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Action begins over travellers
SEDGEMOOR District Council has begun legal proceedings to get a group of travellers removed from a Burnham-On-Sea car park. More...

Digger collides with power line
BURNHAM-On-Sea fire crews were called to this digger after it collided with power cables in Highbridge on Monday evening (July 27th). Two fire appliances from Burnham were sent to a lane next to Bristol Road in Highbridge at 4.55pm. Crews were called to help. More...

Have your say on makeover
STAFF from Homes in Sedgemoor have been out and about on the Morland Estate this week inviting tenants to have their say on plans for a makeover. The initiative is part of a new five-year programme called 'Great Estates' which is focusing on improvements. More...

Stuck horse rescued from ditch
FIRE crews were called out to rescue a horse stuck in a ditch near Burnham-On-Sea on Monday evening (July 27th). Burnham firefighters were called to Pill Road in Rooksbridge at 8pm after residents reported the horse was standed. More...

Brean pig racing starts today
BREAN Leisure Park's 30th year of pig and donkey race nights are being held every Tuesday night over the summer for local charities. The fundraising race nights will take place in the park's arena every Tuesday evening until September 1st. More...

MP backs scams awareness
BURNHAM-On-Sea's MP James Heappey has this week joined with the Citizen’s Advice Bureau to support Scam Awareness Month. The initiative aims to provide support for those local people who have been scammed and protect people from being caught. More...

Dozens sign Isleport 2 petition
Exclusive: A PETITION has been launched online in opposition to proposals to expand a Highbridge business park. Burnham-On-Sea.com first reported earlier this month how plans are being drawn up to create the Isleport 2 Business Park. More...

Top award for sea cadets unit
BURNHAM and Highbridge Sea Cadets unit is celebrating this week after receiving an award. Following their annual assessment by the Royal Navy, the unit has been awarded a Burgee for their achievements over the past 12 months. The award is given to top units. More...

Gracie is a hit with TV band
AN 11-year-old singing star from Brent Knoll who reached the semi-finals of ITV's Britain’s Got Talent appeared in a concert alongside last year's winners Callabro on Saturday (July 25th). Gracie Wickens-Sweet wowed the audience with a powerful performance. More...

Wrestling returns to Burnham
PROFESSIONAL wrestling is set to return to Burnham-On-Sea's Princess Theatre this week. Visitors will have the opportunity to boo the bad guys and cheer on their favourite stars as they watch the grappling action on Thursday 30th July at 7.30pm. More...

Teens plan week of fundraising
A GROUP of community-spirited teenagers in Burnham-On-Sea are set to complete a series of fundraising challenges to raise money for local charities. The 13 teenagers are currently undertaking their National Citizen Service in Burnham over the week. More...

Weather ends Liam's title bid
BURNHAM-On-Sea BMX cyclist Liam Phillips fought hard but could not win a second UCI BMX World Championship title in horrendous conditions in Belgium on Saturday (July 25th). An uncharacteristically slow start in the final cost Liam and he finished fifth. More...

Artist's work goes on display
A BURNHAM-On-Sea artist is showcasing her work at the town's Princess Theatre this week. Mary Thompson's wildlife paintings are on display in the Arts Lounge from July 23rd until July 31st from 10am-3pm on certain days of the week. More...

Vandals target RNLI lifeguards
MEAN vandals have caused hundreds of pounds of damage by attacking lifeguards equipment on Berrow beach since the start of July. The RNLI says there have been two incidents in recent weeks where their huts have been damaged and kit damaged as a result. More...

Hinkley 'biggest future burden'
THE Stop Hinkley Campaign has this week welcomed a speech by the former Conservative Secretary of State for Energy (1979-81), Lord Howell, who described the proposed Hinkley Point C nuclear power station as "by far the biggest future burden". More...

Countdown starts to Play Day
THE countdown is underway to Highbridge's annual Apex Park Playday, which takes place on Wednesday August 5th. Last year's event was one of the most successful in the country with around 6,000 people attending and organisers say this year will be even bigger. More...

Childminder leads recruitment
A MALE childminder from Highbridge is encouraging others interested in making a difference to a child’s Early Years development to follow in his footsteps. It comes as Somerset County Council is calling for individuals to consider childminding. More...

Green flags joy for town parks
TWO parks in Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge have achieved coveted Green Flag Awards this week, ranking them among the best in the country, it was announced on Thursday, July 23rd. The awards, announced by environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy. More...

Insurance hike for concerts
THE group behind four open air music festivals in Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge have this week requested £2,500 of grant funding from the Town Council. Mike Murphy, Chairman of the organising group CADS spoke at this week's council meeting. More...

Lib Dems welcome new leader
LIBERAL Democrats in the Burnham-On-Sea area have congratulated Tim Farron on his election as the party's leader. Despite a difficult general election for the party, resulting in the loss of MP Tessa Munt, support for the Liberal Democrats has increased. More...

Hospital 'safe despite cuts'
THE future of Burnham-On-Sea's hospital is safe, despite plans to remove several beds there in a cost-cutting shake-up by NHS bosses, it has been confirmed this week. Burnham's Hospital in Love Lane currently has 22 beds with two temporarily closed. More...

Two rescued from stuck car
A MOTHER and baby were led to safety after getting their vehicle stuck on Brean Beach on Tuesday (July 21st). The car was driven half a mile down the beach towards the sea when its wheels became stuck in the soft sand and mud, prompting a call-out for BARB. More...

Over 50 attend Cove picnic fun
OVER 50 youngsters enjoyed a special teddy bear's picnic at Burnham-On-Sea's Marine Cove gardens on Wednesday (July 22nd). The gardens on Burnham's Esplanade next to St Andrew's Church hosted the free event over the course of two hours. More

Group makes return to town
TICKETS are selling fast for the return visits of the New Jersey Boys to Burnham-On-Sea's Princess Theatre. Following the group's sell-out show at the theatre last year, the show 'Oh What a Night!' is being staged for two performances in August and September. More...

Summer crime warning issued
BURNHAM Police have launched a summer campaign to help tackle anti-social behaviour, burglary and bike crime in the area. New figures released show calls to the police about anti-social behaviour go up by more than a quarter (28%) in July and August. More...

Artist's work to go on display
BERROW artist Malcolm Dormer will be exhibiting his work at Burnham-On-Sea's Princess Theatre this month. His colourful exhibition will start on Tuesday 27th July and continue for three weeks from 11am until 3pm. Malcolm is locally well known. More...

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