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New Burnham and Highbridge speed devices installed in bid to reduce traffic speeds

New speed indicator devices have been installed besides busy Burnham-On-Sea  and Highbridge roads in an effort to reduce speeding and increase safety.

Photos: Over £760 raised for Friends of Burnham-On-Sea Hospital at outdoor sale

More than £760 was raised for the Friends of Burnham-On-Sea Hospital when a fundraising table top sale was held on Saturday (June 12th).

Entries open for ‘Brean Festival of Running’ events on Brean beach and Brean Down

A series of running events are set to be held in Brean during the Brean Festival of Running weekend.

Burnham-On-Sea’s Zone Youth Club re-opens after Covid shutdown

Burnham-On-Sea’s Zone Youth Club re-opened its doors last week with children enjoying a range of activities.

West Huntspill Vintage and Classic Car Show to return in September

Dozens of classic cars will go on display at the 14th annual West Huntspill Vintage & Classic Car Show on Saturday, September 11th.

Students from King Alfred Sixth Form in Highbridge host ‘Question Time’ event

Students from King Alfred Sixth Form Academy in Highbridge will have the opportunity to ask a diverse panel a range of questions concerning, local, national and international issues. 

Burnham resident “honoured” to receive award in Queen’s Birthday Honours

A Burnham-On-Sea resident has received an MBE in The Queen's Birthday Honours List, announced today (Saturday).

Burnham-On-Sea novelist Damien Boyd is set to launch his 11th book

Burnham-On-Sea bestselling crime novelist Damien Boyd is set to launch his eleventh novel this month.

District council leaders thank voters for backing Stronger Somerset plan

Leaders from the four Somerset district councils have thanked the more than 111,000 people who voted in a local poll on options for change in local government in Somerset.

Burnham-On-Sea jazz club announces restart of monthly music events

Burnham-On-Sea jazz enthusiasts from local jazz music group BD Jazz Club are gearing up for a new season of live music.

Sedgemoor Crematorium to broadcast special service for Father’s Day

Sedgemoor Crematorium near Burnham-On-Sea is helping local people celebrate Father’s Day by streaming a special tribute service through its YouTube channel.

Highbridge firm delivers upgrades to Cornwall hotel in time for G7 summit

Highbridge firm David Salisbury has completed a unique project at the venue of this week's G7 summit in Cornwall.

Photos: BBC returns to Burnham-On-Sea for final day of filming of TV series ‘Chloe’

Film crews returned to Burnham-On-Sea on Thursday (June 10th) as they filmed  extra scenes for new BBC One drama TV series Chloe.

Highbridge’s Churchfield School praised for ‘positive atmosphere’ by Ofsted

Highbridge's Churchfield Primary School has been praised for its ‘positive atmosphere’ created by the new headteacher and staff in an inspection report from Ofsted released this week. Churchfield has previously had ‘requires improvement’ judgements but is on the path to...

Burnham-On-Sea teenager raises over £600 for hospice by completing 10-mile walk

A Burnham-On-Sea teenager has raised over £600 for a local hospice by completing a 10-walking challenge.

Burnham Coastguards called to reports of ‘unconscious man’ on Berrow beach

Burnham-On-Sea Coastguards were called to reports of an unconscious man on Berrow beach this week. Several beach walkers raised the alarm at around 4.30pm on June 9th amid concern for the welfare of the man. "It was a hot day and...

Former BBC reporter Clinton Rogers to perform on musical stage in Burnham-On-Sea

Former BBC Points West correspondent Clinton Rogers has swapped his camera and microphone for a guitar – and he will be bringing his band to the stage at Burnham-On-Sea this summer.

Burnham firefighters among nine crews called to battle blaze at recycling centre

Fire crews from Burnham-On-Sea were among nine crews from across Somerset called to tackle a blaze at a recycling plant on Thursday (June 11th).

Fundraising campaign starts in memory of Burnham-On-Sea teenager Ross Burland

A charity fundraising campaign has been launched in memory of a Burnham-On-Sea teenager who sadly died two years ago.

New Channel 4 TV show filmed on Burnham-On-Sea jetty

Channel 4 has filmed amazing sunset scenes on Burnham-On-Sea jetty this week for a new TV series.