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Welcome to the official website of Burnham Highbridge Town Council

Welcome to the official website of Burnham 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: admin@burnham-highbridge-tc.gov.uk 

 

Please follow the links on the top menu bar to navigate to the detailed sections about the Council, its members and its work. We aim to develop and add to this site over time so we welcome all comments and feedback - if you think there's anything missing from this site please feel free to use the contact details (follow link button) to let us know.

Latest News

Devon, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards Service has issued a warning to local residents and businesses to be aware of fraudsters who are trying to exploit fear and uncertainty surrounding COVID-19. The outbreak of coronavirus has seen an increase in scams that include counterfeit medical kits that claim to prevent or cure the ...

Although the Town Council office is closed to visitors, we are still very active and working hard to meet the extra demand on our services and to respond to an increased number of enquiries. You can contact us by phone 01278 788088 or email info@burnham-highbridge-tc.gov.uk In order to keep core functions running ...

Government has today published further COVID-19 Guidance for accommodation providers here: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/covid-19-advice-for-accommodation-providers Following the Prime Minister's announcement yesterday outlining further steps to tackle the spread of COVID-19<http://maxemail.visitbritain.com/rsps/m/Ufj-YkX4U9xiNAJeb_6jF_qE0girFmljxrXzVGmHnNM>, including a three-week closure of non-essential ...

Due to the current Covid-19 restrictions, the Town Council is unable to hold in-person meetings for the foreseeable future. This means that, in order to keep functions running and to support community efforts on Covid-19, we must adapt our working methods. All staff are working from home where possible and those who can&...

25 March 2020 Update The Government has put in place restrictions on how much time we are permitted to spend outside and where we are allowed to visit. The Town Council allotment sites are currently open and will remain so until we are advised otherwise. Travel to and from the allotments is permitted if the ...

Approaching Blood Donor Sessions in your area The details for the visit are below: 09 April 2020 Berrow Village Hall Parsonage Road, Berrow, Burnham-on-Sea TA8 2NL   Period 1 – 12:45 &15:30 Period 2 – 16:30 & 18:50   We are working with the rest of the NHS to keep supplying lifesaving blood to hospitals during the coronavirus pandemic.&...

Blood Donation - Support Required!

This is a joint statement from Citizens Advice Mendip, Sedgemoor, West Somerset, Taunton and South Somerset in response to the Public Health guidance on Coronavirus. We are very aware that over 50% of Citizens Advice in Somerset clients have health conditions and/or disabilities. Between our 5 organisations we helped over 20,000 clients last year. For ...

The Town Council is putting in place its business continuity plan whilst working to Government advice to protect staff, councillors and the public. This means that as of Monday 23/03/2020 the town council office is no longer open to visitors, but we are continuing to work and you can contact with us by phone 01278 788088 ...

Following today’s government announcement, The Princess Theatre is currently reviewing all performances.  Our café will be closed to the public on Tuesday 17th March due to staff shortages. We are liaising with local and national promoters to make announcements regarding any upcoming events. We kindly ask for patience as ...

PRESS RELEASE Covid-19 Town Council update The Town Council is considering its procedures and actions in light of the Covid-19 outbreak and is calling on the community to be even more aware of each other during this uncertain time.  The Town Council office remains open and we ask that, if you need ...

The Environment Agency has issued a flood alert for Somerset’s coastline, warning residents in Burnham-On-Sea that stormy high tides today (Tuesday) could send spray and waves onto the seafront.  Strong onshore winds are forecast to combine with high Spring tides, prompting a warning to beach users, seafront walkers and residents.&...

Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways.  The NHS and Public Health England (PHE) are well prepared to deal with this virus and health professionals are continuously working to contact anyone who has been in close contact with people who have coronavirus. The latest information from ...

Coronavirus

The Town Council has resolved that it will formally seek to work with Somerset County Council in respect of the purchase of the former SS&L building in Princess Street, Burnham-on-Sea. The building commands a significant location in the town, sitting within an area ideally suited to become an administrative centre. The ...

