Burnham and Highbridge Town Council is set to fund street parties across the two towns to mark the Queen’s 90th birthday this year.

£100 is available for each councillor to fund Royal street parties in their ward during the Queen’s birthday celebrations.

Residents who are interested in holding a street party in Burnham or Highbridge can apply for the funding via the Town Council.

“Residents of Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge who wish to celebrate in their community with a Street Party can apply for £100 of funding to assist with the set-up costs,” confirmed Town Clerk Denise Emery.

“Please bear in mind you may need to apply for a Temporary Road Closure. To apply for funding, please contact the Town Council office on 01278 788088 or download an application form here.”

Applications must be made in writing by Monday 3rd May 2016.