Meet the animals at RSPCA fun day in Brent Knoll

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: ANIMAL WELFARE: The RSPCA prosecuted a 20-year-old woman for causing suffering to her dogs

5:48pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Visitors can come face to face with rescue animals at a fun day being held in Brent Knoll.

Guest speakers coming to Marine Cove Gardens

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5:44pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Marine Cove Gardens in Burnham is hosting an array of guest speakers and stalls on Saturday, September 6 as part of its Community Information Day.

SUNDAY: Sea shanties at The Coopers Arms

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: We’re asking our readers to send in audition videos or audio files of them doing what they do best.

12:45pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

MARITIME music and sea shanties will be played at The Coopers Arms in Highbridge on Sunday.

Take advantage of coaching at Avenue Tennis Club

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Tennis - cxz

7:30am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Qualified tennis coaching is available for all ages, every day of the week at Avenue Tennis Club, Burnham.

Town bids to make history come alive

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Site Logo

6:30am Monday 25th August 2014

A HERITAGE trail and online archive designed to make the history of Burnham come alive to visitors will be launched on Saturday.

Sports centre shuts in Highbridge

4:00pm Sunday 24th August 2014

A SPORTS centre in Highbridge was forced to close due to a burst water main which has caused part of the roof to cave in.

Opening ceremony for Sedgemoor Crematorium

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

11:30am Sunday 24th August 2014

AN official opening ceremony has been held at the Sedgemoor Crematorium.

Motorway crash near Burnham

4:00pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

A MOTORIST was taken to hospital after a car crash in wet weather on the M5 near Burnham last Sunday.

Police warning as drink-drive arrests soar in summer

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: BANNED: A Cefneithin man was more than one-and-a-half times the drink-drive limit when tested by police.

11:30am Saturday 23rd August 2014

AVON and Somerset Police have warned drivers of the “disastrous consequences” of drink-driving after releasing worrying figures for arrests over the summer months.

Store staff go French for cycle challenge

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Site Logo

7:30am Saturday 23rd August 2014

MORRISONS in Burnham will join in the supermarket chain’s ‘Round the World Cycle Challenge’ this weekend with a goal to cycle the 24,902-miles, the circumference of the globe.

Ex-councillor sentenced for sex assault on teenagers

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

4:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A FORMER Sedgemoor councillor who took indecent images of two youths and sexually assaulted one of them has been given a community order.

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.

Fun and funding for young people in Burnham

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Site Logo

7:30am Friday 22nd August 2014

A NEW club for children and young people with special needs has been launched in Burnham.

Town centre facelift to start in January

4:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

WORK on a major facelift for Burnham town centre should start in early 2015 after a series of delays.

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.

Jade makes golden visit to Entertainment Centre

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

7:30pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Olympic gold medallist Jade Jones took time out from her busy training schedule to meet staff and customers at Sunspot Family Entertainment Centre in Burnham.

£4.3m for homes site in Sedgemoor

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Burnham's Mayor re-elected

4:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A CASH boost has been announced to get a major Highbridge housing project off the ground and bring developers on board.

Riders injured on Berrow beach after horses spooked

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

7:30pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Four riders were injured on Berrow beach when their horses were spooked and threw them to the ground.

Bumblebee plea

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: The European bumblebee has stronger resistance to parasite infections

7:30am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Nature lovers in Sedgemoor are being urged to help save the Shrill Carder bumblebee.

Mental health mute

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: CIPD – mental health at work

6:30am Monday 18th August 2014

People suffering a diagnosed mental health condition in the South-West may be suffering in silence, according to the Priory Group, which provides treatment for mental health.

Council talk goes online

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

7:30pm Sunday 17th August 2014

Tweeters, bloggers and journalists will now be allowed to issue digital reports and comments from council meetings thanks to a revolutionary Parliamentary Order.

Bakers raise £260

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

7:30am Sunday 17th August 2014

Weston Hospicecare held a Great Cake Off at the Vintage and Crafts Fayre at Clarence Park on Sunday, August 3.

Booze any time

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: The Esso petrol station, Stockton Road, Sedgefield, which was robbed by a man wearing a motorcycle helmet and biking leathers

7:30pm Saturday 16th August 2014

Esso Petrol Station in Oxford Street applied to Sedgemoor’s licensing panel to extend its sales of alcohol and food.

Large traffic queues due to incident near Burnham

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

2:55pm Saturday 16th August 2014

AN incident on the M5 Northbound between Burnham and Weston-Super-Mare has caused a large amount of traffic.

Tractors’ return

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Dave Green in action in the Brimfield Vintage Club's tractor pulling event at Tenbury Show. 1432_53002.

7:30am Saturday 16th August 2014

The quirky sport of tractor pulling is making a comeback in Brean this weekend.