Sedgemoor’s residents, businesses and visitors are being invited to have their say on the creation of Somerset’s first Climate Emergency Strategy.  There is a drop in session, on Saturday, 8th February, 2020 between 1000 hrs and 1600 hrs at Bridgwater House, King Square, Bridgwater.   All four district councils and Somerset ...

Health and care services in Somerset are running an engagement programme to gather feedback from local people about providing care closer to home.   Health and care services in Somerset aim to support people to live independent, healthier lives by having the right services in the right place for their needs, available at ...

  Representatives from more than 100 businesses came together this week to discuss how Somerset’s business community can help tackle climate change.   The Climate Emergency Business Summit was part of the cross-council work to develop a Climate Emergency Strategy, aiming to identify ways for Somerset to work towards being carbon neutral ...

  Grassroots community groups are being encouraged to apply for grants of up to £1,500 from The Somerset Fund with the deadline for the next round of funding approaching fast.   Somerset County Council strongly supports Somerset Community Foundation’s initiative that provides financial support for groups that are anchored firmly within ...

Grant Funding at the Grassroots

Health and care services in Somerset are running a public consultation to gather feedback from local people about the future locations of acute mental health beds for people of working age. The consultation runs until 12 April 2020.  An acute mental health ward is where patients are admitted to provide them with the level ...

A new toddler play area is set to be installed at Olivier Close in Burnham-on-Sea. The works will begin on Monday 10th February and consists of installing a climbing frame with slide, two cradle swings, a spring rocker, bench and litter bin. Completion is expected to take approximately two weeks subject to favourable ...

New Play area in Burnham-on-Sea

Online surveys are giving Somerset residents the chance to comment on and help shape a Climate Emergency Strategy for the county. Launched today (6 Jan), one survey closes on 25 February 2020 and can be accessed here https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/Somerset-Climate-Change-Survey-2019 In addition, an survey for 11 to 18-year-olds can be completed by going ...

Over the past 18 months, Somerset’s four district councils and Somerset County Council have been exploring together the future options for local government in the county. The aim of the review is to determine the best way of delivering local public services and meeting community needs in Somerset in the future. The ...

The next meeting of the Planning Committee due on Wednesday 8th January has been cancelled due to lack of business to resolve. 

2019 has been a year of change for the Town Council with Samantha Winter joining us as Town Clerk at the beginning of the year and the local elections in May resulting in there being 10 new Town Councillors.  This has created an enthusiasm to raise the profile of the Town Council within the ...

Mayor

News Release.   It’s not an early Christmas present…. Sedgemoor District Council is warning its residents that there is a company phoning householders who claims to be from Sedgemoor District Council stating that they are due a refund on council tax of up to £5000. They state that properties ...

School Admission Arrangements 2021/22 Consultation Have Your Say School admissions arrangements for children who are due to start or transfer school for the 2021-22 school year, and those moving schools during the 2021-22 school year will be consulted on for a minimum period of 6 weeks ending 31 January 2020.  This consultation applies to a number ...

Would you like to win a prize for your house Christmas lights display? The Town Council is once again inviting all residences in Burnham-on-Sea & Highbridge to enter this year’s Christmas Light Competition.  If you want your display to be judged to see if it can win a prize then ...

The Mayor will be switching on Highbridge Christmas lights this Saturday - November 16th at 5pm. There is a Christmas Craft and Gift Fair in the Community Hall in Market Street, which starts at 2pm. At 4.30pm, the Churchfield School Choir will perform seasonal songs and carols by the Christmas tree on the ...

Just a quick reminder that the line from Tiverton Parkway through to Castle Cary and Weston-super-Mare will be closed for railway upgrade and tunnel maintenance work from Saturday 9th November to Thursday 14th November.   This will mean diversions and longer journey times for London services, and buses for some local journeys.&...

On Wednesday 6th November, the Friends of Apex Park were joined by approximately 60 pupils from Churchfield Primary School. They were all very enthusiastic, well-behaved and enjoyed bulb planting, sowing seeds and identifying wildlife in the park. Hundreds of bulbs were planted to keep Apex looking beautiful year after year, whilst others enjoyed sowing ...

