NOMINATIONS are open for Burnham and Highbridge Town Council’s Civic Awards.

The town council is encouraging residents to nominate individuals who have demonstrated outstanding service to the community, made a significant contribution to public life in Burnham or Highbridge and have shown real dedication in helping local residents.

The awards will be presented by the town’s Mayor Cllr Andy Brewer, and the guest of honour at the annual Civic Service on September 8 at St. Andrews Church in Burnham-on-Sea.

Nominations need to be made in writing to the Town Council by emailing or by post to The Old Courthouse, Jaycroft Road, Burnham-on-Sea, TA8 1LE.

Nominations close on Friday, August 9.

For more information visit, call 01278 788088 or email