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Highbridge recycling centre to open later at weekends as part of a series of changes in 2019

  Highbridge's waste recycling centre is set to open later at weekends when a number of changes are introduced to the service next Spring. All recycling...

Brean Leisure Park presents £6,500 to local groups in Burnham-On-Sea area

Thousands of pounds have been raised for local charities in the Burnham-On-Sea area following a summer of fundraising at Brean Leisure Park.

101-year-old veteran was among the visitors at Berrow Remembrance exhibition

101 year-old war veteran Tom Slater was among the visitors at a special Remembrance exhibition and event in Berrow at the weekend.

Christmas craft fair and bazaar to be held at Burnham-On-Sea’s Princess Theatre on Saturday

Burnham-On-Sea's Friends of The Princess Theatre will be holding their annual Christmas Bazaar and Craft Fair on Saturday November 17th.

Road between Burnham-On-Sea and Brent Knoll closed for roadworks this week

Motorists travelling between Burnham-On-Sea and Brent Knoll face a long diversion route this week due to the closure of a busy road.

Photos & Video: Burnham-On-Sea honours its war dead with Remembrance parade and ceremony

Hundreds of people attended Burnham-On-Sea’s Remembrance Day ceremony today to honour those local people who have died in conflicts.

Photos & Video: Highbridge marks Remembrance Day with parade and service

Dozens of Highbridge residents joined a Remembrance Day ceremony in the town centre on Sunday.

Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge to mark WW1 centenary with remembrance events today

A number of events are taking place in Burnham-On-Sea this week to mark the centenary of the ending of the First World War.
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VIDEO: MP James Heappey unveils Brent Knoll plaque in honour of WW1 dead

The 100th anniversary of the First World War was commemorated with a special plaque unveiling in Brent Knoll on Saturday (November 10th).

Burnham-On-Sea seafront fireworks raised almost £2,000 for local good causes

Almost £2,000 was collected for local good causes during last Sunday night's seafront fireworks display in Burnham-On-Sea.

Local environmental group airs concerns over “worsening climate situation”

Members of a local environmental group have this week written to Burnham-On-Sea's MP to air their concerns over reports of a "worsening climate situation"...

Photos: 100th anniversary of WW1 marked across Burnham-On-Sea area

The 100th anniversary of the First World War is being marked with special commemorations this weekend across the Burnham-On-Sea area. Remembrance Day is being marked with...

Decision on re-opening Weston Hospital A&E delayed until next year

A decision on the future of A&E services at Weston General Hospital will not be announced until next year. It's been closed overnight since July 2017 after an inspection found dangerously low staff levels.

Burnham-On-Sea Police issue appeal for witnesses after cyclist seriously hurt

Burnham-On-Sea Police have today issued a new appeal for witnesses following a serious road traffic collision involving a cyclist in the town.

Highbridge’s King Alfred School Academy pupils hold WW1 remembrance ceremony

Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge students at King Alfred Somerset Academy have held an Act of Remembrance for those lost in the war.

Winter wildlife shoebox appeal launched by Secret World Wildlife Rescue

Burnham-On-Sea wildlife carers have this week issued an appeal for donations to help injured animals through the winter months.

Friends of Berrow Beach to hold their latest beach clean today

A group of volunteers formed to keep Berrow’s beach free of litter will meet for its latest beach clean this Saturday (November 10th).

Christmas Craft Fair to be held in Highbridge Community Hall today

One of the first local Christmas craft fairs of the festive season is to be held in Highbridge Community Hall this Saturday (November 10th).

Burnham-On-Sea seafront ‘trim trail’ plans given £8,000 funding boost

Plans to introduce a new trim trail on Burnham-On-Sea seafront have moved a step closer this week with a funding injection.

Burnham-On-Sea weather warning issued for high winds and heavy rain this evening

A yellow weather warning for high winds and heavy rain has been issued for Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge today (Friday).