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Cost-cutting plan for town hall
HIGHBRIDGE Community Hall could soon be partly powered by the sun if a new £8,000 solar energy project to cut the costs of running the facilities get the go-ahead. More...

Matt is first UK sleep graduate!
A BURNHAM-On-Sea bed shop employee has become the very first person in the UK to graduate from the Sleep Council Sales Academy. Matt Scott from Scott’s Home Furnishers in Victoria Street has completed a brand new training programme. More...

£820 raised at Xmas craft fair
CROWDS of people got into the festive spirit by attending a popular fundraising Christmas fair in Berrow on Sunday (23rd November). The event, 'Shop for a Cure for Christmas', was held in aid of Somerset Breakthrough Breast Cancer in Berrow Village Hall. More...

Video: Gracie wins 'BOS Factor'
BRENT Knoll singer Gracie Wickens-Sweet impressed the crowds with her powerful voice by winning a unique talent show during the run-up to Burnham-On-Sea's Christmas lights switch-on during Saturday. She got the most cheers from the audience. More...

See festive floral show tonight
ONE of the country's leading floral arrangers will be giving a demonstration of Christmas flower arrangements in Burnham-On-Sea this evening (Monday, 24th November). Burnham Area Evening Flower Club has organised the festive-themed demonstration. More...

Pole dance event raises £2,220
A POLE dancing evening held in Brean on Saturday (22nd November) raised over £2,000 for a men's cancer charity. The well-attended event, held at The Beachcomber, raised a huge total of £2,221 for testicular cancer support charity 'It's in the Bag'. More...

Photos: Christmas switch-on
A CROWD of 2,000 people flocked to Burnham-On-Sea's annual Christmas lights switch-on on Saturday (November 22nd) when BBC Points West presenter Alex Lovell officially started the town's festive season. Over 70 lights were turned on across the town. More...

Trio start marathons challenge
A GROUP of three runners from Burnham-On-Sea, Highbridge and Bridgwater have begun their challenge to raise thousands of pounds for charity by completing 7 marathons in 7 days around Somerset. The trio are Scott Woodberry, Matthew Axe and Tim Scarrott. More...

Masonry fall shuts pavement
A SECTION of pavement in Burnham-On-Sea was briefly closed on Saturday (November 22nd) after a masonry fall. The owner of Del Mondo Pizza in the High Street was alerted early on Saturday when part of a window lintel crumbled and fell. More...

Musician unveils new album
A BURNHAM-On-Sea musician held a launch party for his new five-track album in the town on Saturday. Joe Mooney, pictured, has finally achieved his dream of seeing his own songs being sold on a CD. Joe has been a hip hop musician for 15 years. More...

Photos: Bloom Awards night
OVER 20 residents were presented with awards when the town's annual Burnham In Bloom prize ceremony was held on Friday night (November 21st). Scores of residents and business owners gathered in the Town Council Chambers for the event. More...

Police appeal after two injured
POLICE have appealed for witnesses following an early morning assault in Burnham-On-Sea last weekend. The incident happened at 1.15am last Saturday (November 15th) when two men were injured at the junction of Abingdon Street and the High Street. More...

M5 lorry crashes into ditch
A DRIVER escaped unhurt after his lorry left the M5 motorway between Burnham-On-Sea and Weston this week. Police and ambulance crews were called to the delivery lorry after it left the main northbound carriageway and ended up in vegetation. More...

TV role for Burnham company
A BURNHAM-On-Sea firm was featured on national TV this week coming to the rescue of a Bridgwater couple. Adam Cahill Carpet & Flooring appeared on Channel 5's Cowboy Builders after the broadcaster asked if he could urgently help out. More...

Youth centre's funding appeal
Exclusive: BURNHAM Area Youth Centre is seeking thousands of pounds to fix problems with rain water leaking into the building. The centre in Cassis Close, which is used by more than 20 different groups and over 500 users a week, needs £7,500 for the work. More...

Hinkley C 'at risk of collapse'
A DEAL to build a nuclear reactor at Hinkley Point near Burnham-On-Sea may not go ahead, an energy expert has claimed this week. EDF Energy is due to build the £24.5bn plant, which would be the first in the UK in almost 20 years if all goes to plan. More...

£2,800 boost for good causes
BURNHAM Holiday Village has this week given two good causes in the town a financial boost with a bumper donation of £2,800. £1,400 has been presented to The Friends of Burnham Hospital and the same amount to BARB Search & Rescue. More...

Car damaged in blaze drama
A CAR was left severely damaged after a blaze in Burnham-On-Sea on Thursday morning. One fire crew from Burnham was called to Burnham Road, near the entrance to the BAY Centre, at 8am following calls from nearby residents and passers-by. More...

Cash boost for health project
Exclusive: A NEW community project to encourage healthy lifestyles in Burnham-On-Sea has been given a funding boost this week. A series of free weekly community running events at Apex Park are being launched as part of a nationwide initiative to promote health. More...

Mayor's praise after club's win
BURNHAM-On-Sea's Mayor has congratulated the town's Hillview Carnival Club this week after they won the County Cup by clinching first place in their class. The club, which is in its 40th year, won in Glastonbury, Wells, Burnham, North Petherton and Shepton. More...

Town's Christmas trees arrive
BURNHAM-On-Sea and Highbridge's official town Christmas trees have been installed this week. The Town Council-funded 20ft Grand Firs have been installed outside the Victoria Hotel in Burnham's Victoria Street and next to Highbridge's Community Centre. More...

Man stabbed in High Street
POLICE arrested a woman and she was later released on bail, pending further investigations following a stabbing in Burnham's High Street on Tuesday, which left a man with 'serious' injuries. Police sealed off an area of the High Street next to Lloyds Bank at 7.20pm. More...

More park volunteers sought
TWO groups who run Burnham and Highbridge's award-winning parks have this week issued an appeal for more volunteers. The Friends of Marine Cove in Burnham and The Friends of Apex Park in Highbridge are seeking more local people to help with projects. More...

One in three crimes not logged
AVON and Somerset Police says improvements are on the way after it was revealed this week that the force is the third worst at recording crime in the country. Police in Avon and Somerset fail to log 33% of offences, says the new study just published. More...

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