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BBC TV presenter to switch on Burnham-On-Sea Christmas lights next Saturday

BBC TV presenter Martin Roberts and a local author will be switching on Burnham-On-Sea's Christmas lights for the festive season on Saturday November 24th.

Somerset Rebels management to meet fans as team drops to championship

The Cases Somerset Rebels management will be holding a fans forum at the Oaktree Arena to explain their decision to revert to the championship.

Christmas craft fair and bazaar to be held at Burnham’s Princess Theatre today

Burnham-On-Sea's Friends of The Princess Theatre will be holding their annual Christmas Bazaar and Craft Fair on Saturday November 17th.

Sponsored seafront walk by Burnham-On-Sea nursery raises £300 for Children In Need

Young fundraisers from nursery in Burnham-On-Sea have raised hundreds of pounds for Children In Charity by holding a sponsored walk in the town.

Sponsored jazzercise near Burnham-On-Sea raises hundreds of pounds for Children in Need

Dozens of energetic fundraisers took part in a sponsored ‘jazzercise’ near Burnham-On-Sea this week for Children in Need.

Licenced premises in Burnham area checked by Gambling Commission and council chiefs

Licenced premises in Burnham-On-Sea and the surrounding area got some unexpected visits from staff from Sedgemoor District Council’s Licencing Team this week.

Survey finds sea water quality in Burnham-On-Sea ‘poor’ while Brean and Berrow are praised

The quality of sea water in Brean and Berrow has this week been praised as being of a high standard, while Burnham-On-Sea remains 'poor' according to a new survey by The Environment Agency.

Dementia day services at Berrow health centre set to end as contract expires

Dementia day services at Berrow health centre to be axed by Somerset County Council

Burnham teenager secures place at prestigious performing arts academy

A Burnham-On-Sea teenager is celebrating after securing a place at a prestigious performing arts academy.

New artisan wares and handicraft shop opens in Burnham-On-Sea town centre

A new shop has opened in Burnham-On-Sea this month, selling far eastern artisan wares and handicrafts.

Burnham and Highbridge Town Council receives environmental business award

Burnham and Highbridge Town Council has this week received an award from Litter Free Somerset in recognition of its work to reduce its environmental impact.

Volunteers wanted for bulb planting session at Highbridge’s Apex Park

Volunteers are being sought to join a bulb planting session at Highbridge's Apex Park later this month.

Burnham-On-Sea’s MP James Heappey says Brexit deal is ‘not perfect’ but he will support it

Burnham-On-Sea's MP has said he will support Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal, it emerged last night.

Colourful bunting may return to Burnham in bid to brighten up town centre

Colourful bunting could be set to return to Burnham-On-Sea town centre next year after councillors this week gave their support to plans to brighten up the High Street.

Young Highbridge magician Martin Masterman, 16, heading to ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent

A budding young magician from Highbridge has been invited to perform on ITV's Britain's Got Talent this weekend.

Thefts from cars in Burnham-On-Sea prompt Police warning to motorists

Burnham-On-Sea Police have urged motorists to ensure valuables are not left on show in vehicles after a spate of thefts in the area.

Air gun warning issued by ‘shocked’ Burnham wildlife carers as pigeon dies

Burnham-On-Sea wildlife carers from Secret World Wildlife Rescue have this week issued a strong warning about the dangers of air guns after a pigeon fell victim to one at the weekend.

Christmas fair in Berrow this Sunday will help local charity Somerset Breast Cancer Now

A Christmas fair will be held in Berrow this Sunday (18th November) to raise funds for a Somerset cancer charity.

Safety upgrade for Burnham-On-Sea pedestrian crossing underway this week

Work is underway this month to boost safety at a Burnham-On-Sea pedestrian crossing in the town.

Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge Police ramp up ‘no cold calling’ zones across towns

Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge Police are installing new 'no cold calling' signs across the two towns this week after receiving a grant funding boost.