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Emergency services called to sudden death in Highbridge

An air ambulance and other emergency services were called to Highbridge on Tuesday (October 26th) following reports of a sudden death.

Burnham-On-Sea music producer launches town’s first record label

A music producer living in Burnham-On-Sea has launched what he believes to be the town's first record label.

Burnham’s Mayor praises BAY Centre volunteers after upgrade work

Burnham-On-Sea’s Mayor has visited the town’s Burnham Area Youth (BAY) Centre this week to hear more about the facility’s new Town Council-funded electrical system upgrade.

Burnham-On-Sea estate agent moves into new premises in centre of town

A Burnham-On-Sea estate agent has opened a new office in the centre of the town this month.

Burnham residents urged to help reduce ‘scary’ amounts of waste this Halloween

Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP) is urging local residents to get ahead of the carve and help reduce 'scary' amounts of waste this Halloween.

Burnham-On-Sea optician issues warning over Halloween contact lenses

Wannabe witches, warlocks, black cats and devils in Burnham-On-Sea are being urged by the town’s Specsavers store to avoid using spooky novelty contact lenses that could harm their eyes this Halloween.

New Burnham-On-Sea Domino’s Pizza store’s opening creates 40 jobs

Pizza chain Domino’s opened its new store in Burnham-On-Sea on Monday (October 25th), creating 40 new jobs.

Drifting yacht with engine failure rescued by Burnham-On-Sea RNLI lifeboat crew

A drifting yacht with engine failure was rescued by a Burnham-On-Sea RNLI lifeboat  crew on Monday morning (October 25th).

Countdown starts for return of Burnham-On-Sea fireworks display on November 7th

The countdown has begun to the return of Burnham-On-Sea's grand fireworks display on Sunday November 7th.

Berrow death: Killed husband had held knife to wife’s throat, jury told

The daughter of a woman accused of murdering her husband saw the victim hold a knife to her mother's throat more than 20 years ago, a jury heard.

Young players at Burnham-On-Sea football team proudly unveil new kit

Young players at a Burnham-On-Sea football team have proudly unveiled their new team kit this week, thanks to the support of a local business.

Burnham-On-Sea Pride to hold fundraising Halloween party this weekend 

Burnham-On-Sea Pride are organising a fundraising Halloween party this weekend at a town centre pub. The free-to-enter event will be held on Saturday, 30th October from 8pm until close at the Pier Tavern in Burnham-On-Sea's Pier Street. Steve Mellor, Founder of Burnham-On-Sea...

Road safety fundraising campaign raises over £5,000 in memory of local cyclist

A fundraising campaign for new road safety signage has raised over £5,000 in memory of a local cyclist who was tragically killed in a collision last year.

Seven-hour power cut temporarily shuts Brean pubs and cafes plus hits 62 homes

Dozens of homes and businesses in part of Brean were without power for up to seven hours on Sunday after a swan struck a power line, causing a disruptive power cut.

Hundreds of cider and ale lovers head to Burnham-On-Sea Beer and Cider Festival

Hundreds of people attended a three-day Beer and Cider Festival in Burnham-On-Sea over the weekend.

Burnham tennis club’s return of fun tennis sessions for children are a ‘smash hit’

Burnham-On-Sea's Avenue Tennis Club says the return of its Friday night fun tennis sessions for children are proving to be a smash hit.

Regional arts group Seed to hold free creative arts pop-up event in Highbridge

Regional arts group Seed is holding a free creative arts pop up event in Highbridge on Tuesday (October 26th) during the October half-term holiday.

Photos: Crowds flock to Burnham-On-Sea food and drink festival

Large crowds filled the streets of Burnham-On-Sea on Saturday (October 23rd) for the return of the town’s Food & Drink Festival.

New banners in Burnham and Highbridge promote local shopping

New banners are being installed on lamp posts in Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge as part of a project to encourage people to 'shop local'.

Is this a new Banksy? Spray-painted artwork in Brean sparks fresh speculation

Speculation is rife that a new spray-painted image of a boy that has appeared in Brean this week may have been created by Banksy.