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TODAY: Brean beach to host its first official polo tournament this evening

Brean beach's first official polo event will be held on Saturday 6th July, it has been announced this week.

Picnic In The Park set to be held in Burnham’s Manor Gardens this Sunday

Burnham-On-Sea’s season of free outdoor concerts continues with Picnic In The Park this Sunday, July 7th.

Seven new poo bag dispensers unveiled in Burnham crackdown on dog fouling

Seven new dog poo bag dispensers have been installed across Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge by the Town Council in a bid to reduce fouling of pavements.

William Hill to shut 700 shops as Burnham and Highbridge staff await news

Betting shops firm William Hill has unveiled plans to close around 700 betting shops across the UK, putting 4,500 jobs at risk, in a major announcement that has local implications.

Burnham-On-Sea’s 71st annual Sailing Regatta gets underway this weekend

Burnham-On-Sea’s 71st Sailing Regatta is set to take start this weekend with races around Bridgwater Bay.

Highbridge’s Apex Park play area to get new safety surface before holidays

The play area at Highbridge's Apex Park in Highbridge is set to have a new safety surface installed before the school summer holidays.

£2.53m boost for three new projects to reduce flooding risk in and around Somerset

Three projects that will use nature to reduce flood risk in and around Somerset are moving forward thanks to £2.53million in European grants.

Local Police family liaison officer Lou highly commended in national awards

A local road policing unit officer has taken a top accolade at a national family liaison officer (FLO) awards ceremony in London. PC Lou Phipps...

Body found on Wales beach by Police investigating mystery of Berrow yacht

The body of a man found on a South Wales beach may be that of a missing sailor whose yacht was found washed up on Berrow beach last month.

Oops! VW driver gets a shock as he finds car submerged by incoming tide

The owner of this vehicle had a shock when he returned to his submerged car in the sea on Brean beach on Wednesday afternoon (July 3rd).

Burnham District Pantomime Society announces auditions for its 51st show

Burnham and District Pantomime Society is currently planning its 51st pantomime, Jack and the Beanstalk, and is holding auditions this month.

Sedgemoor Vintage Show set to return to West Huntspill this month

Dozens of vehicles from yesteryear will go on show when the annual Sedgemoor Vintage Show near Burnham-On-Sea on July 13th and July 14th.

Burnham Bee Keepers Association creates a buzz among town school pupils

Over 200 Burnham-On-Sea have take part in a day of learning about bees.

140 miles of roads across Somerset to be improved this summer

An annual summer programme to improve roads and stop potholes forming is now underway across Somerset.

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Golden light for beach walkers in Burnham (Photo Nick Whetstone)Walkers enjoying Burnham beach and sand dunesBeach silhouettes at Burnham-On-Sea on December 30thBoats along the River Brue in Burnham. Photo: Nick WhetstoneFoggy day by the River Brue in Highbridge (Photo: Yak)Burnham sea wall steps. Photo: Nick WhetstoneSeafront busy with winter walkers (Photo Nick Whetstone)Stunning rainbow over Burnham beach. Photo: Nick Whetstone

Burnham-On-Sea seafront bar Vinnie’s is set to re-open this week

Burnham-On-Sea seafront bar Vinnies is set to re-open this Friday following an internal refurbishment.

Highbridge resident issues appeal after she and two men are hurt in town ‘assault’

A Highbridge resident has issued an appeal for witnesses after being hurt in a sickening assault in the town on Monday evening (July 1st).

Fundraising for life-saving defibrillator boosted by Burnham-On-Sea Lions Club

Burnham-On-Sea Lions Club has presented Brent Knoll's Sanders Garden Centre with a donation towards the purchase of a life-saving defibrillator.

Burnham and Highbridge Mayor and Mayoress praise gymnastics club during visit

Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge's Mayor and Mayoress have praised the team at the town's Monarchs Acrobatics Club during a special visit.

Cyclists in Burnham-On-Sea area invited to join fundraising Paris ride for hospice

Cyclists in the Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge area are being offered a chance to ride from London to Paris next summer in aid of St Margaret’s Hospice Care.

Town Council considers move into Burnham-On-Sea’s former adult learning centre

Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge Town Council has this week revealed it is considering moving its Council Chambers into the town centre. 

Video of Elijah, 10, quizzing Boris Johnson on seagulls viewed 300,000 times!

A 10 year-old boy who interviewed Boris Johnson during his visit to Highbridge’s King Alfred School Academy on Friday has become a social media sensation.

Photos: £1,630 raised for Burnham-On-Sea Hospital at well-supported garden party

Over £1,600 was raised for Burnham-On-Sea's War Memorial Hospital during a fundraising garden party on Sunday (June 30th).

Burnham-On-Sea and Bridgwater fire crews tackle tractor blaze in East Brent field

Fire crews from Burnham-On-Sea and Bridgwater tackled this dramatic tractor blaze at the weekend.

King Alfred School’s rock band Canvas Moon wins Sedgemoor Battle of the Bands

King Alfred School Academy's rock band Canvas Moon has won Sedgemoor's Battle of the Bands 2019 competition.

Burnham-On-Sea Rotary Club announces new President for the coming year

Burnham-On-Sea Rotary Club has a new President with outgoing President Ashley Edwards handing over the role to his successor, Terry Spragg.

Police granted closure order on Highbridge home to ‘disrupt drug activity’

A court has granted closure for a property in Highbridge for a period of 3 months to disrupt local drug activity.

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