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Artists' showcase

9:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

THE annual Somerset Open Studios returns this month with over 200 venues showcasing works of art.

Rural arts group still going strong after all these years

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

11:30am Monday 15th September 2014

A PIONEERING arts charity in Somerset is still going strong with its new programme of shows despite severe funding cuts resulting in fewer performances.

The ultimate all-singing, all-dancing tribute show

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

9:05am Monday 15th September 2014

FANS of the film classic Dirty Dancing are invited to take a step back in time with the all-singing, all-dancing tribute show coming to the Playhouse this month.

Battle of the brewers

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

3:30pm Monday 15th September 2014

HOMEBREWERS from across Burnham and Highbridge are still being urged to ‘bring their own brews’ to battle it out against others in The Great Burnham Brew Off 2014.

A busy month for RNLI volunteers

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

8:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

VOLUNTEERS for the RNLI in Burnham have been busy this month with bog mat training and a prize giving event on their agenda.

Brides on the streets of Burnham

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

5:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

IT was a nice day for a white wedding, and for raising money, when a group of dress-wearers hit the streets of Burnham to raise money for charity.

School bus row in Berrow

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

4:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A BERROW mum has hit out at rules preventing her son from getting free bus travel to his new school because they live too near to it.

Sports centre closed until next year after water main burst

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

3:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

King Alfred Sports Centre in Highbridge has been closed since August 5 after a water main burst, causing part of the roof to cave in and the building to flood.

Munt urges front against Israel

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

11:30am Friday 22nd August 2014

BURNHAM MP Tessa Munt has urged the South-West to get behind a united boycott of Israeli goods in protest against the Gaza bombings.

Another street added to cold caller scheme

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

11:30am Thursday 21st August 2014

POLICE in Burnham have classified another street in the town as a ‘no cold calling’ zone.

Police appealing for witnesses to dangerous driving in Highbridge

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Police searched for a missing elderly woman in Haugh Woods.

11:39am Friday 15th August 2014

POLICE are appealing for witnesses following an vehicle incident near Highbridge.

Nick Clegg visit surprises staff in Burnham

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

9:56am Friday 15th August 2014

A COMMUNITY care group in Burnham who were expecting a visit from South-West MP Tessa Munt met another special guest on the day – Deputy Prime Minister and LibDem leader Nik Clegg.

Roadworks warning for Burnham

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: ROADWORKS: Hagley residents are facing six months of roadworks in their village. SP

11:00am Wednesday 13th August 2014

ONE lane will be closed when roadworks commence on the M5 Northbound between Junction 22 Burnham and Junction 21 Weston-Super-Mare.

Brent Knoll campaigners' joy as wind farm appeal is rejected

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

4:00pm Friday 8th August 2014

CAMPAIGNERS against a controversial wind farm in Brent Knoll are celebrating after planning minister Eric Pickles rejected an appeal by developers.

Burnham lifeguard rescues woman suffering from asthma attack

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

7:30am Friday 25th July 2014

A BURNHAM lifeguard has been praised for helping a woman suffering from a serious asthma attack.

Couple celebrate 66th wedding anniversary

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

1:51pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A LOVED up couple at a residential home in Burnham raised a glass to celebrate an incredible milestone – their 66th wedding anniversary.

Government's plans set to boost economy and coastline access in Somerset

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

10:28am Tuesday 15th July 2014

PLANS to open up new stretches of Somerset's coastline between Brean Down and Minehead to walkers could provide a major tourism boost, say council bosses.

Massive job losses at Higbridge family firm

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

12:32pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

ONE of the best-known firms in the Burnham and Highbridge area has gone into administration – and most of its 175 workers have lost their jobs.

Job losses in Highbridge as furniture firm goes into administration

5:16pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

A FURNITURE firm in Highbridge has caused hundreds of job losses after going into administration.

Sowing the seeds of hope in Burnham

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

6:15pm Monday 30th June 2014

MEMBERS of the British Polio Fellowship (BPF) got stuck in to some gardening work as part of a Sow the Seeds of Hope campaign in Burnham.

Badger Trust says statistics show TB could be eradicated without culls

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: It is not known how many badgers are in Bolton

10:00pm Monday 30th June 2014

RECENT statistics released by the government prove that bovine TB (bTB) could be wiped out without culling badgers as the disease is at its lowest rate for 10 years.

Students lead pupils on a trip through time

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

5:55pm Monday 30th June 2014

KEY stage three children from Hugh Sexey Middle School made learning extra fun when they took part in some workshops ran by university students from UWE.

Somerset clampdown launched on illegal money lenders

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Cash confiscated from illegal money lenders could be used to improve your neighbourhood

7:00pm Monday 30th June 2014

SOMERSET County Council and the Devon and Somerset Trading Standards are looking to create a specialist team to combat loan sharks.

Somerset doctors launch health strategy to combat £200million funding cuts

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

5:07pm Monday 30th June 2014

DOCTORS in Somerset have launched a five-year strategy to safeguard people’s health amid Government funding cuts plans of £200million.

Weston Hospicecare to host Light up the Lake at Marine Cove Gardens

9:16pm Thursday 26th June 2014

WESTON Hospicecare will be hosting a spectacular 'Light up the Lake' event in Burnham at the Marine Cove Gardens.

Burnham and Highbridge community groups invited to free networking forum

8:54pm Thursday 26th June 2014

VOLUNTARY and community groups in Burnham and Highbridge are invited to a free networking forum.

Help us mark the First World War centenary

7:44pm Thursday 26th June 2014

MILLIONS of people will be marking the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War on August 4.

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