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Burnham-On-Sea group helping people with autism and Asperger’s celebrates 3rd year

A Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge community group helping people with autism and Aspergers has celebrated its third birthday this week.

Hinkley cash helps Burnham and Highbridge Men’s Shed grow facilities and members

Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge Men's Shed has been able to expand its facilities and start a women's shed following a funding boost from the Hinkley Point C Community Fund.

Photos: Burns night celebration held by Burnham-On-Sea Moose International lodge

Members of Burnham-On-Sea's Moose International celebrated Burns Night on Saturday (January 25th) at their annual New Year Party.

‘Struggling’ kitesurfer rescued from sea at Brean by RNLI lifeboat crews

Burnham-On-Sea Coastguards and lifeboat crews were called out to help a kitesurfer in difficulty in the sea off Brean beach on Sunday morning (January...

Town Council unveils plans for new Burnham and Highbridge Youth Awards

Plans have been unveiled this week for a new Youth Awards scheme in Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge to recognise the work of local young people. 

Burnham-On-Sea’s BARB crews join regional multi-agency flood rescue exercise

Volunteers from Burnham-On-Sea's BARB Search & Rescue were among dozens of crewmembers from across the region who have taken part in a joint exercise to test their readiness to deal with major flooding incidents.

Tonight: UK’s first Christmas concert of 2020 to be held at King Alfred School!

Britain’s first Christmas concert of the 2020s is be held this month at King Alfred School Academy - 11 months early!

Highbridge firm’s staff thanked for rescuing driver from roadside ditch

Two men from a Highbridge company have been praised for their good deed in rescuing a motorist whose car had slid into a roadside ditch during last week's icy weather.

Burnham-On-Sea fundraiser gears up for four-day, 470km cycling challenge

A Burnham-On-Sea cyclist plans to pedal his way from Bristol to Paris in four days to raise funds for a regional charity - the second year running he has taken on the challenge.

Two-day model railway exhibition coming to Highbridge in February

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

Burnham-On-Sea is short-listed for leading coach tourism award

Burnham-On-Sea has been short-listed for the award of the UK’s ‘Coach Friendly Destination of the Year’ in the 2020 National Coach Tourism Awards.

Avon and Somerset Police to get an extra £22.6million to tackle crime in region

Avon and Somerset Police look set to receive an extra £22.6million from the Government to tackle crime – an increase of 7.4% from last year.

Leading ballet theatre group to perform show in Burnham-On-Sea this March

One of the greatest ballets of all time, Giselle, is set to be performed at Burnham-On-Sea's Princess Theatre in March 2020.

Members of Burnham-On-Sea’s Music For The Memory enjoy visit by local school

Members of Burnham-On-Sea’s Music for the Memory, a Dementia musical activity group, recently had a special visit by a local school.

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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

Co-Op announces February opening date for new Highbridge store

A new Co-Op convenience store in Highbridge will open on Thursday 6th February 2020, its owners have said this week.

Burnham-On-Sea teenager achieves prestigious Duke of Edinburgh gold award

A Burnham-On-Sea teenager has achieved a prestigious Duke of Edinbugh gold award. Lottie Leader, 17, from King Alfred School Academy, has completed several activities over many months before achieving the award.

Burnham-On-Sea fire crew called to tackle kitchen blaze in Cheddar

Burnham-On-Sea firefighters were called to Cheddar early this morning (Friday) to tackle a kitchen blaze started by a microwave.

Video: Hundreds of fish moved into fishing lake at Highbridge’s Apex Park

A big operation has been completed to move hundreds of fish into a fishing lake at Highbridge's Apex Park.

Ministers visit Hinkley Point C near Burnham-On-Sea to see power station progress

Ministers from the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy visited Hinkley Point C on Thursday (January 23rd) to see the progress at the new nuclear power station.

Double call-out for Burnham-On-Sea Coastguards on one afternoon

Burnham-On-Sea Coastguards were called out twice in one afternoon on Wednesday (January 22nd).

Music Hall entertainer Andy Eastwood to perform in Burnham-On-Sea this March

Music Hall style entertainer Andy Eastwood will be peforming at The Princess Theatre in Burnham-On-Sea on March 21st.

Brean Splash unveils plans for new water rides and ‘feature pool’ in new expansion

Brean Splash water park has this week unveiled new plans to extend its facilities with a new outdoor 'feature pool' and new water rides.

Tiny orphaned fox cub rescued after being found next to body of dead mother

Burnham-On-Sea wildlife carers are looking after this tiny fox cub which has been found besides the body of its dead mother.

Burnham fundraiser to run London Marathon for ‘Save the Rhino’ dressed as a rhino!

Burnham-On-Sea fundraiser Andy Humphries hopes to raise thousands of pounds for Save the Rhino International by running the London Marathon dressed as one of the animals! 

Burnham-On-Sea Ritz Social Club celebrates Guinness quality award

Burnham-On-Sea’s Ritz Social Club is celebrating after being awarded a 'Quality Approved' award for its Guinness.

Tickets on sale for popular Highbridge fashion show which returns next week

Dozens of bargain hunters are expected to converge on Highbridge’s King Alfred School when a popular annual fashion show is held.

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