A public consultation has been launched by Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) ahead of undertaking a fresh procurement to find contractors to provide superfast broadband. CDS, which is responsible for rolling out broadband across the two counties, is establishing the remaining area where there are no current or credible future plans to deliver ...

A pioneering pilot scheme to help ease the pressures on NHS resources this winter is being spearheaded by Somerset County Council and local NHS partners. Starting in the next few months, the trial will see the authority base a social worker in the A&E departments at the county’s two ...

Clocks go back one hour on Sunday 27 October, and Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP) says it is a useful reminder to stay safe by checking electrical equipment. Among the items SWP suggests worth checking are smoke detectors and other monitors for carbon monoxide and radon, fire alarms, anything with batteries and the batteries themselves, ...

Apex Park News The good news is that the water in Apex Park Lake was re-tested yesterday and results show that the blue-green algae bloom has subsided.  Warning signs will be taken down.   Planting bulbs and sowing seeds! - The Friends of Apex Park invite members of the public to join ...

We are getting in touch to let you know about railway work taking place in Somerset this autumn – in particular a major upgrade in the Taunton area in November that has implications for commuters. This email is aimed at enabling you and your colleagues, family and friends to plan ahead and make ...

Railway work taking place in Somerset this Autumn

The coordinater of the Farmers' Market at Burnham would like to remind local community groups that a free pitch can be provided. If your group would like to take up this offer, please contact hannah@somersetfarmersmarkets.co.uk

A series of public events will be giving people across the county the chance to discuss the first steps towards a Climate Emergency Strategy for Somerset. The Climate Emergency ‘have your say’ drop-in events are taking place in each District Council area in the coming weeks, starting on 16 November at the ...

Somerset

As part of the Carnival Weekend, Burnham on Sea and Highbridge Town Council is pleased to be putting on what has become the Annual Firework Display on the Esplanade this Sunday, 3rd November at 6.30pm.  The Mayor, Cllr Andy Brewer will announce the countdown before the display at 6.30pm, which will be ...

GRAND FIREWORKS DISPLAY

We are currently undertaking Budget Consultation which finishes at midnight on Friday 18th October. Consultation can be completed on line at https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/MCNNRQ2 or there is a link from our website. Hard copies available. Geri Accountant Sedgemoor District Council

Sedgemoor District Council is pleased to announce that it will be offering free parking in all of its car parks for the three weekends before Christmas on an annual basis. People will be able to park without charge in all eighteen of the Council-owned car parks across Sedgemoor on Saturday 7th, 14th and 21...

Sedgemoor residents are reminded that there is still a couple of weeks to go  to have their say on how Sedgemoor District Council should spend its proportion of the Council Tax in its annual budget consultation.     The budget cycle in Sedgemoor starts in the autumn, with the ...

Please see attached the Somerset Rivers Authority Annual Report 2018-19, introduced for you here by the SRA Chair Councillor David Hall: Somerset Rivers Authority 2018-19 Annual Report full length version Somerset Rivers Authority 2018-19 Annual Report summary I am writing as Chair of Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA) to let you know that the ...

Salary £22,462 (SCP 14): Initial 1-year contract, subject to review on 30/10/20           Burnham-on-Sea & Highbridge Town Council is seeking a Projects Officer to undertake a variety of projects and to assist with events. The Town Council is working towards implementation of its Corporate Plan which ...

Burnham and Weston Energy CIC, the owner of the Wick Farm community solar project, is delighted to announce the Burnham and Weston Community Sunshine Fund is open to applications from 1 October – 15 November, 2019. The Fund, which is managed by Somerset Community Foundation, welcomes applications for funding from local, community-led organisations, small voluntary groups, ...

Burnham-on-Sea & Highbridge Town Council is seeking Expressions of Interest from suitably experienced and qualified companies for a scheme of refurbishment and alteration works at The Princess Theatre, Princess St, Burnham-on-Sea TA8 1EH for Burnham-on-Sea & Highbridge Town Council.  The contractor will need to have proven and demonstrated experience in similar projects ...

