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.

Party at All Saints Church in East Huntspill

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: PHOTO: Mike Lang

5:26pm Monday 11th November 2013

A PARTY was held at All Saints Church, in East Huntspill, to give parishioners the chance to find out how the roof project is progressing, and to discuss future plans for improving the building.

Stolen credit card used at Asda in Highbridge

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Stolen credit card used at Asda in Highbridge

3:00pm Wednesday 6th November 2013

A MAN is being hunted by police in connection with the use of a stolen credit card at Asda in Highbridge.

Pensioner, 69, suffers broken leg in Highbridge collision

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Police tape

2:12pm Wednesday 6th November 2013

A PENSIONER suffered a broken leg in a collision with a car in Highbridge this morning (Wednesday 6).

PICTURE GALLERY: Highbridge and Burnham Carnival 2013

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

5:28pm Tuesday 5th November 2013

MORE than 50 fantastic photos from Highbridge and Burnham Carnival can be viewed here, in our special online gallery.

One year not out for Highbridge Area Footbank

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: 'Scandalous' tripling in foodbank use is a 'a wake-up call to the nation'

7:00pm Saturday 2nd November 2013

HIGHBRIDGE Area Foodbank is marking its first year in operation.

Sedgemoor District Council approves Highbridge Enterprise Centre plans

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

10:40am Friday 1st November 2013

WORK can start on Highbridge Enterprise Centre after Sedgemoor District Council approved plans.

Burnham girl, 15, rallies young people to prove they care about democracy

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Thrinayani Ramakrishnan

1:00pm Wednesday 30th October 2013

A 15-YEAR-OLD girl from Burnham has been working tirelessly to make sure young people in Sedgemoor have a genuine say over issues that affect them.

Highbridge Enterprise Centre planning application approved

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: This is what the enterprise centre could look like.

4:03pm Tuesday 29th October 2013

WORK is free to start on the Highbridge Enterprise Centre - after Sedgemoor District Council approved a planning application.

Walkers begin using new River Brue footpath in Highbridge

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Transportation officer Tom Dougall, deputy chairman Cllr Ian Dyer, portfolio holder Cllr John Swayne and contractor Larry Walker of Larry Walker Groundwork’s met on-site at the River Brue footpath. Photo: submitted.

3:23pm Tuesday 29th October 2013

WALKERS are already using a section of path designed to open up access to the River Brue to Highbridge residents.

Highbridge teen takes trip of a lifetime to India

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Harriet lends a helping hand in the village. Photo: submitted.

1:19pm Tuesday 29th October 2013

A TEENAGER at Priory’s Mark College in Highbridge has undertaken the trip of a lifetime to work with a charity in India.

Nursery at Highbridge Children's Centre to reopen

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Highbridge Children's Centre

1:21pm Tuesday 29th October 2013

A NURSERY which Somerset County Council closed for a week following a damning Ofsted report is due to re-open tomorrow.

Somerset Rebels ticket offer: important clarification

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Rebels set for final charge

8:09pm Friday 25th October 2013

Important information about an error in the Rebels ticket offer in this week's Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News.

Council shuts Highbridge nursery in "children's best interests"

11:47am Wednesday 23rd October 2013

SOMERSET County Council say it has shut a nursery in Highbridge to ensure children’s safety.

Royal seal of approval for Highbridge firm Jo Bird and Co

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Lord Lieutenant Lady Gass presents the Queen’s Award for Enterprise International Trade to Jo Bird and Co.

7:30am Friday 18th October 2013

A HIGHBRIDGE safety cabinet company has received the Queen’s Award for Enterprise International Trade.

Fire rips through exotic reptile food depot in Rooksbridge

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: The Fire Brigades Union has voted in favour of a nationwide strike over a dispute about pensions

9:00am Thursday 17th October 2013

A REPTILE food depot at Rooksbridge was badly damaged by fire in the early hours of Thursday morning (October 17). Follow the latest updates here.

Highbridge Festival of the Arts secretary wanted

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Photos from the Highbridge Festival of the Arts

7:30am Thursday 17th October 2013

THE hunt is on for a secretary for Highbridge Festival of the Arts – details from Maureen Phillips on 01278-780615.

Brean mobile phone theft investigation continues

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: GREEN EPS Firefighters cut man from car following lorry crash

7:30pm Friday 11th October 2013

THE theft of a mobile phone from a café in Brean is still being investigated.

Don and Jen renew their vows

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Don and Jen cutting their wedding cake

9:00am Friday 11th October 2013

A WATCHFIELD man suffering from cancer and his beloved wife have renewed their marriage vows – nearly half a century after they became teenage sweethearts.

