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Burnham leisure club re-opens to public after being shut for seven months

A Burnham-On-Sea leisure club is set to re-open to the public next week after being shut for seven months due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

Highbridge’s war memorial being refurbished in time for Remembrance Day

Highbridge's war memorial is being refurbished in time for this year's Remembrance Day commemorations.

Police issue CCTV footage after theft of Mercedes ML car in Highbridge

Police have this week appealed for information following a summer burglary in Highbridge in which a car was stolen.

‘Covid-safe’ Burnham-On-Sea Farmers Market returning to High Street today

Burnham-On-Sea Farmers Market will be returning to the town centre this Friday (30th October) for only the second time since February due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

UPDATE: Highbridge’s Proper Job remains shut as staff member tests Covid positive

Highbridge's Proper Job store is temporarily closed after a staff member tested positive for Coronavirus this week.

Avon and Somerset Constabulary bolstered by 130 extra police officers

Somerset has been bolstered by 130 extra officers since the government launched its major police recruitment drive a year ago, new figures show.

Burnham-On-Sea runner boosts local Food Bank with 5km-a-day challenge

A Burnham-On-Sea runner hopes to raise hundreds of pounds for the Highbridge and Burnham Food Bank by completing a challenge during November.

Burnham-On-Sea photographer opens new town centre studio

Burnham-On-Sea photographer Kylie Jade is opening a new photography studio in the town this week.

Dozens of giant poppies appear in Burnham and Highbridge to mark Poppy Appeal

Dozens of giant poppies are appearing on lamp posts in Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge town centres to mark the annual Poppy Appeal.

‘Court summons issued’ in bid to move Burnham-On-Sea seafront travellers

Somerset County Council says it has this week issued a court summons in a legal bid to move a group of travellers who have been pitched up on Burnham-On-Sea seafront for six weeks.

Somerset’s Covid-19 infection rate rising in all four districts according to latest data

Somerset's Covid-19 infection rate has risen in all four districts according to the latest official figures released on Wednesday (October 28th).

Police issue appeal to find wanted man who may be in Somerset

Officers are appealing for help from members of the public to locate a wanted man from North Dorset who has links to Somerset.

Man arrested by Police following Highbridge stabbing incident

A man has been arrested after a stabbing incident in Highbridge on Monday evening (October 26th).

Repair work set to begin underneath Burnham-On-Sea’s iconic Pavilion

Repair work is set to begin underneath Burnham-On-Sea's Pavilion after years of stormy seas have caused erosion.

Lib Dems say Somerset County Council’s response to free school meals ‘falls short’

Somerset County Council's response to free school meals falls short, claim local Liberal Democrats.

Somerset’s latest weekly rate of new Covid-19 infections show another increase

Somerset's latest weekly rate of new Covid-19 infections has shown another increase.

Avon and Somerset Police set up new team to tackle COVID-19 breaches

Avon and Somerset Police are establishing a dedicated COVID-19 team to attend reports of breaches of the current emergency regulations.

Burnham-On-Sea’s Victoria Hotel provides free half-term lunches to local children

Burnham-On-Sea's Victoria Hotel is providing free lunches to children in the town over the half-term holiday following the Government's decision not to provide funding for school holiday meals for children in struggling families.

Burnham Coastguards in Brean search for ‘woman seen entering sea’

Burnham-On-Sea Coastguards were called to Brean Down on Monday evening (October 26th) to investigate reports of a woman entering the sea.

Burnham-On-Sea fire crews battle overnight house blaze near Bridgwater

Burnham-On-Sea fire crews have battled an overnight house blaze near Bridgwater.