Sedgemoor District Council is aware of a colony of masonry bees in the sand of the play area at Apex Park.  The advice is to leave them alone; they do not sting.  The area will be fenced off. Masonry bees pollinate many different types of plants and their burrowing does not ...

Janet Chalmers Founded the 'Knit & Natter group at St. Andrews Church Secretary to Mothers Union group for 23 yrs Involved with Girl Guides and Granny Guides Volunteer at Abbeyfield for 23 yrs. Dom Gregory Commanding Officer at TS Dulverton – Burnham & Highbridge Sea Cadets Involved with Sea Cadets for a number of years ...

Water samples from Apex Park Lake have tested positive for blue green algae.  The water will not be tested again until there are substantial visual changes to the lakes and no scum or the weather changes such as heavy rain and clouds.  So, in the meantime, user groups have been updated ...

SDC have placed warning signs around Apex Park lake as a precautionary measure.  There is the possibility that, due to the weather conditions, that the toxic blue-green algae is present in the water.  Samples of water will be tested by the Environment Agency. All guidance/signage should still be followed which ...

Over 200 excited children attended the Treasure Hunt at Apex Park today. The Friends of Apex Park hosted the free event and received some wonderful comments from people saying that they got to see parts of the park such as the woodland area and the Living Art Sculpture that they never knew existed! People ...

Following poor health since 2016 Martin, 72 died peacefully at Westonhospice Care on Saturday 27th July, with his wife Arlene and  family by his side. Martin was elected to the Town Council in 2011 and was already well known within the community particularly for his longstanding support of B.A.R.B. and R.N....

Tribute paid for Martin Cox former Mayor 2013-15

My name is Joe Thompson and I am currently studying at the King Alfred School Sixth Form. My work experience was from Monday 15th to Friday 19th July. I thoroughly enjoyed my time working at the town council as I had to do such a vast range of tasks during my time and ...

Work Experience at the Town Council Offices by Joe Thompson

Burnham-on-Sea & Highbridge Town Council recognises that there are problems associated with the gull population in the towns and it is assured by Sedgemoor District Council that it is taking action to address it.   In a bid to help clean up the towns, the Town Council has sourced free of charge from ...

Gull Proof Bags

The Town Council is seeking nominations for Civic Awards for individuals who have demonstrated outstanding service to the community, made a significant contribution to public life in Burnham or Highbridge and have shown real dedication in helping local residents. The Awards will be presented by the Mayor, Councillor Andy Brewer and the guest ...

Civic Award Nominations 2019

My name is Emily Grantham and I am a year 12 student at the Kings of Wessex academy. My work experience week was Monday 8th of July – Friday 12th July and during this time I not only learned a great deal about office work but also about the town I live in and ...

Work Experience at the Town Council Offices by Emily Grantham

This year marks the 30th Anniversary for the twin towns of Fritzlar in Germany with Burnham-on-Sea & Highbridge. Members of the society travelled to Fritzlar in July 2019 where they spent four days being home hosted by their German friends, who will in turn visit Burnham-on-Sea & Highbridge next summer. During the visit, the ...

Burnham-on-Sea & Highbridge Fritzlar Twinning Society

Business Development Officer                       Salary scale £25,295 - £27,905 (SCP 20 - 24)   Burnham-on-Sea & Highbridge Town Council is seeking a full-time Business Development Officer to promote and manage the Princess Theatre & Arts ...

Please see below and click on the links:   Notice of Public Rights and Publication of Unaudited Annual Governance & Accountibility Return. Accounts for the Year ended 2018-19.pdf   AGAR 18-19.pdf

Coming into what will hopefully be another nice summer, this is a great time to think about getting involved in the many community events taking place. These are ideal opportunities if you are looking to do some volunteering but don't have much time in your week. We also have lots of other great, ...

Give a little, change a lot. Have you thought about volunteering but don’t know where to start?

RNLI Lifeguards, paid for by Sedgemoor District Council, are making an early return to District Council-managed beaches in Somerset this weekend in preparation for what is set to be a busy summer season.  They will be on duty from 25th May to cover the half-term holidays and then they will be on ...

