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Welcome to the Official Website of Burnham on Sea and Highbridge Town Council.

This site is designed to give as much information as possible about the Town Council - where it is, what its responsibilities are and how you can contact us.

Tel: 01278 788088
email: townclerk@burnham-highbridge.org

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Latest News

CIVIC AWARD NOMINATIONS

The Town Council will consider nominations for Civic Awards for the year 2014 at their meeting on the 23 April. These awards are given to people deemed to have rendered outstanding service to the community and will be presented at the Annual Civic Service later this year.   Members of th...

MAYOR'S CHRISTMAS MESSAGE 2013

Being your Mayor for the last 6 months has been a tremendous experience and I have been overwhelmed by the warm welcome I have received. I have had the pleasure of meeting so many interesting people and attending a wide range of functions and events since last May. One of the first events I attended...

RESULTS OF CHRISTMAS LIGHT COMPETITION 2013

The Town Council are pleased to announce the winners of this year’s competition as follows: Residential as judged by Cllr’s Mrs Pat Burge and Tom Nicholls   Burnham-on-Sea 1st        Barbara Morgan, 1 St Christopher’s Way 2nd   ...

Christmas Light Competition

The Town Council would like to invite Private Residences and Businesses to enter this year’s Christmas Light Competition.  Only private residences that have entered will be judged.  The categories are as follows: Burnham-on-Sea Best Individual      &...

YOUTH COUNCIL

WANT TO BE A YOUTH COUNCILLOR?   Want to have a voice? Want to make change? Want to make a difference? Want to tell us your ideas?   Burnham & Highbridge Youth Council would like to invite you to join us to make our town a better place for young people   Date: Thursday 19 December...

Funding For Fireworks 2014

The Annual Fireworks Display is always well attended and enjoyed by residents and visitors to Burnham on Sea, over Carnival weekend.   Each year the funding of this event has benefitted from local sponsors, and the Town Council is pleased to report that The Oaktree has offered to raise fund...

2013 REMEMBRANCE SERVICES

Sunday 10th November    ¼ to 11am at Burnham War Memorial Hospital, Love Lane, for wreath laying   3pm at St John’s Church, Highbridge for Church service and procession to war memorial for wreath laying     Monday 11th November   ¼ to 11am at ...

GRAND FIREWORKS DISPLAY

As part of the Carnival Weekend, Burnham on Sea and Highbridge Town Council will be putting on a firework display on the Esplanade on Sunday 3rd November at 6.30pm (Please note the earlier time). The display will be fired by Skyburst, The Firework Company of Bristol, and music will accompany th...

REPORTS GENERATED BY THE CLERK'S OFFICE

The Town Council will be making reports generated in the Clerk's office, available from this website. Until a new drop-down file can be added to the Minutes and Agenda page, any reports produced and sent out to members with committee papers will be added to the agenda file. Simply scroll down to th...

DRAFT MINUTES

Draft minutes are  available upon request to the Clerk. Please bear in mind that whilst draft minutes are produced as soon as possible after a meeting they must also be edited and checked for accuracy. However if you would like to see draft minutes of any meeting please email or&nbs...

NO TOWN COUNCIL MEETING ON MONDAY 7th OCTOBER

The October Town Council meeting is be held on Monday 14th October 2013.  If members of the public wish to speak at this meeting please contact the Town Clerk by 12pm Friday 11th October.

Town Clerk

Following the retirement of Town Clerk Mrs Eileen Shaw in March 2013, Mrs Denise Emery has taken on the post.  Mrs Lorna Williams is the new Deputy Clerk. Photograph from left: Lorna Williams, Denise Emery, Eileen Shaw and Lorna Brewer (admin).

TOWN COUNCIL OFFICES - NEW OPENING TIMES

With effect from Monday 1 August 2011 the new opening hours for the town council offices in Jaycroft Road, Burnham on Sea will be as follows:   Monday – Tuesday                     9.00am to 4...

BOGEY WHEELS BY THE WALROW ROUNDABOUT

Burnham-on-Sea and Highbridge Town Council are pleased to announce that a set of Railway Waggon Wheels which have been in the “sidings” for some five years, have finally found their right setting as a permanent reminder of Highbridge’s important railway history.   Cllr Mrs P...

TOWN'S CREST 50th ANNIVERSARY

On 7 February 2011 the Town Mayor and Mayoress, Cllr Michael Clarke and his wife Maria, hosted a small celebration to mark the 50th anniversary of the Royal College of Arms’ decision to grant the then Burnham Urban District Council permission to uses its official coat of arms on all its materi...


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