Search for new flood committee chairperson

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Environment Agency inspect beck

10:30am Saturday 20th September 2014

THE search is on for the next chairperson of the Wessex Regional Flood and Coastal committee.

New head teacher at King Alfred's School in Highbridge

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

9:30am Saturday 20th September 2014

THE deputy head teacher of one of the UK’s most improved schools is settling in to her new role at the helm of The King Alfred School in Highbridge.

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.

Supermarket gets go-ahead in Highbridge

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

5:45pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

ASDA has been given the go-ahead to refurbish its supermarket in Highbridge.

Sell off at furniture firm in administration

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Site Logo

7:30pm Sunday 24th August 2014

A FAMILY furniture business which went into administration this year will now see most of its stock sold off.

Jelly fish survivor gives talk

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Site Logo

7:30am Sunday 24th August 2014

A MAN who was stung by five box jellyfish and pronounced dead for up to 20 minutes will be giving a talk in Highbridge and answering questions about his hair-raising brush with death.

Highbridge students among high fliers

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Site Logo

7:30pm Friday 22nd August 2014

HIGHBRIDGE students who collected their A-level results this summer at Bridgwater College have been among some of the high-fliers with the best grades.

Where there’s wool there’s a display

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

7:30am Friday 15th August 2014

Burnham residents woke up to a colourful trail of woollen art all over Marine Cove gardens on Saturday after ‘yarn bombers’ struck overnight.

No shutdown at Hinkley Point

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: An artist's impression of the Hinkley C site

7:30pm Thursday 14th August 2014

EDF Energy has confirmed that Hinkley Point nuclear power station will not be shut down following the temporary closure of two of the company’s other nuclear power plants in the UK.

Burst water main causes sports centre to close

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Burst water pipe leads to closure of Wirral schools

7:30am Thursday 14th August 2014

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

Speedway TV boost

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Jason Doyle in action against Edinburgh at the Oaktree Arena. PHOTO: Colin Burnett

7:30am Friday 1st August 2014

Oaktree Arena could soon be hosting major worldwide speedway events which would be broadcast round the world on Sky TV.

Play areas re-open after £45k upgrade

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: The southern part of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park includes the Arcelormittal Orbit, Carpenters Lock, fountains and play areas.(28/3/2014) EL76065

7:30am Thursday 31st July 2014

Sedgemoor District Council is reopening play areas in Coleridge Gardens, Burnham, and Stiling Close, Highbridge, today (Thursday).

From Broadway to Weston

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: UK premiere of The Addams Family musical in Sutton!

7:30pm Monday 28th July 2014

Broadway hit is getting its UK premier at none other than Weston’s Playhouse Theatre this July.

Huntspill woman's life-saving gift in husband's memory

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

11:00am Friday 18th July 2014

THE husband of Huntspill woman Andrea Bartlett who died earlier this year has bought life-saving equipment to remember her rather than a gravestone.

Motorcyclist and car crash at East Brent

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Police are investigating assault on Widnes pub landlord

9:17pm Thursday 10th July 2014

EMERGENCY services are at the scene of a collision involving a car and a motorcycle in East Brent.

Fundraiser planned for Highbridge Festival of the Arts

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Grants available for Taunton town centre businesses

7:00am Wednesday 9th July 2014

THE Highbridge Festival of the Arts will be holding its annual cream tea event to raise funds for next year’s festival.

Ex-Highbridge councillor Joe Leach admits seven child sex offences

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

3:20pm Friday 4th July 2014

A FORMER Highbridge councillor has admitted a number of sex offences against two boys.

Highbridge firm Eaton Corporation acknowledges employee's volunteering efforts

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: EMEA’s Nikki Bassett, left, European HR director, and Neil Thompson, right, managing director, presenting Keith Fishlock with his award and donation to Cancer Research UK.

12:00pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

A VOLUNTEER has received a prestigious award from a Highbridge company.

Poppy's Homecare taking care of its carers

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

6:30pm Monday 30th June 2014

A SOMERSET care provider is taking all its staff out to lunch to celebrate Carers Week and to thank them for their hard work.

Police unveil new weapon in the war on drink-driving: beer goggles

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

6:24pm Monday 30th June 2014

AS the weather hots up and the World Cup gets into full swing, police in Burnham have launched a summer offensive to on drink-driving.

Awardable housing in Highbridge

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

6:21pm Monday 30th June 2014

AN affordable housing development in Highbridge has been shortlisted for a prestigious building award.

Cancer volunteer receives company award

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

5:50pm Monday 30th June 2014

A VOLUNTEER has received a prestigious award from a Highbridge company.

Novel career switch for former King Alfred School teacher

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Andy Cruickshank with Princess Theatre volunteer Jean Smith.

7:40pm Saturday 28th June 2014

A FORMER head of PE at Highbridge’s King Alfred School has been signing copies of his new book this month.

Highbridge church's music marathon coins in cash for safe sanitation fund

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: The Rev Simon Bale, organise Pauline Chadwick and sound engineer Clive Bond at the collecting 'bowl'.

7:30pm Friday 27th June 2014

A CHURCH in Highbridge has held a 12-hour music marathon.

Youngsters invited to try horse riding in Wells

8:36pm Thursday 26th June 2014

YOUNG people who want to try horse riding can learn how at Wookey Hole.

Three new homes planned for Wedmore

7:56pm Thursday 26th June 2014

PLANNING permission is being sought to build three homes in Wedmore.

Tradtional fun at church fete

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Derrick Cooper carries out a novel penalty shootout with the aid of a straw, watched by the Rev Sharon Crossman.