Come and enjoy a free guided Bat and Moth walk around Apex Park, Highbridge on Monday, 13th May at 9 p.m. The walk around the Green Flag award-winning park, which is managed by Sedgemoor District Council, will look at the wonderful range of nocturnal wildlife throughout the park particularly Bats and Moths. Walkers ...

Do you enjoy visiting Apex Park ? Would you or your business like to help support the Friends of Apex Park and their events? The Friends of Apex Park are looking for more volunteers to join its group in order to maintain the groups aim which is to improve and promote the use of ...

April 17, 2019   Calling all aspiring photographers..!   The Friends of Apex Park are partnering up with Secret World Wildlife Rescue to run a photography competition. Its aim is to capture the beautiful open space of Apex Park via a snapshot and to raise much-needed funds towards repair of Secret World’s resident ...

Five stars for Apex Park     Apex Leisure and Wildlife Park has been awarded five stars by South West in Bloom as part of its Pride in Parks Award category.   Last year, the Friends of Apex Park entered Apex Leisure and Wildlife Park into the South West in Bloom Pride in ...

Burnham-on-Sea and Highbridge Town Councillor Attendance 2018-19           Councillor Committees Number of Meetings Summonsed to attend (inc Full Town Council) Number of Meetings Attended % Andy Brewer Policy & Finance, Planning, Burial Committee 36 35 97% Peter Clayton Policy & Finance, Planning, Town Projects, Princess Management,  Staffing  45 44 98% Maria Clarke Princess Management, ...

Burnham Railway Heritage Group have completed their lottery funded project to install a replica Signal Box near to the site of the original on Old Station Approach.   The group have given the Signal Box to the Town Council and it is now available for hire for Charity Groups or Businesses, to display ...

PRESS RELEASE - Signal Box for Hire

Please see below NOTICE OF ELECTION Notice of Election_District.pdf   Notice of Election_Parish.pdf   Notice of Election_Parish Ward.pdf

20th March Morland Hub Energy Advice

20th March Morland Hub

Whether it be a coastal, wheelchair friendly, buggy walk with the children, rural, doorstep, fitness, week day, weekend or just the opportunity to meet new people and natter, we have something for you! Please see attached our promotional poster and sample programme for March 2019. Further copies and additional information about the scheme can ...

Health Walks in Sedgemoor

Get a grant to manage water on your land to benefit you and your neighbours. See link for details Farming in Somerset? Flier Parish.pdf

Profits generated from Burnham and Weston Energy CIC’s 36,000-panel community solar array at Wick Farm, between Lympsham and Brean, will be made available for projects that will help local communities or community organisations become more sustainable. Burnham and Weston Energy Sunshine Fund has been set up by Burnham and Weston Energy ...

NEWS RELEASE: Community solar profits benefit Somerset

Prizes of engraved cups, cheques and certificates will be presented at the Town Council meeting at 7pm on Monday 17th December 2018 Photographs will be taken at the presentations   Residential entries judged by Cllrs Peter Clayton and Victoria Weavell  Burnham-on-Sea   1st        Sally Cornish, 40 Love ...

Christmas Lights Competition 2018 RESULTS

Over 1,000 mixed bulbs were planted in Apex Park this week to spread some spring cheer. Following two postponements due to bad weather, Friends of Apex Park Improvements Group and Sedgemoor District Council’s Clean Surroundings Team planted the bulbs to the west and south areas of the lake that should provide some ...

It has been a privilege for me to serve the community for a second time as Mayor and a real pleasure to get out and about around the parish to all kinds of wonderful community events where I have made dozens of new friends. Our towns of Burnham-on-Sea and Highbridge have been busy ...

Mayor

Refill Burnham-on-Sea is on a mission to make refilling your water bottle as easy, convenient and cheap as possible, by introducing Refill Stations on every street.   An exciting Refill Scheme has launched in Burnham-on-Sea which encourages participating cafés, bars, restaurants, banks and other businesses to sign up to the free ...

The Refill Revolution comes to Burnham-on-Sea

Sedgemoor District Council is offering free parking in all its car parks on the two Saturdays running up to Christmas. People will be able to park without charge in all eighteen of the Council-owned car parks across Sedgemoor on Saturday 15th and Saturday 22nd December. Cllr Duncan McGinty said “We are keen ...

