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Concern that Hinkley Point C will have ‘devastating’ impact on sea fish numbers in Burnham

Proposals to scrap plans for an acoustic fish deterrent system in the sea next to Hinkley Point C will have a 'devastating' impact on fish stocks in the sea around Burnham-On-Sea and the Bristol Channel, it has been predicted this week.

Call for clean-up of vandalised ‘eyesore’ hoardings at Highbridge’s Canal House site

A town councillor has called for more to be done to tidy up a prominent ‘eyesore’ in Highbridge.

UPDATE: Police issue appeal after woman is attacked in Burnham-On-Sea’s Jaycroft Road

A woman was left with bruises to her face after being attacked in an alleyway in Burnham-On-Sea on Sunday evening (December 9th).

Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge Town Band Christmas concert this Sunday

Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge Band will be performing their Christmas Concert in the town’s Princess Theatre this Sunday (16th December) at 7pm.

Burnham-On-Sea fundraisers invited to sponsored sea splash for Secret World Wildlife Rescue

Brave fundraisers in the Burnham-On-Sea area are being sought to take part in a sponsored sea splash for a local charity.

Don’t give norovirus to your loved ones in Burnham-On-Sea care homes this Christmas

Public Health England has this week urged people across the Burnham-On-Sea area to protect themselves and their loved ones against the winter vomiting bug norovirus by taking simple steps to stop the spread of the virus, particularly to vulnerable people.

Tonight! Burnham and Highbridge Choral Society Christmas concert

Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge Choral Society's popular annual Christmas concert will be held on Thursday 13th December.

Burnham-On-Sea’s MP supported Theresa May in confidence vote

Burnham-On-Sea’s MP gave his backing to the Prime Minister and voted for her in tonight’s ‘confidence’ vote. James Heappey said he would vote for Theresa...

Highbridge Enterprise Centre unveils £470,000 upgrade with extra units for small businesses

Highbridge Enterprise Centre has unveiled a £470,000 expansion with more space for new businesses.

Burnham-On-Sea’s Reeds Arms pub to hold Christmas carol concert

Visitors to The Reeds Arms in Burnham-On-Sea will be able to sing along to Christmas carols while enjoying a pint this week.

Highbridge hairdresser recognised at national awards ceremony

A young Highbridge hairdresser has been praised for her work at a national awards ceremony.

Local groups receive boost from Bridgwater Classic and Vintage Vehicle Club

Bridgwater Classic and Vintage Vehicle Club has donated funds to two local charities in Burnham-On-Sea this week.

Burnham-On-Sea Scouts complete Mechanics badge with the help of local garage

Burnham-On-Sea Scouts have welcomed some extra help as they work on their Mechanics badge.

Brent Knoll residents fight new homes plans with 100-strong petition and 70 objections

A Brent Knoll petition signed by 100 residents, along with 70 objections, has been submitted in opposition to a controversial homes plan

Christmas message issued by Burnham and Highbridge Mayor

Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge's Mayor, Cllr Bill Hancock, has issued a Christmas message to local residents.

Burnham-On-Sea and Berrow churchgoers collect 88 giftboxes for seafarers

Kind-hearted members from churches and groups in Burnham-On-Sea in Berrow have packed dozens of shoeboxes full of gifts for the Mission to Seafarers at Portbury Dock.

Get your prescriptions before Christmas, Burnham residents urged

Family doctors and pharmacists in the Burnham-On-Sea area have this week urged patients to get their repeat prescriptions before the Christmas and New Year holiday.

Local holiday park operator celebrates trio of awards across region

Local holiday company John Fowler Holidays has become the first operator to win a finalist award at all three of the region's South West Tourism Awards ceremonies.

Santa’s grotto comes to Burnham-On-Sea hovercraft station this weekend

Father Christmas will be making a very special visit to Burnham-On-Sea’s hovercraft station this weekend when he sets up a unique grotto.

Highbridge Festival of the Arts 2019 entries deadline approaches

Closing date for entries to the 2019 Highbridge Festival of the Arts is fast approaching with entrants having only to the end of December