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New Highbridge speedwatch group launches to make streets safer

A group of worried residents in Highbridge are to set to launch a new community speedwatch group to try and combat the problem of speeding motorists.

Revamped Burnham-On-Sea Specsavers store to opens on Friday

Burnham-On-Sea's new look Specsavers store is set to re-open on Friday 22nd February following a refurbishment.

Burnham and Highbridge Air Cadets launch new recruitment drive

Burnham and Highbridge Air Cadets has started a recruitment drive to encourage more young people to join the group.

Football club calls ‘foul’ over dog poo issues at Highbridge sports ground

Burnbridge Wanderers Junior Football Club has issued a plea to dog owners not to allow their pets to foul Highbridge Recreation Ground, where matches are played every week.

Air ambulance and crews called to Brean Down to help injured cyclist

An air ambulance landed on top of Brean Down today (Monday) to fly a teenager to hospital after he was injured in a cycling accident.

Photos: TV and stage star Anita Harris performs in Burnham-On-Sea

A star of film and stage visited Burnham-On-Sea on Sunday (February 17th) when she told anecdotes from her incredible career and sang a line-up of popular songs.

Two Burnham-On-Sea dog walkers fined by district council

Two fines have been issued to dog walkers on Burnham-On-Sea beach by Sedgemoor District Council.

New cafe ‘Coffee, Cake and Curtains’ opens in Burnham-On-Sea town centre

A ribbon-cutting ceremony has been held to open a unique, modern new cafe in the centre of Burnham-On-Sea.

Burnham-On-Sea hair and beauty salon Prim N Proper opens in place of former cafe

A hairdressing salon and beauty therapy centre has opened in place of a former Burnham-On-Sea cafe this week.

Burnham’s Ness Holbrow to hold unique fundraiser for eating disorder charity

An eating disorder sufferer in Burnham-On-Sea who owns a Crufts-winning dog is to hold a unique fundraising initiative this month to raise funds for a cause close to her heart.

Speeding issues in Walrow, Highbridge to be discussed at public meeting tonight

A public meeting is being held in Highbridge tonight (Monday) to discuss speeding issues along Walrow and the possible creation of a new community speedwatch team.

Photos: Model rail show attracts train enthusiasts to Highbridge

Model railway enthusiasts and train lovers in the Burnham-On-Sea area flocked to a special ‘Gauge 0 Model Railway Exhibition’ in the town

Police issue warning to Highbridge parents after boy, 11, is invited into van by driver

A warning has been issued to parents in Highbridge this week after a young boy was approached by the driver of a dark blue van, who invited him to get into the vehicle.

180 people attend Burnham-On-Sea Mayor’s fundraising night, raising £3,322

Over 180 people attended a fundraising evening with a coastal theme organised by Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge's Mayor on Saturday night (February 16th).

PHOTOS: 60 sackfuls of rubbish collected in latest beach clean in Burnham-On-Sea

More than 60 sackfuls of rubbish were collected during the latest beach clean in Burnham-On-Sea on Saturday (February 16th).

Rag week fun at King Alfred School Academy raises almost £3,500

Students at King Alfred School Academy have raised thousands of pounds for charity during their annual Rag Week.

Pedestrian taken to hospital after collision with vehicle in Burnham’s Seaview Road

A pedestrian was taken to hospital after a collision with a vehicle in Burnham-On-Sea on Friday (February 15th).

Burnham-On-Sea Mayor to hold fundraising evening tonight for local groups

Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge's Mayor is to hold a fundraising evening with a coastal theme in February.

TODAY: Volunteers sought for Burnham-On-Sea beach clean this morning

Volunteers are being sought to join the Friends of Burnham-On-Sea Beach’s second clean of 2019 this Saturday (February 16th).

Tesco’s Bags of Help centenary grants aim to deliver boost in Burnham-On-Sea

Tesco is marking its centenary by offering community projects in the Burnham-On-Sea area the chance to bag their share of a huge £100,000 funding pot.