Due to the weather forecast for tomorrow, this event will be postponed.   We do not yet have a replacement date.   Apologies.   Dig Deep and help plant bulbs!     The Friends of Apex Park invite members of the public to join them on Wednesday 28thNovember  from 11.00 a....

  For information the above 8 week public consultation has now launched (Monday 5th November).   We want to hear as many people’s views on our proposed changes to the support the County Council provides for children and their families. So we would appreciate it if you could promote the consultation and ...

Have your say: Proposed changes to the County Council

  The Town Council is commemorating the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War with several acts of remembrance in the towns. The Remembrance Day ceremonies will be taking place as follows on Sunday 11th November: 11am at the memorial in Love Lane – parade starts at 10.30am at ...

REMEMBRANCE SERVICES IN BURNHAM-ON-SEA and HIGHBRIDGE

Somerset Community Foundation has launched this year’s Surviving Winter campaign, which encourages people to join the growing number of contributors who donate some or all of their Winter Fuel Payment to help local people living in fuel poverty. This year, any online donations to the campaign made during the week-long Big ...

Are you a local community group, charity or local organisation that is looking for funding? If so you may be eligible to apply for a grant from the Town Council. The deadline for applications is 12th November for the last meeting of this financial year.  In the most recent round of grants ...

Last Chance to apply for a Grant this Financial Year

The Environment Agency tested a sample that was taken from Apex Park Lake last week and the results show the levels of blue green algae are now below the threshold.   The Environment Agency will continue to monitor the situation but fishing can now resume and permits can be purchased from Thyers ...

The Princess Theatre has just taken delivery of new re-usable plastic pint and half pint cups.  The Princess is one of the businesses in the town working towards achieving the status of a Plastic Free Community. The Princess has been looking at ways to reduce use of single use plastic whilst still ...

PRINCESS THEATRE PURCHASES RE-USABLE PLASTC CUPS

As the summer season draws to an end, we wave goodbye to the RNLI lifeguards.  They have been on the beach since July 8th doing full time safety patrols and will be back on duty next summer.   SDC fund the RNLI Lifeguards to provide an additional service at Burnham and Berrow ...

https://www.sedgemoor.gov.uk/asb   Following the recent complaints of Anti-Social Behaviour at Pier Street Car park, the Town Council is publishing Sedgemoor District Councils link for reporting this type of problem.   Reporting Anti-Social Behaviour   Sedgemoor District Council offer a 24 hour non-emergency Anti Social Behaviour Hotline (Tel:&...

Residents will soon hear the sound of the Burnham-on-Sea and Highbridge Town Council’s new Town Guide landing on their doormats. This provides up-to-date information on shops and services in our towns as well as background on churches, local activities, sports, youth and community groups with contact details as well as items ...

Press Release - New Town Guide & Leaflets

We analysed the samples and confirm that the blue green algae levels are still above the threshold. A scum formed when the samples were left undisturbed indicating levels above the threshold. In addition, our biologist counted the algae filaments and confirmed that the algae levels were above the threshold.   Signs will therefore ...

An error at the printers has meant that people who have registered for a postal vote have received a normal poll card for the forthcoming Burnham-on-Sea and Highbridge area Neighbourhood Planning Referendum, due to be held on Thursday, 20th September. This poll card advised them to go to the polling station on 20th ...

Burnham-on-Sea and Highbridge area Neighbourhood Planning Referendum

If you live in Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge, then along with Burnham Without Parish Council, we’re urging you to have your say next month (September 2018) on our Neighbourhood Plan.   We’d like you to vote in a referendum on September 20 to decide whether the 2014-2032 Plan should be adopted as ...

Your chance to vote on the Neighbourhood Plan

From Somerset Waste Partnership website at: https://www.somersetwaste.gov.uk/slider/6am-starts-for-waste-collections-in-continuing-hot-weather/: Recycling and rubbish collections will start daily at 6am from now on due to the high temperatures. Please ensure your bins and boxes are all out in time for the early start (and no earlier than the night before), and ...

