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Burnham-On-Sea’s Hillview Carnival Club completes successful season

Burnham-On-Sea’s Hillview Carnival Club completed a successful carnival season at the weekend, by finishing second in its class overall.

White stork captured on Somerset Levels after escaping from Midlands wildlife park

A white stork that escaped from a wildlife park in the West Midlands and was seen on Burnham-On-Sea seafront last weekend was finally captured on the Somerset Levels over the weekend.

Police appeal for witnesses after M5 crash at Burnham closes motorway

Police say a woman car driver remains in a “critical condition” in hospital with “life-threatening head injuries” following a crash that closed the southbound carriageway of the M5 between Burnham-On-Sea and Bridgwater for over nine hours on Saturday (November 16th).

History of Highbridge to be revisted in nostalgic afternoon of reminiscing

Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge residents are being invited to take a trip down memory lane when a nostalgic talk is held.

£1,400 raised for Burnham-On-Sea’s Abbeyfield Society and Rotary Club

Over £1,400 was raised for Burnham and Highbridge Abbeyfield Society and Burnham-On-Sea Rotary Club when he two groups held a successful joint fundraising event at the Oaktree arena on Saturday (16th November).

TV host of Bargain Hunt and Antiques Roadtrip entertains Burnham theatre audience

TV presenter David Harper has entertained an audience in Burnham-On-Sea with tales from the amusing world of TV, art and antiques.

Photos: Highbridge town centre’s Christmas lights switched on by Mayor

Highbridge held a special event to turn on its town centre Christmas lights on Saturday (November 16th).

M5 crash: Motorist in “critical condition” with “life-threatening head injuries”

Police say a woman car driver remains in a "critical condition" in hospital with "life-threatening head injuries" following a crash that closed the southbound carriageway of the M5 between Burnham-On-Sea and Bridgwater for over nine hours on Saturday (November 16th).

Burnham-On-Sea volunteers collect sackfuls of plastic litter in beach clean

Sackfuls of plastic litter were collected during the Friends of Burnham-On-Sea Beach's latest litter clean on Saturday (November 16th).

MotherWorld Party’s election candidate hopes to be Burnham-On-Sea’s next MP

We are profiling the local General Election candidates in the run-up to December 12th and here feature The MotherWorld Party's Susie Quatermass…

Wedding fayre to be held today at Brean Country Club for couples-to-be

Brean Country Club is holding a free wedding fayre this Sunday (November 17th) when a wide range of products and services for couples planning to tie the knot will be on show.

Photos: Christmas craft fair and bazaar held at Burnham’s Princess Theatre

Scores of people headed to an annual Christmas Bazaar and Craft Fair organised by Burnham-On-Sea’s Friends of The Princess Theatre on Saturday (November 16th).

Dedicated volunteers praised for 10 years of work as community first responders

Two voluntary Community First Responders for the Burnham-On-Sea area have this week been recognised for a decade of "outstanding" service during which they have provided medical help at over 2,000 local incidents.

Photos: Fundraisers across Burnham-On-Sea area support Children In Need

Thousands of pounds has been raised for Children In Need across the Burnham-On-Sea area during a series of fundraising events.

Security warning after jewellery and valuables are stolen in Berrow burglary

Home owners in Berrow have been urged to extra vigilant after a house was burgled last weekend.

Highbridge Christmas lights to be switched on by town Mayor tonight

Highbridge will be holding a special event to turn on its Christmas lights this evening (Saturday, November 16th). The event will start at 2pm with a Christmas Craft and Gift Fair in the Community Hall in Market Street. At 4.30pm, the...

Friends of Burnham-On-Sea Beach to hold beach clean-up this morning

Volunteers are being sought to join the Friends of Burnham-On-Sea Beach’s latest beach clean this Saturday (October 26th).

Christmas craft fair and bazaar to be held at Burnham’s Princess Theatre today

Burnham-On-Sea’s Friends of The Princess Theatre will be holding their annual Christmas Bazaar and Craft Fair today (Saturday, November 16th).

M5 CRASH: Nine-hour closure of M5 after lorry and car crash in serious collision

The southbound carriageway of the M5 motorway is closed between Burnham-On-Sea and Bridgwater this morning (Saturday) following a 'serious overnight incident'.

Burnham-On-Sea’s Abbeyfield sheltered housing charity to hold fundraiser tonight

Burnham-On-Sea Rotary Club and Burnham and Highbridge Abbeyfield Society are holding a joint fund raising evening at the Oaktree arena on Saturday 16th November.