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Motorist taken to hospital after multi-vehicle collision shuts A38 in Brent Knoll

A person was taken to hospital after a multi-vehicle collision closed the A38 through Brent Knoll on Saturday (1st April).

Burnham-On-Sea chef wins through to national final of Rotary Young Chef contest

Budding Burnham-On-Sea chef Poppy MacKay has proven her top Mary Berry cooking skills by winning the regional round of the Rotary Club’s Young Chef of the Year competition.

Bomb squad called to local beach after WW2 explosives found

A bomb disposal team was called to a Somerset beach after old explosive devices used during WW2 were discovered among rocks.

PHOTOS: Burnham beach clean sees 19 sacks of plastic litter collected by volunteers

Wet weather failed to halt a Burnham-On-Sea beach clean by a hardy group of volunteers on Saturday (April 1st).

Highbridge Indian restaurant boosts town charity with donation from orders

A popular Highbridge Indian take-away and restaurant is set to help a local charity for the next fortnight.

Family Easter trail to be held on Burnham-On-Sea seafront today for BARB

A fun-filled Easter trail and fun activities for families are being held on Burnham-On-Sea seafront on Sunday (April 2nd) to raise funds for hovercraft rescue charity BARB Search & Rescue.

New Somerset Council launches today in ‘biggest local shake-up for 50 years’

A new era dawns in Somerset today (Saturday 1st April) with the official launch of the new Somerset Council.

Time capsule and tree planted at Apex Park to mark end of district council

A time capsule and ceremonial tree were planted at Highbridge's Apex Park on Friday (March 31st) to mark the end of Sedgemoor District Council.

Fooled? Major plans unveiled for £5m surfing lagoon in Burnham-On-Sea

Major plans to build a major new £5million surfing lagoon in Burnham-On-Sea are set to be announced today (Saturday).

Burnham fire crews in full kit set to run Park Run for charity

Burnham-On-Sea and Bridgwater firefighters will be running a 5km Park Run at Highbridge’s Apex Park in full fire kits on Saturday (April 8th) to raise funds for charity.

Somerset Duke of Edinburgh’s Award scheme given £10k by Freemasons

A donation of £10,000 has been made to the Somerset Duke of Edinburgh’s (DofE) Award Bursary Fund by Somerset Freemasons.

Somerset PCC supports Government’s action plan to tackle anti-social behaviour

Avon and Somerset Police and Crime and Commissioner Mark Shelford has welcomed the Government’s announcement to crackdown on perpetrators of anti-social behaviour with increased fines, enhanced drug testing and visible justice.

National Grid to install 50 ‘bird diverters’ along stretch of T-pylons after swan deaths

National Grid says it will be installing approximately 50 'bird diverters' along a 300-metre stretch of the new T-pylons running through part of the Burnham-On-Sea area following the deaths of several swans earlier this year.

Met Office issues warning for high winds in Burnham-On-Sea area today

The Met Office has issued a weather warning for high winds in the Burnham-On-Sea area today (Friday, March 31st).

Council invites local residents to make bunting for Coronation

Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge Town Council is seeking volunteers to help make bunting for the towns’ upcoming Coronation celebrations.

Italian and Swiss students arrive at Highbridge’s King Alfred School Academy

International students from Italy and Switzerland have arrived at King Alfred School Academy in Highbridge.

Burnham-On-Sea farmers market cancelled due to forecast high winds

Burnham-On-Sea farmers market won't be returning to the town's High Street today (Friday, March 31st) as planned due to a forecast of severe weather.

Civic Awards presented to community-spirited Burnham and Highbridge residents

Six local residents were presented with Civic Awards by Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge’s Mayor last night (Wednesday, March 29th) in recognition of their service to our local community.

Have your say on the future of Burnham-On-Sea High Street

Residents and visitors to Burnham-On-Sea are being asked for their ideas, suggestions and comments on how the High Street could be improved.

Beach wardens in Burnham, Brean and Berrow return for tourist season

Sedgemoor District Council is gearing up for the start of the new tourist season on its beaches at Burnham-On-Sea, Berrow and Brean.