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  • Bunrham couple wed

    LUC Walker and Kierra Druce were married at St Andrew’s Church, Burnham. read more

  • Residents recognised at Burnham in Bloom Awards

    BURNHAM residents were recognised for their efforts to brighten up the town at the Burnham in Bloom awards last week. read more

  • Bath half-marathon filling up fast

    ANYONE who fancies pounding the streets of Bath in its half-marathon race should get their application in as places are being snapped up fast. read more

  • Holywell Chirstmas coffee morning

    HOLYWELL Nursing Home is hosting a Christmas coffee morning on Monday, December 1, between 10.30am- 12.30pm. read more

  • Berrow Christmas fair profits charity

    VISITORS shopped for a cure for cancer at the Breakthrough Breast Cancer Christmas Fair in Berrow last weekend. read more

  • Bogus RSPCA collector in Burnham

    ANIMAL rescue volunteers say they are “very distressed” after finding out a bogus charity collector is claiming to be raising money for them. read more

  • Christmas competition launched in Burnham and Highbridge

    A COMPETITION has been launched for the best Christmas lighting display by a home or business. read more

  • Burnham Lions to the rescue as Linda regains her freedom

    A BURNHAM woman who suffers from a debilitating disease has received help to buy a mobility scooter which means she now has the freedom to leave her home and enjoy life. read more

  • Woman arrested after stabbing outside Burnham bank

    A WOMAN was arrested in connection with a stabbing in a Burnham street. read more

  • Burnham United looking to get back to winning ways against Congresbury Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Burnham United through on penalties

    BURNHAM United enjoyed a weekend off, but return to league action this Saturday with the visit of Congresbury to Cassis Close. read more

  • Riddle impresses on Huntspill debut Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

    ROB Theodule scored twice as Huntspill BPH beat North Petherton 2-1 in Division 3 of the Uxella Bridgwater & District Sunday League in wet and windy conditions at Parkers Field. read more

  • Man’s jaw broken in late-night attack in Burnham

    POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a man suffered a broken jaw in a late-night assault in Burnham. read more

  • Burnham topple Wyvern record

    BURNHAM caused the shock of the day in the Somerset Divisions with an emphatic victory over top-of-thetable Wyvern in Taunton on Saturday. read more

  • Ena Hallett

    HALLETT Ena. A Tribute to 'Nan' Hallett. Our 'Nan' was a lady of her time, of values and of grace, her memories will always stay, Nan's one we can't replace, Nan lived in full the simple life, without any guide or plan. A loving family close to her, Great Grandchildren, Jeanette, Stephen and Leanne. We all walk down the road of life, one day the same road ends. Let's say a prayer for those we loved, our 'dearest absent friends'. Jim Donaghy (friend). read more


    HIGGS. Nicky. Of Rookery Cottage in Mark passed peace-fully at home on November 18th, aged 82 years. Survived by her three sons Andrew, Richard and David and two brothers David and Malcolm. Funeral service will be held in Mark Church (Church of the Holy Cross) on Friday 28th November at 1.00pm, followed by buriel at Mark cemetery. A celebration of her life will take place immediately after at Mark Village Hall. Nicky kindly requested no flowers and to direct donations to Macmillan Cancer Nurses care of: P J Harris Funeral Directors, (Burnham-on-Sea). Cheques made payable to Weston Area Health NHS Trust 94331. read more


    DYSON. Alma Ruth (née Tippetts), of Burnham-on-Sea, passed peacefully away on 18th November 2014, aged 83 years. The loved and loving mother of Lyn, Andrew, Ruth and Russell and an adored Nan and Great Nan. A celebration of Alma’s life will be held on Friday 5th December in St. Andrew’s Church, Burnham-on-Sea at 12.00.noon, followed by cremation. Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, for Secret World may be sent to Burnham Funeral Services, 97 Oxford Street, Burnham-on-Sea, TA8 1EW, Telephone 01278 795009. read more


    WATTS Anthony George (Tony) of Burnham-on-Sea, passed away peacefully on 14th November 2014, aged 77 years. Loving husband of Pearl and dear dad of Shaun, Gary and Tania, father-in-law of Sarah, Cerys and David and much loved grand-father of Gruffudd, Ella, Catrin, Evie, Millie, Benjamin and Isabelle. Funeral service to be held at St Andrew's Church, Burnham-on-Sea on Friday 28th November 2014, at 11.00am, followed by a Committal Service at Sedgemoor Crematorium. Family flowers only please, donations if desired for Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance can be left at the church or forwarded to M Franks and Sons, Bath Road, Ashcott, Bridgwater, TA7 9QT.Telephone 01458 210627. read more


    LEFRERE Michael. A wonderful loving husband, dad and grandad, nine years have gone by since he fell asleep on the 23rd November. Always and forever in our hearts and thoughts and missed more than words can say, love always Sue, Ant, Craig, Tracy, Callum and Connor. xxxxxx read more


    LEFRERE Michael, 23rd November 2005. In loving memory of Mick, so greatly missed, from Carol and Bob Morley and family. xxx read more


    PUDDY. Henry. Treasured memories of a wonderful husband, dad, grandad and great grandad, taken from us 27th November 2011, now with his son Roger. Both sadly missed by Pam, Doreen and Tony, Jo and Jeff, Darren, Michelle and families. read more

  • Ena Hallett

    HALLETT Ena. Happy 93rd birthday Mum, it has only been two months ago since you fell asleep, but we will still all celebrate your bithday with you on November 29th. Love and miss you forever, all my love Jeanette. xxx read more

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