Bomb squad deal with WWI shells found in Burnham home

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

1:30pm Sunday 19th October 2014

BOMB disposal experts were called to a property in Burnham earlier this week following the discovery of two World War One shells.

National Trust warns of dogs "regularly" falling off Brean Down cliffs

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

12:20pm Saturday 18th October 2014

A WARNING has been issued after a number of dogs have fallen over cliffs at Brean Down.

Burnham shoppers and visitors get handy new guide

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

8:10am Saturday 18th October 2014

SHOPPERS and visitors in Burnham are being armed with a new guide this week by the town’s Chamber of Trade.

Carnival is just around the corner

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Photos from Highbridge and Burnham Carnival 2013

6:55pm Friday 17th October 2014

THE dazzling lights, pumping sounds and electric atmosphere of Burnham and Highbridge Carnival is now just around the corner.

Burnham family to hold fundraiser for Autism

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

6:41pm Friday 17th October 2014

A BURNHAM mother is holding an afternoon of children’s fun to help raise awareness for autism and other similar conditions.

Call-up for Burnham firefighters

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

6:45pm Friday 17th October 2014

DEVON & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service is looking for people with a commitment to the community, a positive attitude and a good level of fitness to attend an open evening at Burnham Fire Station.

Free bulbs on offer to help make Burnham and Highbridge even more beautiful

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: bulb planting (10028929)

5:50pm Friday 17th October 2014

SEDGEMOOR District Council is offering parish and town councils and community groups free bulbs to plant themselves to help make Sedgemoor “even more beautiful”.

Plans for major revamp of Burnham holiday village

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Redditch chippy is in the race to be crowned regional Independent Takeaway Fish and Chip Shop of the Year

7:25pm Friday 17th October 2014

A HOLIDAY village in Burnham is planning a major revamp to help bring its facilities into the 21st Century and create new jobs for the area.

Plan to create a field of poppies in Burnham ahead of Remembrance Day

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

8:30am Friday 17th October 2014

A FIELD of poppies is planned in Burnham as a striking and heartfelt tribute to the people who lost their lives in major conflicts.

Libraries helping more people get online

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

8:30am Friday 17th October 2014

LIBRARIES will be helping even more people ‘Get Online’ this month as part of a national annual event.

Burnham to get £39m water quality upgrade

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

1:32pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A MASSIVE £39 million will be spent on improving water quality for Burnham – but the project won’t be completed in time for new regulations which will be introduced next year.

Teenage drink drivers caught by Avon and Somerset police

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

9:10am Thursday 16th October 2014

FOUR 13-year-olds have been caught drink-driving in Avon and Somerset.

Burnham art students take on new challenge

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

12:20pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

LEARNERS at an art appreciation class in Burnham showed off the results of their first challenge of the course.

New plans for Burnham and Highbridge libraries

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

11:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

EXTENDING wi-fi and expanding the outreach services for those who cannot visit a library are just some of the proposals being put forward by Somerset County Council.

Berrow Pre-School children learn with ice-cream

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

9:40am Wednesday 15th October 2014

CHILDREN at Berrow Pre-School have been enjoying a selection of ice creams and keeping cool this Indian summer.

New dog mess campaign targets lazy owners

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

12:20pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

A NEW campaign to discourage dog owners from allowing their pets to foul in public places has been launched in Burnham.

Beverly Milner Simonds named as Burnham's new town centre manager

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

8:30am Tuesday 14th October 2014

BEVERLEY Milner Simonds has been announced as Burnham’s new town centre manager.

Shire horse rescued from ditch in Burnham

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

5:09pm Monday 13th October 2014

FIRE crews from Burnham and Bridgwater were called to rescue a shire horse stuck in a rhyne last Thursday.

Row over Burnham farmers' market site move

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

5:06pm Monday 13th October 2014

BURNHAM’S Farmers’ Market could be moved to another site as it is causing “mayhem” in the town, it has been claimed.

Concerns as Burnham flats plan wins appeal

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

5:02pm Monday 13th October 2014

BURNHAM traders arestaggered after a controversial flats scheme which they say could “kill the town” has been given the go-ahead.

Help for Burnham smokers trying to give up their habit

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: CRACK DOWN: Police and Durham County Council Trading Standards officers are working together to tackle the supply of illicit tobacco.

5:00pm Saturday 11th October 2014

SMOKERS in Burnham and Highbridge are being offered free help and advice at a free health fair this week.

Sedgemoor residents to council what its priorities should be

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Cllr John Osman

10:00am Saturday 11th October 2014

RESIDENTS across Sedgemoor have the chance to spell out how they think the county council should be spending its money when a roadshow comes to the district.

M5 Huntworth viaduct to be resurfaced and waterproofed

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Roadworks - zxc

5:19pm Monday 13th October 2014

A £4.9 MILLION scheme to resurface and waterproof the M5 motorway between junctions 23 and 24 is getting underway and expected to take until March.

Insight into the food and drink industry Burnham youths

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

9:00am Saturday 11th October 2014

YOUNG and unemployed people were given the opportunity to gain a first-hand insight into the food industry from one of Highbridge’s leading businesses.

