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Historic Highbridge radio station should be remembered with memorial, calls resident

A new call has been made for the historic work of Highbridge’s old radio communication station to be formally recognised with a dedicated memorial using £15,000 of funding pledged by a local housing developer.

PHOTOS: Friends of Burnham Hospital fundraising evening raises over £550

Members of the Friends of Burnham-On-Sea Hospital raised over £550 for hospital projects when they gathered for their 'Spring Party Night' at Brean Country Club on Friday evening (March 1st).

Burnham-On-Sea’s Stoddens Road to close for three days this week

Burnham-On-Sea's Stoddens Road is to close for three days this week for work to install a new fire hydrant.

Somerset Council receives £77million loan from Government to ease financial woes

A huge £77million loan has been approved in principle for Somerset Council by the Government.

2024 Highbridge Festival of The Arts which starts tomorrow

The 76th Highbridge Festival of The Arts starts on Monday (March 4th) and organisers are busy making final preparations for 12 days of fantastic competition.

Brent Knoll woman banned from keeping dogs for 10 years after 16 are rescued

A Brent Knoll woman has been banned from owning dogs for ten years after 16 dogs were rescued from neglect by the RSPCA.

Murmuration of starlings spotted in the skies next to Brean Down

Thousands of starlings have been seen gathering next to Brean Down this week.

Commons Speaker interviewed by Highbridge school students in Westminster

House of Commons Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle was this week interviewed by Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge students inside the House of Commons.

Burnham-On-Sea Spring Flower Show set to return next Saturday

Hundreds of colourful Spring flowers will go on show when Burnham-On-Sea Horticultural Society holds its annual Spring Flower Show on Saturday, March 9th.

Somerset secondary school places announced for 2024/2025 academic year

Children in the Burnham-On-Sea area who are starting secondary school in September 2024 have discovered which school they will be attending. 

New Christmas movie to be filmed in Highbridge as call for extras is issued

Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge residents will get a chance to become a film extra when filming of a new Christmas movie begins in the town this month.

Pensioner jailed for 14 years for killing his wife in Brean

A 71-year-old man who murdered his wife at their home in Brean has been jailed for over 13 years.

Watch out for booking scam on Facebook promoting fake events in local village halls

Residents and village hall teams in the Burnham-On-Sea area are being encouraged to be aware of a booking scam which has been spotted on Facebook.

Dozens of jobs on offer at Brean Leisure Park Recruitment Day

Dozens of jobs will be on offer at Brean Leisure Park’s annual Recruitment Day on Saturday March 9th.

Burnham-On-Sea comedy night set to feature up-and-coming performers tonight

A night of laughs from some of the UK’s brightest new comedy talent is coming to Burnham-On-Sea’s Princess Theatre today, Friday March 1st.

Berrow drama group set to perform full-length comedy thriller play in May

Tickets are on sale for a hilarious comedy thriller by Berrow drama group Stage 2 Drama.

Met Office issues warning for heavy rain in Burnham area overnight tonight

The Met Office has issued a new warning for heavy rain in the Burnham-On-Sea area first the first half of Friday (March 1st).

Burnham-On-Sea M5 lorry driver jailed after being found three times over alcohol limit

An HGV driver has been jailed after a roadside breath test revealed him to be more than three times the legal alcohol limit while driving on the M5 past Burnham-On-Sea.

Burnham-On-Sea Sailing Club unveils plans for new lift and extension

Burnham-On-Sea Sailing Club has submitted plans to build a new access lift at the rear of its seafront building.

Burnham-On-Sea Carnival organisers begin planning for 2024 parade

Organisers of Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge’s annual carnival have this week formally started the countdown to this autumn’s annual parade.