Liam Phillips hoping to build on World Champion tag

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Liam Phillips hoping to build on World Champion tag

8:00am Friday 18th April 2014

BURNHAM BMX UCI world champion Liam Phillips hopes to build on the success of the past 12 months when he competes at the BMX Supercross World Cup in Manchester this weekend.

GOLF: Nick takes Burnham & Berrow stableford

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Local golf

12:20pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

NICK Agar won the Stableford at Burnham & Berrow Golf Club last Saturday with 39 points.

GOLF: Douglas joins captain Fellingham in Pro Celeb Am event

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Local golf

12:11pm Monday 14th April 2014

BREAN Gold Club seniors’ captain Allen Fellingham found out who would join him in the seniors team in June's Pro Celeb Am at Brean following the qualifying round last Tuesday.

Monarchs showcase talents on national stage

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: PHOTO: Katie Hoskins, Ellie Petrie, Alice Dymond and Natasha Stockham.

8:00am Friday 11th April 2014

MONARCHS Acrobatic Gymnastics Club, based in Highbridge took on the biggest challenge of all as they took part in the 2014 Acrobatic British Championships in Stoke-on-Trent last week.

GOLF: Ryder Cup visits Burnham & Berrow

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: GOLF: Ryder Cup visits Burnham & Berrow

4:38pm Monday 7th April 2014

THE Ryder Cup made a visit to Burnham & Berrow Golf Club last week as part of a fund raising campaign by Ex-Ryder Cup Captain Bernard Gallacher, who suffered a cardiac arrest last year, to get defibrillators into every golf club in the country.

SKITTLES: Burnham Ladies

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: SKITTLES: Lion Cubs roar on in Sampford Peverell cup

2:00pm Sunday 6th April 2014

BURNHAM, HIGHBRIDGE & DISTRICT LADIES’ SKITTLES LEAGUE results:

SKITTLES: Nailbiting climax for Gunners and Shunters

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: SKITTLES: Lion Cubs roar on in Sampford Peverell cup

8:00am Sunday 6th April 2014

IN Division 1 of the Highbridge & District Skittle League there was a terrific match when the Gunners and the Shunters tied on 531 apiece.

HOCKEY: Burnham save best until last

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Hockey: Wotton defeated by league leaders Firebrands

2:00pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

White Eagles 3, Burnham Ladies 6

GOLF: Eamonn Wynne named Club Person of the Year award at Brean Presentation Night.

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: GOLF: Eric Hood dies, aged 85

3:51pm Monday 31st March 2014

THE ANNUAL Brean Golf Club Presentation Night was hosted last Friday evening by Club President Richard House in Dickies at the Leisure Park.

HOCKEY: Honours for college duo

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Karl Trunks and Liam Hedaux

2:00pm Saturday 29th March 2014

BRIDGWATER College students Karl Trunks and Liam Hedaux recently attended a British Colleges’ National training camp after both being selected to represent the national hockey team.

FISHING: Wessex report

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: GONE FISHING: A serene spot is at Llanover on the Usk just above Pantygoitre Bridge.

8:00am Saturday 29th March 2014

HAWKRIDGE Reservoir fished well this week with anglers averaging 3.4 fish per rod.

HOCKEY: Edmundson powers Burnham to emphatic win

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: PHOTO: Mike Lang

8:37am Tuesday 25th March 2014

Burnham 4, Taunton Civil Service 0

GOLF: Mason qualifies for regional final

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: GOLF: Eric Hood dies, aged 85

2:31pm Monday 24th March 2014

STEVE Mason will represent Brean Golf Club at the regional final of the Lombard National pro-am trophy after beating Stuart Willis on a back nine countback.

SKITTLES: Burnham Highbridge & District Ladies' Skittles League results

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: SKITTLES: Lion Cubs roar on in Sampford Peverell cup

8:00am Sunday 23rd March 2014

BURNHAM HIGHBRIDGE & DISTRICT LADIES’ SKITTLES LEAGUE results: KO Cup Round 3 – Country Girls 426 (Katie Keedwell 65), Bristols 408 (Jen Thornbury 63); Crown Jewels 404 (Janet Coggins 60), Victoria Vixens 376; Wanderers 333, Maybee's 392; Wayward Wanderers 415 (Margaret Fisher 69, Gill Holford 68), Young Ones 412 (Kyla Hicks 61, Amy Watkins 60).

