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Today: Big crowds expected in Burnham-On-Sea for Spring Food Festival – full guide

The largest free food and drink festival in the region will be held in Burnham-On-Sea this Saturday (25th May) when the town centre hosts its 14th event.

Burnham Coastguards and BARB crews in early morning search for missing man

A major search of the Burnham-On-Sea coastline was launched on Friday morning (May 24th) for a missing person.

New shop Baby Bee Crafty opens in Burnham-On-Sea town centre

A shop selling new and second-hand baby clothing and crafts has opened in Burnham-On-Sea town centre this week.

Burnham-On-Sea’s St Andrew’s Church to hold bellringing open day today

The church tower at St Andrew's Church in Burnham-On-Sea will be open this Saturday (May 25th) for visitors to find out more about bellringing.

European Elections: Results for Burnham area to be announced on Sunday night

Residents in the Burnham-On-Sea area went to the polls on Thursday to cast their votes in the European Elections - and the elections will be announced on Sunday evening (May 26th).

VIDEO: Burnham’s MP reacts to news that Theresa May is stepping down

Burnham-On-Sea's MP James Heappey has today paid tribute to Theresa May as she announced she is stepping down as Prime Minister on June 7th.

Two motorists taken to hospital as car overturns on M5 near Burnham-On-Sea

Two people were taken to hospital following a crash on the M5 near Burnham-On-Sea this morning (Friday, May 24th).

£1.2m roof repairs project completed at King Alfred School Academy

Major roof repairs at King Alfred School Academy in Highbridge have been completed on budget and to schedule.

60 bottles and litter collected from rhyne by Berrow group’s volunteers

Four members of the Friends of Berrow Beach spent two hours clearing litter from the rhyne alongside Brent Road between Berrow Medical Centre and the RSPCA this week.

Burnham-On-Sea cake maker to open new town shop DusiCake today

Award-winning Burnham-On-Sea cake maker Dusica Roberts is set to open her brand new shop in the town on Saturday (May 25th).

Burnham-On-Sea Art Club to hold colourful exhibition of artwork this weekend

Burnham-On-Sea Art Club is set to hold its annual exhibition and sale of work from Saturday 25th May until Friday 31st May.

High-flying Highbridge school student, 12, has his eyes set on becoming a lawyer

A high-flying Highbridge school student, aged 12, has his eyes set on becoming a lawyer. Ryan Price told his Careers Advisor at The King Alfred School Academy about his plans.

Safety fears for proposed new Highbridge primary school raised by councillors

Plans for 171 new homes and a new primary school in Highbridge have this week been given a 'thumbs down' by town councillors.

New-look Reeds Arms pub in Burnham-On-Sea set to re-open on June 7th

The Reeds Arms pub, on Burnham-On-Sea seafront, re-opens on Friday June 7th following a £600,000 refurbishment project.

European Elections: Voters headed to polling stations in Burnham-On-Sea area

Residents in the Burnham-On-Sea area are going to the polls today (Thursday) to cast their votes in the European Elections.

Burnham-On-Sea Lidl store’s bid to expand delivery hours sparks objections

Plans by Lidl to expand its delivery hours to weekends and Bank Holidays at its store in Burnham-On-Sea’s Oxford Street have been opposed this week.

Cupcake Day at Burnham’s Barrington & Sons will help Alzheimer’s Society

A Burnham-On-Sea firm is to hold a fundraising Cupcake Day in aid of the Alzheimer's Society.

Walker raises safety concerns over ‘dangerous’ state of footpath in Highbridge

A Highbridge resident has aired concerns about the poor condition of a footpath running next to a building site in the town.

Burnham-On-Sea volunteers wanted for summer reading challenge

Volunteers are needed in the Burnham-On-Sea are this summer to pass their love of reading onto children during this year’s 'Space Chase' themed Summer Reading Challenge which is set to take place across all Somerset Libraries.

Burnham-On-Sea residents warned over new Council Tax scam by text message

Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge residents have this week been warned to be aware if a new Council Tax scam by text message.