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Major refurbishment at Brent Knoll garden centre set to be completed

A major refurbishment programme at Brent Knoll’s Sanders Garden Centre is set to be completed during the next month.

Filming takes place on Brean beach for singer’s new music video

Filming took place on Brean beach on Saturday (September 25th) for a new Punjabi music video.

Police carry out ‘reassurance patrols’ outside school following Covid leaflet concerns

Police say they have carried out 'reassurance patrols' around Highbridge's King Alfred School this week following reports of people handing out leaflets against  Covid vaccinations.

Brent Knoll caravan park given go-ahead for extension of its site

Sedgemoor district councillors have this week given the go-ahead for a local caravan park to expand and build a new fishing lake for tourists.

New Somerset coast nature book set to raise funds for Wildlife Trust

A new book featuring wildlife along Somerset’s coastline — including Burnham-On-Sea, Brean and Berrow — is set to be published.

Apex Park to hold ‘Come Together’ family fun event today

Regional arts group Seed is set to organise a day of family fun and music at Apex Park on Sunday, September 26th.

Ballet Snow Queen to be performed at Burnham’s Princess Theatre in October

Ballet Theatre UK are bringing their re-telling of Hans Christian Andersen’s classic fairy tale ballet, The Snow Queen, to Burnham-On-Sea’s Princess Theatre.

Petrol stations in Burnham area busy with queues of motorists amid supply concerns

Motorists in Burnham-On-Sea encountered queues at some local petrol stations on Friday (September 24th) amid national media reports of fuel supply issues.

Burnham-On-Sea’s MP welcomes easing of restrictions around international travel

Burnham-On-Sea's MP has welcomed the further easing of restrictions around international travel this week.

Staff shortages lead to closure of Burnham’s Minor Injuries Unit today and Monday

Burnham-On-Sea's Minor Injuries Unit will again be temporarily closed today (Saturday, September 25th) and on Monday (September 27th) due to staff shortages.

Burnham Sailing Club to host event today for World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

Burnham-On-Sea Sailing Club is to host a fundraising event today (Saturday, September 25th) as part of the World's Biggest Coffee Morning.

Burnham-On-Sea artists’ studios open for Somerset Open Studios 2021 fortnight

Somerset Open Studios 2021 is underway, showcasing the work of more than 300 Somerset artists in more than 200 studios and spaces across the county, including here in Burnham-On-Sea.

Former Highbridge fish and chip shop to be turned into residential accommodation

New plans have been unveiled to turn a former fish and chip shop in Highbridge into residential accommodation.

Burnham-On-Sea’s registrar service set to move into town library

Burnham-On-Sea’s registrar service is set to move into the town’s library, it has been announced this week.

Burnham-On-Sea’s Avenue Tennis Club to hold open day on Sunday

Burnham-On-Sea’s Avenue Tennis Club is set to hold an open day on Sunday September 26th.

Burnham students invited to become Somerset Member of Youth Parliament

Somerset’s Youth Parliament is seeking nominations from young people aged 11 to 18 wishing to become a Member of Youth Parliament (MYP).

Free afternoon of music, dance and theatre in Highbridge on 3rd October

A free afternoon of music, dance and theatre is set to be held in Highbridge on Sunday 3rd October.

Subway axes plan for new outlet in Highbridge next to Costa drive-through

Subway has axed its plans to open a new sandwich outlet in Highbridge besides a new drive-through Costa Coffee store, it has emerged this week.

Burnham-On-Sea named among UK’s top five most ‘coach-friendly’ destinations

Burnham-On-Sea has this week been named as one of the UK’s top five most ‘coach-friendly’ travel destinations at a national awards ceremony.

Farmers market set to return to Burnham-On-Sea High Street this morning

The organisers of Burnham-On-Sea's monthly farmers market say it will be returning to the High Street today (Friday, September 24th).