Waste collections start from 6am

Following reports of blue/green algae in Apex Park Lake, Sedgemoor District Council is awaiting scientific test results to establish the type of algal bloom present. As a precaution, warning signs will be in place, which give advice.  The main thing is not to let humans or dogs swim, paddle or drink ...

Work Experience Weekly Diary- Kody Crosby, 2nd – 6th July 2018 Monday Spoke to Tatiana about responsibilities of the Town Council, who does what, different levels of council (town/parish, district, county). Showed around building by Lorna W. Began organising TC press file. Set up Council Chamber for evening Town Council Meeting with Lorna ...

The Friends of Apex Park are holding a ‘drop-in’ afternoon for people to find out more about what the group does and how they can help to support them in the future.  If you’re interested in becoming a Friend of Apex Park, please pop into Apex Office, Marine ...

This event is happening onThursday 5th July at 7pm at The Old Courthouse, Jaycroft Road, Burnham-on-Sea. A further opportunity to find out information reguarding the proposed development at Lakeside, Highbridge. Coln Residential and Property Link Consultants are inviting all Highbridge residents to a Powerpoint presentation with an half hour question time chaired by ...

Public Consultation Lakeside - Highbridge

Please follow the link on the Information tab to view the Business Plan.

Burnham Evolution Business Plan

The Town Council will consider nominations for Civic Awards for the year 2018 at their Town Projects meeting on the 10th July.  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 the ...

NOMINATIONS FOR CIVIC AWARDS

Invitation to a Public Consultation on the proposed residential development at Lakeside, Highbridge - land off A38, Bristol Road. The Consultation is being organised by the Agents at Highbridge Community Hall, Meeting Room 3 on Monday 18th June between 3pm and 6pm. Go along and talk to the development team and see their ...

Public Consultation Lakeside - Highbridge

Burnham Evolution is a project led by the Town Council with support from Sedgemoor District Council, the local business community and Litter Free Somerset. The aim is to revitalise the town by providing enhancements to the Esplanade to make the seafront more attractive and welcoming for residents and visitors. The project will also ...

Burnham Evolution Survey

The Town Projects Committee meeting has been postponed to 6.30pm Tuesday 29th May to hopefully accomodate the attendance of James Heappey M.P.

The Friends of Apex Park are running a children’s colouring activity in order to become part of the latest ‘rocks’ craze! They will host an ‘Apex Park Rocks’ session on Wednesday 30th May 2018, between 11.00 a.m. and 1.00 p.m., at Apex Park office, Marine Drive.  Its ...

If you go down to the garden, you are sure of a big surprise!  Visit Marine Cove Gardens on Burnham on Sea’s Esplanade next to St. Andrews Church on Monday, May 7th between 1030 hrs and 1230 hrs for a free teddy bears picnic.   Dress your bear competition with a ...

Please note that legislation has changed regarding how CCTV is used and managed and notices which need to be displayed. There are also significant penalties for incorrect usage. Please check online to make sure you are complying with current legislation and that you are aware of any imminent changes which will be introduced ...

Friends of Apex Park, alongside members of  the National Autistic Society, will be in Apex Park tomorrow, Wednesday 14th March from 10 a.m. – 12 noon for the Great British Spring Clean. Here is further information as part of keep Britain tidy’s national campaign.. http://www.keepbritaintidy.org/get-involved/support-our-campaigns/great-british-spring-clean ...

The Cinnamon Trust is the national charity whose wonderful volunteers help people over retirement age and those in the latter stages of a terminal illness by offering all kinds of pet care. We are trying to find some dog walking support for a resident of Burnham on Sea eathfieldHand Izzy their strong but ...

The Cinnamon Trust Needs Volunteers in Burnham-on-Sea

The Mayor's chosen charity Somerset Time for Youth were presented with a cheque at the Town Council meeting on Monday evening.  The offering taken at the Civic Service last October being £607.47 of which £90.00 was given to the window repair fund at St John the Evangelist Church, Highbridge, where the service ...

Mayor Presents Cheque to Somerset Time for Youth
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