Motorway crash near Burnham

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7:30pm Friday 15th August 2014

Motorist taken to hospital after a car crash in wet weather on the M5 near Burnham on Sunday.

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.

Single-vehicle incident near Burnham

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

8:26am Thursday 14th August 2014

FIRE crews responded to an incident near Burnham this morning involving one vehicle.

Official opening of Sedgemoor Crematorium

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

7:30pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

Guests attended the service for the facility near Pawlett which has actually been open since October last year and has dealt with over 500 funerals.

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.

Vodafone plans

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Vodafone anticipates upturn with £7bn networks investment

7:30am Wednesday 13th August 2014

Vodafone is to have an application to replace a 15m high mast with six antennae, a 600mm dish and ancillary equipment at Burnham Association Sports Club in Stoddens Road decided under delegated powers by the town council.

Put yourself in pilot’s place

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

7:30pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

Rare opportunity to climb aboard some incredible aircraft this month as part of the Open Cockpit Festival at the Helicopter Museum, Burnham.

Plans for £45,00 play park skating ahead

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

4:20pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

THREE play areas and a skate park in Burnham have reopened following a £45,000 revamp programme was completed in less than four weeks.

Crime on increase

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

7:30am Tuesday 12th August 2014

Figures released by Police.uk show a rise in crime in the Burnham area.

Fantastic fête at RNIB care home

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

7:30pm Monday 11th August 2014

The event, at the RNIB Kathleen Chambers House in Berrow Road on Thursday, was attended by Mayor Martin Cox, who tried out attractions such as ‘Play His Cards Right’.

Moving tribute to lost loved ones

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

6:30am Monday 11th August 2014

The ‘Light up the Lake’ evening at Marine Cove Gardens gave families and friends the chance to celebrate their memories of loved ones and to raise valuable funding to support the work of Weston Hospicecare.

Recognition for good businesses

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

7:30pm Sunday 10th August 2014

If you’re proud of your business why not enter it in the Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News backed Somerset Business Awards.

Fear plan will 'ruin' village

4:00pm Sunday 10th August 2014

A MAJOR housing development will ruin “one of Somerset’s most beautiful villages”, according to angry residents.

Highbridge company to expand

11:30am Sunday 10th August 2014

A SHEET metal manufacturing company in Highbridge plans to expand its premises after having its busiest spell for four years.

Traffic disruption after car overturns on the M5

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Driver cut free from crash in Bathpool, Taunton

9:08am Sunday 10th August 2014

A CAR ended up on its roof on the M5 between Burnham and Weston this morning.

Country classics

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Hank Wangford and The Lost Cowboys will be bringing country classics to the festival

7:30am Sunday 10th August 2014

Led by talented vocalists, together with Randy Ryman and the Outlaw Country Band, country legends brings you the perfect mix of old and new country hits from the classics of Hank Williams and Patsy Cline, Dolly Parton, Kenny Rogers and Shania Twain.

New camera club

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Mid Cheshire Camera Club

7:30pm Saturday 9th August 2014

Sedgemoor Camera Club, to be based at St George’s Parish Centre, Wembdon, aims to bring photography to the community by helping improve people’s abilities, whatever their level may be.

War memorial unveiled in Puriton

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

11:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

A CEREMONY has been held to mark the unveiling of a new war memorial in Puriton after a couple tirelessly raised £4,000 for the project.

Moving tribute to lost loved ones in Burnham

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

7:30am Saturday 9th August 2014

CANDLES shining across the water provided a moving tribute to lost loved ones on Burnham’s Esplanade at the first event of its kind.

Company to expand

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: BUSINESS BOOST: Brothers and directors of RJW Sheet Metal Ltd, Andy and Chris Weight

7:30am Saturday 9th August 2014

Sheet metal manufacturing company in Highbridge plans to expand its premises after having its busiest spell for four years.

A ‘one stop hip and knee shop’

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: 0414199404Paul Jackson 20.01.14WorcesterDeborah Jones was on a bus when it stopped suddenly her hip was hurt and she has had to have a replacement. (3534732)

7:30pm Friday 8th August 2014

Patients needing routine hip and knee replacement can use a new ‘one stop shop’ style service provided at the new Bridgwater Community Hospital.

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 Commonwealth gold medallist a shooting star

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

11:30am Friday 8th August 2014

THE man who struck Common-wealth gold twice in the shooting arena has been honing his talent at a Burnham club since boyhood.

Grants for households

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: ALICE Temperley, inset, and in her grandfather’s flooded Thorney home.

7:30am Friday 8th August 2014

The Somerset Community Foundation will be contacting eligible households over the next few days and believes that almost all flooded households will qualify.






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