrow on Saturday morning (January 12th).

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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

Brean beach re-opens after fire crews and Coastguards investigate ‘hazardous’ chemical drum

An area of Brean beach was cordoned off by fire crews this afternoon (Saturday) after a potentially hazardous chemical drum was washed up on the tide line. 

Brent House Carvery near Burnham-On-Sea starts work on refurbishment project

A refurbishment has started at the Brent House Carvery on the A38 near Burnham-On-Sea this month.

Secret World makes renewed appeal for help after damage to aviaries

Secret World Wildlife Centre near Burnham-On-Sea says its resident birds of prey have been left feeling lonely after the charity’s aviaries were badly damaged by strong winds over Christmas.

Pub near Highbridge is back on sale after Hinkley Point accommodation plans axed

The Watchfield Inn near Highbridge has gone back on the market for £495,000, just months after controversial plans for Hinkley Point accommodation to be sited there were axed.

Highbridge firm thanked for support of on-call Burnham-On-Sea firefighter

Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service has this week awarded a Highbridge employer with a Chief Fire Officer's Certificate of Appreciation to thank it for supporting a Burnham-On-Sea firefighter.

Fancy becoming a councillor? These two events could help you decide

If you have ever thought about standing for election for Sedgemoor District Council or Burnham and Highbridge Town Council, this year's local elections will give you a chance to get involved.

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