Top gong hope for teenage Rogers Restorations Electrical apprentice

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: From left are Chris Young, former UK apprentice of the year, Mike Rogers, managing director of Rogers Restorations, and Paul Lang, regional apprentice of the year.

7:30pm Thursday 10th October 2013

A TEENAGE apprentice at a Highbridge firm is in the running for a top industry award.

Transport jobs to go in Highbridge

4:19pm Thursday 10th October 2013

TWO long-standing Highbridge companies could be forced to close with the loss of 18 jobs, it was revealed this week.

Highbridge apprentice named best in the South-West

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: FROM left, are: Chris Young, former UK apprentice of the year, Mike Rogers, managing director of Rogers Restorations, and Paul Lang, regional apprentice of the year.

1:18pm Tuesday 8th October 2013

A TEENAGE apprentice at a Highbridge firm is in the running for a top industry award.

Horse rescued from water-filled ditch near Highbridge

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: The Fire Brigades Union has voted in favour of a nationwide strike over a dispute about pensions

3:32pm Saturday 5th October 2013

FIRE crews rescued a horse from a ditch filled with water near Highbridge this afternoon (Saturday 5).

Highbridge Enterprise Centre plans go on-line

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: This is what the enterprise centre could look like.

3:20pm Tuesday 1st October 2013

THE public can now cast their eye over plans for the Highbridge Enterprise Centre – reported on the front page of last week’s Weekly News.

Highbridge artist 'goes viral' after Royal baby painting

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: THE Talented Tazia.

1:00pm Saturday 28th September 2013

A HIGHBRIDGE artist whose striking work was sent to the Royal Family following the birth of newborn baby Prince George at St James Palace’s request, has ‘gone viral’ across the Atlantic.

Jobs boost as £1.2million Highbridge Enterprise Centre moves forward

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Environment Minister Caroline Spelman, with Somerset County Councillor David Hall, chairman of the Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership Tim Jones, Devon County Councillor William Mumford and Highbridge County Councillor John Woodman.

11:21am Thursday 26th September 2013

A £1.2million project to bring dozens of jobs and a ‘feelgood factor’ back to Burnham and High-bridge has taken a major leap forward.

Highbridge's historic Bradbury House up for sale

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Bradbury House.

7:00pm Thursday 29th August 2013

A HISTORIC corner building in Highbridge is up for sale.

Carnival fun this Saturday at the Oaktree Arena

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Gremlins CC 2BM46.jpg

1:00pm Wednesday 28th August 2013

MEMBERS of carnival clubs across Sedgemoor will be competing for a cash prize for their club and the King or Queen Carnivalite Crown.

Dreamscheme litter pickers make a difference in Highbridge

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: PHOTO: Geoff Hall

9:44am Tuesday 27th August 2013

YOUNG people in Highbridge showed pride in their community when they picked litter as part of a day of action.

Highbridge children make robots out of rubbish

12:19pm Saturday 24th August 2013

CHILDREN in Highbridge turned rubbish into robots as part of a community scheme yesterday (August 23).

Car damaged in suspected arson attack in Highbridge

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Five people stuck in lift in NatWest Bank in Bridgwater

9:54am Saturday 24th August 2013

A CAR was severely damaged in a suspected arson attack in Highbridge early this morning.

West Huntspill Flower Show attracts more than 750 entrants

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Staff photo

12:00pm Friday 23rd August 2013

the 75th West Huntspill Flower Show had more than 750 entries.

Highbridge Hotel development facing cash struggle

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: The Highbridge Hotel

9:43am Friday 23rd August 2013

THE YMCA has insisted the Highbridge Hotel redevelopment WILL happen – after the Weekly News was shown a secret council report which appears to suggest the project faces a huge funding shortfall.

Burnham and Highbridge Mayor opening funeral home

7:30am Wednesday 21st August 2013

MAYOR of Burnham and Highbridge, Cllr Michael Cox, will be attending the official opening of Co-operative Funeralcare’s funeral home in Adam Street, Burnham, today (August 21).

East Huntspill artificial badger sett on BBC documentary

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: BADGERS: Two areas in Gloucestershire and Somerset have been selected to pilot a badger cull in the autumn

7:30pm Tuesday 20th August 2013

AN ARTIFICIAL badger sett created at an East Huntspill animal rescue charity is being featured in a BBC television documentary.

Burnham National Independent Retailers Month winner announced

7:30pm Sunday 18th August 2013

THE TEAM behind a competition run in Burnham to celebrate National Independent Retailers Month has announced a winner.

Secret World Wildlife Rescue Centre open weekend

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: LEARN how to help a hedgehog at Secret World

7:30pm Friday 16th August 2013

STAFF at Secret World Wildlife Rescue Centre in East Huntspill are preparing to hold an open weekend this August bank holiday.






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