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'line up' for Woodberry
SEVERAL companies have shown interest in buying Highbridge's
Woodberry Bros & Haines since the firm went into administration
earlier this month. More...
Lifeguard helps asthma woman
AN RNLI lifeguard on duty in Burnham-On-Sea
came to the aid of a woman suffering a serious asthma attack.
The lifeguard team were alerted by a member of the public to a
woman suffering from breathing difficulties. She had been enjoying
the warm weather. More...
Sky dive held for tragic Sian
LOCAL estate agent Edward Creswick has completed a daring sky
dive and almost reached his fundraising target of £2,000
for the British Heart Foundation in memory of a friend's daughter
who died of a heart condition. Sian Wood was only 24 when she
Market to celebrate local fruit
OVER a dozen traders will be selling
a wide range of locally-grown summer fruit and vegebles when Burnham-On-Sea's
monthly farmers market returns to the town on Friday (July 25th).
The market will be held in the High Street with many stalls. More...
Medieval beach fun on Sunday
A MEDIEVAL-themed tournament and
craft fair will be held on Burnham-On-Sea beach this Sunday (July
27th). Hobby horse jousting and a medieval tournament are among
the activities being planned next to the Pavilion by a group of
fundraisers for the Poppy Appeal. More...
Cream teas and jazz at Cove
BURNHAM-On-Sea's Marine Cove gardens are set to hold a cream teas
and jazz afternoon this Sunday (July 27th). Organised by Sedgemoor
District Councils Community Gardener, Jacqui Strong, the
event will be held in the gardens between 2-4pm. More...
Postcard designs win praise
THE winners of a competition to design a postcard to celebrate
Burnham-on-Sea's mini lighthouse trail have been anounced this
week. The contest, overseen by members of Highbridge and Burnham
Artists (HaBA), was open to five local schools. More...
Boost for town centre revamp
SERIES of improvements to Burnham-On-Sea town centre has moved
a step closer this week with the signing of two contracts to deliver
the work and the start of a recruitment process to find a new
Town Centre Manager in Burnham. More...
Lifeboat open day this Sunday
BURNHAM-On-Sea's RNLI lifeboat station will be holding an open
day this Sunday (July 27th) when visitors will be able to find
out more about their work. A number of activities and demonstrations
will be taking place throughout the day from 10am-4pm. More...
Building work starts at Hillview
BURNHAM-On-Sea's Hillview Carnival Club has this week begun building
their cart from their new home in Highbridge and an appeal has
been issued for more helpers. The volunteers have started to strip
down last year's float in order to decorate it in their 40th year.
New model shop opens in town
A NEW model shop has opened its doors in Burnham-On-Sea town centre,
selling top branded toy models. Victoria Court Models, located
just off Burnham's Victoria Street, is selling a wide range of
leading brands of railway and other models. More...
Farm machinery goes on show
THE sights and sounds of vintage farm machinery working in summers
gone by are set to return to Isleport Farm in Highbridge this
weekend. The annual vintage farm machinery show on July 26th and
27th will include a gathering of road rollers. More...
Apprentice scheme a success
SIXTH form students from King Alfred School in Highbridge have
taken part in a young apprentice initiative working with Homes
In Sedgemoor. Students attended sessions which focussed on employability
skills, presentations and interview techniques. More...
Three arrests in police drama
BURNHAM-On-Sea police arrested three people on
Monday night after pulling over a stolen car in the town which
had been identified by roadside CCTV cameras. Police swooped on
the Fiat Brava as it drove along Burnham Road at around 6pm, as
Cricket ace's hedgehog saved!
WILDLIFE carers from Burnham-On-Sea have rescued a stranded hedgehog
at the home of Somerset cricket ace Marcus Trescothick. The cricketer
had a surprise visitor in his garden this week when the tiny hedehog
got stuck in his garden gates. More...
Beach call-out for town crews
BURNHAM-On-Sea Coastguards and a crew from BARB Search & Rescue
were called to Brean beach on Monday (July 21st) amid concern
for a dog walker and a family on the mudflats. Crews were alerted
at 7.30pm after a woman was seen struggling. More...
Burnham guided walks launch
A SERIES of free guided walks around Burnham-On-Sea have been
launched this week. Burnham-On-Sea Town Team has been awarded
a grant of £560 from Sedgemoor District Council's Community
Health Fund to launch the unique local walks. More...
Gypsy in concert this Friday
A TALENTED Highbridge singer will be performing a show ranging
from opera through jazz and country to pop. Gypsy Watkins will
be in concert at Burnham-On-Sea's Princess Theatre this Friday
(25th July). To promote her concert, she is giving away free CDs.
New crash at A38 blackspot
A TWO-vehicle crash at an accident blackspot near Burnham-On-Sea
on Sunday afternoon (July 20th) has led to fresh calls for safety
improvements. A car and a horse transporter were damaged on the
A38 at the busy junction next to the Fox and Goose. More...
Dog missing on Brean Down
THE owners of this lost dog have appealed for help in finding
him after he went missing on top of Brean Down. Zuke, an 8-year-old
Huskey, has not been seen since around 2pm on Sunday afternon
(July 20th) when his owners were enjoying a walk. More...
New wind farm appeal lodged
who have been fighting controversial proposals for a wind farm
near Burnham-On-Sea have been dealt a fresh blow this week after
the company wanting to build the site lodged an appeal against
a decision to reject the scheme. More...
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