2:31pm Thursday 26th June 2014

FROM guessing the number of Smarties to an unusual twist on a penalty shoot out, there was a lot on offer at St John’s Church fete in Highbridge over the weekend.

Music on the Green

1:54pm Thursday 26th June 2014

‘THE Fallen Apples’ will be playing at Music on the Green in Brent Knoll on July 12.

Youngster's art designs are blooming great

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: EWAN Lyes, aged six, and sister Shelby, aged four, with the winning design.

1:52pm Thursday 26th June 2014

A CREATIVE youngster has seen his winning painting design being made into a badge bed for the Jubilee Gardens in Highbridge.

Assault in Burnham sparks manhunt

10:46am Thursday 26th June 2014

A POLICE search was underway in Burnham on Tuesday following a daytime attack in a park, causing shock in the community.

Highbridge church hosts 12-hour music marathon

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: THE Rev Simon Bale, organist Pauline Chadwick and sound engineer Clive Bond at the collecting 'bowl'.

10:23am Thursday 26th June 2014

A CHURCH in Highbridge has held a 12-hour music marathon.

Tourism hot spot boost for Burnham

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: FAMILIES enjoy Burnham beach and the hot weather.

9:53am Thursday 26th June 2014

THE hottest June for nearly a decade has brought bumper numbers of people to the town’s cafes and caravan parks.

Inquest opened following B3139 death crash near Highbridge

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Police are hunting for a man after a robbery and assault in Morden this morning.

7:00am Sunday 1st June 2014

AN INQUEST has been opened into the death of a 38-year-old motorcyclist who was killed when his bike collided with a parked car.

Solar projects earn top award for Highbridge firm

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Will we see more solar panels on large rooftops?

8:00pm Saturday 31st May 2014

A RENEWABLE technology installer from Highbridge has been named Installer of the Month.

Motorcyclist dies following collision in Watchfield

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: nswebpix police crime tape

12:01pm Monday 19th May 2014

A MOTORCYCLIST has died following a collision near Highbridge last week.

Choral society concert at St John's Church in Highbridge

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Comedy double bill in Ilminster

8:00pm Friday 2nd May 2014

MEMBERS of Burnham and Highbridge Choral Society are giving a concert at St John’s Church in Highbridge on Saturday, May 10 at 7.30pm.

Highbridge children get gardening

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: The youngsters get muddy in Apex Park.

7:20am Thursday 10th April 2014

CHILDREN from Churchfield School in Highbridge put on their wellies and got out into Apex Park to do some real gardening.

£200 boost for Gypsy and Purple Foundation

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Photo: Mike Lang.

7:20pm Monday 31st March 2014

MEMBERS of Highbridge Youth Club have presented £200 to a charity which is aiming to set up a holiday park for terminally ill children.

MP talks flooding and transport for Highbridge and Burnham

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Somerset Floods: Amber warning of rain

4:10pm Monday 31st March 2014

FLOODING issues and transport were discussed at a meeting at Highbridge Community Centre on Saturday (March 29).

Get your antiques valued in Highbridge

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: UNDER THE HAMMER: More than a thousand attend annual charity auction

7:30pm Monday 17th March 2014

ANTIQUES owners can get their goods valued by fine art auctioneers on Thursday (March 20).

Watchfield Inn's generous Levels donation

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Grants available for Taunton town centre businesses

12:24pm Thursday 13th March 2014

THE Watchfield Inn in Highbridge has helped to raise £300 for the Somerset Levels RDA Carriage-Driving Group.

Grab a coffee in Highbridge to support Somerset flood victims

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Grants available for Taunton town centre businesses

8:00pm Thursday 27th February 2014

THREE members of Burnham Moose Lodge 123 Ladies Circle are organising a coffee morning.

Householders facing increase in council tax in Burnham and Highbridge

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: DAILY SPORT DEBATE: Is there too much money in football?

5:40pm Thursday 27th February 2014

BURNHAM and Highbridge residents will have to dig deeper in their pockets as both Sedgemoor District Council and Burnham and Highbridge town council raise their council tax.

Roadworks to cause problems in Evercreech Way, Highbridge

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Roadworks are due to start on Monday

6:30am Monday 24th February 2014

ROADWORKS will be carried out on Evercreech Way in Highbridge tomorrow (February 25).

Community Council for Somerset appoints new deputy chief executive

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: The new CSS Deputy Chief Executive Jenny Bridle with Chief Executive Katherine Armstrong.

7:30am Friday 17th January 2014

THE Community Council for Somerset (CCS) has appointed Jenny Bridle as its new Deputy Chief Executive.

Christmas craft fair at Highbridge Community Hall

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: PHOTO: Mike Lang

7:00am Sunday 15th December 2013

YUMMY Christmas cup cakes were on the menu at Highbridge Community Hall when a seasonal craft fair took place.

Highbridge home application

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Sedgemoor District Council freezes council tax

7:00am Saturday 7th December 2013

A PLANNING application has been submitted to Sedgemoor District Council for a new home in Highbridge.

Car in ditch in West Huntspill

11:57am Saturday 30th November 2013

ONE person was rescued from a car in a ditch in West Huntspill last night (November 29).

"Perfect" day for West Huntspill couple

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Julie and David on their special day.

2:00pm Tuesday 26th November 2013

A WOMAN living with terminal cancer has thanked everybody who helped create some “special memories” as she renewed her marriage vows with her husband of 32 years.

Highbridge woman's head shave for Children in Need

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: GILLY James-Parry, with Peter Noad, Becky Cooksley, Heather Bradley and Darren Noad.

7:00am Wednesday 13th November 2013

PROLIFIC fundraiser Gilly James-Parry bravely gave up her hair - to raise money for Children in Need.






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