Triathlete Frances bidding for international spot

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: FRANCES Palmer

8:00am Saturday 22nd March 2014

A BRIDGWATER College student is training hard to secure a place in an international triathlon competition later in the year.

HOCKEY: Super Sunday for Burnham in double-header

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: HOCKEY: Boys fall short

2:00pm Thursday 20th March 2014

BURNHAM took part in a double header of hockey at the weekend but it turned out to be a super Sunday rather than Saturday.

LAND YACHTING: Brean Regatta

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: LAND YACHTING: Brean Regatta

11:34am Tuesday 18th March 2014

THE sun may have made an appearance over the weekend, but strong winds proved a challenge for those competing in an unusual sport at Brean beach.

GOLF: Victory for Scotland at Burnham & Berrow

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: GOLF: Southward wins Poppy Putter

8:36am Tuesday 18th March 2014

THE Scottish Team took the honours in the annual international match between England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales for club members at Burnham & Berrow Golf Club last weekend.

GOLF: Dunn deal for Pete at Brean

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: GOLF: Southward wins Poppy Putter

8:35am Tuesday 18th March 2014

PETE Dunn is enjoying a good run of form in recent weeks and he was the top scorer in the March Monthly Stableford at Brean Golf Club on Sunday.

BASKETBALL: Bridgwater College thrash SGS

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Coaching course starts in February

8:00am Saturday 15th March 2014

Bridgwater College 67, SGS 39 IN the second game between Team BC Basketball and South Gloucester and Stroud (SGS) seconds this season, Bridgwater cruised to victory.

GYMNASTICS: Monarchs triumph at South West prelims

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: York Gymnastics Club has  welcomed the likes of national gymnastics  team member Lara  Wilson to their Heworth base

2:00pm Friday 14th March 2014

GYMNASTS from Monarchs Acrobatic Gymnastic Club in Highbridge have returned from successful competitions at the South West prelims held in Sherborne, Dorset and Wellspring Sports Centre in Taunton.

GOLF: Junior taster day at Burnham & Berrow

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: GOLF: Southward wins Poppy Putter

8:00am Friday 14th March 2014

BURNHAM & Berrow Golf Club is hosting a junior taster day on Sunday April 6, between 10am and 12pm.

GOLF: March takes up regional role

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: GOLF: March takes up regional role

2:00pm Thursday 13th March 2014

BREAN Golf Club Head PGA Professional Andrew March last week took up office as the Captain of the Regional PGA in the South West of England.

HOCKEY: Quick start fires Burnham to victory

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: PHOTO: Credit Mike Lang

2:00pm Monday 10th March 2014

Burnham 3, ECVH 1

GOLF: Brueford saves the best til last

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: GOLF: Southward wins Poppy Putter

12:32pm Monday 10th March 2014

JERRY Brueford took the March Monthly Medal at Brean Golf Club by two strokes at the weekend.

Bridgwater College launch Team BC

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Bridgwater College Open Evening

2:00pm Saturday 8th March 2014

BRIDGWATER College is to launch the new Team BC sports provision, replacing the previous Sports Academy and Sports Enrichment programme.

GOLF: Stableford win for Longmoor at Burnham & Berrow

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: GOLF: Southward wins Poppy Putter

2:00pm Monday 3rd March 2014

STEPHEN Longmoor won the Division One Stableford at Burnham & Berrow last Saturday with 41 points.

GOLF: March Hare win for Triscott at Brean

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: GOLF: Southward wins Poppy Putter

12:13pm Monday 3rd March 2014

RICHARD Triscott took the Charles Cooke March Hare at Brean Golf Club this weekend.