Crafts for kids at Burnham cafe

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

7:35pm Thursday 9th October 2014

CHILDREN in Burnham are now able to enjoy craft workshops at a Burnham Cafe each weekend.

Burnham wind farm protesters in celebratory mood

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

7:29pm Thursday 9th October 2014

RESIDENTS campaigning against a wind farm near Burnham are celebrating after the deadline passed for the company to lodge a further appeal to get it built.

VIDEO: Burnham Half-Marathon

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

9:53am Monday 6th October 2014

MORE than 170 runners completed the Burnham Half-Marathon on Sunday in what were perfect running conditions.

M5 junction work delayed until 2015

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

8:00am Monday 6th October 2014

IMPROVEMENTS to the A38 Huntworth roundabout off Junction 24 of the M5 have been delayed until April 2015, according to Somerset County Council.

Partners keep debts secret

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

6:00pm Sunday 5th October 2014

A GROWING number of people are keeping mountains of secret debt hidden from their partners.

Young drivers make motorways unsafe

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: BOWBURN MOTORWAY: The A1(M) at Bowburn, County Durham. Picture: TOM BANKS.

2:00pm Sunday 5th October 2014

MOST adults believe new drivers aged under 21 should not be let loose on motorways after passing their test.

Burnham town centre manager appointment imminent

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

12:00pm Sunday 5th October 2014

THE new town centre manager for Burnham and Highbridge is expected to be appointed next week.

Burnham people asked for views on sitting service

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

10:00am Sunday 5th October 2014

BURNHAM people are being asked by Somerset County Council to give their views on a proposed change to charging for the sitting service.

M5 crash heroes recognised

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

9:00am Sunday 5th October 2014

THE bravery and dedication of the public and police following the M5 tragedy at Taunton in 2011 was recognised at an awards ceremony at Avon and Somerset Police HQ on Friday.

South-West's first bio-gas station opens

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Motor tax campaigners lobbying MPs

8:00am Sunday 5th October 2014

THE first bio-gas filling station in the West County has officially opened in near Burnham this week.

Libraries set to lead way to the web

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Generic image of a man typing on a computer keyboard. (8341410)

12:00am Sunday 5th October 2014

LIBRARIES across Somerset will be helping even more people ‘Get Online’ this October as part of a national annual event.

Stressed teachers consider quitting

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Men are a lot less likely to talk to their GPs about stress-related problems

5:00pm Saturday 4th October 2014

NINE out of ten teachers have considered packing in the profession during the last two years because of their workload.

Night of music in Burnham for Georgia

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

12:00pm Saturday 4th October 2014

A FUNDRAISING event in memory of Georgia Lavender will be held next month to raise funds for the ambulance charity which tried to save her life.

Burnham students gain new skills

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

12:00pm Saturday 4th October 2014

THE class of 2014 students at Somerset Skills & Learning in Burnham returned last week to receive their qualification certificates.

Rescue bid for Burnham branch of British Legion

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

9:00am Saturday 4th October 2014

THE Burnham branch of the British Legion could be saved after people have come forward who want to try and keep it going.

It's not just back seat drivers who drive us potty

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

10:00pm Friday 3rd October 2014

CAR sharing may be one way of doing our bit to ease congestion and help the environment, but there’s just one problem – we hate passengers.

Adoptions rise by more than 100 in South-West

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

6:00pm Friday 3rd October 2014

THE number of children adopted in Somerset has almost doubled in the past year.

Supporters rally after RBL announced closure plan

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

3:20pm Friday 3rd October 2014

THE Burnham branch of the British Legion could be saved after people have come forward who want to try and keep it going.

Are you hiding a secret debt from your loved ones?

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

3:00pm Friday 3rd October 2014

A GROWING number of people are keeping mountains of secret debt hidden from their partners.

From Costa Rica to Burnham

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

1:00pm Friday 3rd October 2014

A FACEBOOK message has reestablished family ties between Burnham, Chile and Costa Rica after nearly 70 years.

Tasty treats on offer at Bridgwater Arts Centre

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: BRIDGWATER Arts Centre.

11:30am Friday 3rd October 2014

THROUGHOUT October, people visiting Bridgwater Arts Centre will be able to enjoy some delicious treats.

Marathon day out in Burnham

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: GP to run 52 miles for Chernobyl kids

11:00am Friday 3rd October 2014

THE Burnham half marathon is this Sunday (October 5) with capacity crowds and fine weather expected for the annual event.

Burnham kite festival grounded

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

10:00am Friday 3rd October 2014

THE weather proved a real blow for kite-lovers over the weekend when the calm conditions grounded hopes of a flying festival in Burnham.

Elderly not clued up when it comes to scammers - poll finding

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

7:00am Friday 3rd October 2014

PEOPLE over 65 are less worried about fraud and scams than those younger than them, despite being far more likely to fall victim to scammers.

Burnham parking problems

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

8:00pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

MORE car parking is urgently needed in Burnham to help combat problems for residents and visitors, say councillors.

South-West ignorant on deadly cancer, says charity

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

8:00pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

MORE than half of people in the South-West are ignorant about a type of cancer which is killing 1,000 women a month, according to a survey.






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