SKITTLES: Trains Ivan goes from terrible to triumphant

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: SKITTLES: Lion Cubs roar on in Sampford Peverell cup

8:00am Sunday 2nd March 2014

GHOSTTRAINS skittler Ivan Holland had a dramatic night of swinging fortunes when he travelled to the Bristol Bridge for a Highbridge and District Skittles League Division 3 match.

SKITTLES: Bristols hold firm for title

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: SKITTLES: Lion Cubs roar on in Sampford Peverell cup

2:00pm Saturday 1st March 2014

NITWITS took the Burnham, Highbridge & District Ladies’ Skittles League Premier Division runners-up place on their home alley beating the George Hotel by 15 pins playing the other home team Cannonballs who have had a miserable season and will be demoted to Division 1 along with Berrow Breezers who lost to Pin Ups.

SKITTLES: Railway can’t halt Pirates silver quest

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: SKITTLES: Lion Cubs roar on in Sampford Peverell cup

8:00am Saturday 1st March 2014

PIRATES continue their inevitable march to the Puriton & District Skittles League Division 1 title with another impressive win, this time by 59 pins over bottom team Old Railway.

SWIMMING: Burnham Swimming Club second at Cotswold League meeting

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: SWIMMING: Burnham Swimming Club second at Cotswold League meeting

8:00am Friday 28th February 2014

BURNHAM Swimming Club hosted the second round of the Cotswold League Series at Brean Splash last Saturday.

HORSE RACING: Big jumps return

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: horse racing - zxc

6:00am Thursday 27th February 2014

TAUNTON will be hoping to return to their normal racing programme today (Thursday) when they host the Royal Bath and West Raceday when the first action goes to post at 2.10pm.

GOLF: Team Porter prevail at Brean betterball

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: GOLF: Evans and Kirman triumph in Seniors Foursomes

12:34pm Monday 24th February 2014

DAVE Porter and namesake Mike Porter were drawn out of the hat when the pairings were established on Friday for the Mike Teal Trophy - and they combined superbly producing a stunning back nine to take the silverware by the narrowest of margins.

POOL: BRIDGWATER & DISTRICT POOL LEAGUE results

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Harris Ali was beaten in the week seven final of the Cue Gardens pool tournament

2:31pm Sunday 23rd February 2014

BRIDGWATER & DISTRICT POOL LEAGUE results: Premier Division – Lions Club A (bye); Lime Kiln A 6, The Greyhound 9; Admirals Landing 8, Sportsman B 7; Sportsman A 6, British Flag A 9; Cue Club 8, Newmarket A 7; Thatchers Arms A 9, Lions Club B 6.

SKITTLES: Hembury saves the best ’til last

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: SKITTLES: Lion Cubs roar on in Sampford Peverell cup

2:30pm Sunday 23rd February 2014

IN the Highbridge & District Skittles League Four-a-side quarterfinals last week, Odds & Ends A skittler Mike Tasker scored 83 at the Lympsham Pavillion, which helped his team to a 41-pin victory over the Juniors A.

SKITTLES: Well done, you beauties!

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: SKITTLES: Lion Cubs roar on in Sampford Peverell cup

2:28pm Sunday 23rd February 2014

EIGHT Belles have won the Burnham, Highbridge & District Ladies’ Skittles League’s Premier Division.

SKITTLES: Otters run out of steam as Stop-Outs leave it late

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: SKITTLES: Lion Cubs roar on in Sampford Peverell cup

2:29pm Sunday 23rd February 2014

PIRATES continue their dominance of Division 1 of the Puriton and District Skittles League with a 63-pin win at King William against Barstewards.

Strong start from Bridgwater College trampolinists

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Strong start from Bridgwater College trampolinists

2:00pm Friday 21st February 2014

BRIDGWATER College's Team BC Trampolining team have had a fantastic start to their year after competing well in the South West Schools and Colleges Trampolining Competition and the Southern Zonals.

KJ2 on top form at Instinct

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: JAMES Bawden

8:00am Friday 21st February 2014

KJ2 Bridgwater put on the first Instinct Fighting Championships on Saturday February 8, in front of a packed crowd.

Elite coaches join Bridgwater College

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: GARY Carter and Simon Martin

2:00pm Thursday 20th February 2014

ELITE sports coaches, Simon Martin and Gary Carter, have joined the coaching staff at Bridgwater College's Team BC.

HOCKEY: Burnham Ladies earn point against league leaders

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Stags keep promotion bid on track

9:34am Tuesday 18th February 2014

Burnham 1, Chard 1

GOLF: Paul Jones and Annie Williams take captaincy reigns at Brean Golf Club

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: BRIAN Read (2013 Capt) handing over to Paul Jones and Annie Williams accepted the congratulations from Sheila Rouse (2013 Ladies Capt)

12:10pm Monday 17th February 2014

PAUL Jones and Annie Williams have taken over the club captaincy roles at Brean Golf Club following the club’s AGM.

DARTS: BURNHAM & HIGHBRIDGE DARTS LEAGUE results:

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Wanderers make winning start to League Cup campaign

2:00pm Sunday 16th February 2014

BURNHAM & HIGHBRIDGE DARTS LEAGUE results: Division 1 – Signals 3 (B Taylor 100 x 4, S Waring 100 x 2, 140 x 3, D Binding 100 x 3, 130, 140, K Bisset 100, 140, D Taylor 100a, 100, 131, C Fouracres 100), The Spirits 6 (Tom Lonsdale 100 x 2, 140, 180, George Gardner 100 x 3, 140, 180, K Hart 121 x 2, 132, 136, A Hunt 121 x 2, 129, 140, S Thomas 140); Nomads 7 (B Short 100, N Holderness 100, 135, P Bagg 125, 140, I Puddy 100 x 4, 119, I Cooke 100, B Haggett 100 x 2, 135), Bason Bridge Inn 2 (D Wright 100, 112, 127, 140, B Gowan 100 x 3, A Burrow 100 x 3, P Burrow 100 x 2, 117, 132);White Hart 2 (T Mockridge 122, 140, L Tuck 100 x 3, 105, T Gill 100a x 2, 100 x 4, 125, 140, D Kear 100 x 2, C Tuck 100a, 100 x 2, 118, 140, L Stevens 100a, 100), Vic Boys 7 (Roger Tripp 10, 140 x 2, 180, B Sweeting 100a, 100 x 5, 140, P Barton 100 x 3, 122, 140 x 2, D Brown 100a, 100 x 2, 105, 121, 140, A Brueford 100, 121, W Harvey 100, S Puddy 100).

SKITTLES: Eastment keeps Burtle on track

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: SKITTLES: Lion Cubs roar on in Sampford Peverell cup

8:00am Sunday 16th February 2014

RAILWAY Burtle skittler Alan Eastment was in spectacular form at the Railway Inn in Division 3 of the Highbridge & District Skittles League.

SKITTLES: Farmers slip again in chase for title

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: SKITTLES: Lion Cubs roar on in Sampford Peverell cup

2:00pm Saturday 15th February 2014

PIRATES strengthened their position at the top of Division 1 in the Puriton & District Skittles League without playing, as their nearest rivals, Farmer Boys, lost by 10 pins at Woolavington Boys.

SKITTLES: Vixens race to the crown

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: SKITTLES: Lion Cubs roar on in Sampford Peverell cup

8:00am Saturday 15th February 2014

VICTORIA Vixens have clinched the Burnham, Highbridge & District Ladies’ Skittles League Division 2 title after their win over one of their nearest rivals.

Beach thrills and spills

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Beach thrills and spills

8:00am Friday 14th February 2014

FATHER-and-daughter team Jonathan and Jemima Newberry, from Wedmore, are to compete in an international off-road racing event later this month.

New diving blocks for Brean Splash & Burnham Swim Club

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: New diving blocks for Brean Splash & Burnham Swim Club

2:00pm Thursday 13th February 2014

BURNHAM Swimming Club have been making the most of their improved facilities after new starting blocks were installed at Brean Splash, the club’s training base.

HOCKEY: Super eight for Burnham Ladies

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: HOCKEY: Super eight for Burnham Ladies

8:00am Wednesday 12th February 2014

Sedgemoor Division 2






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