BURNHAM and Highbridge Town Council is urging community groups and charities in the two towns to apply for grant funding.

The town council says the grant funding can be used to support the cost of a capital project, such as purchasing equipment or works to buildings, or it can be towards the general running costs, or to deliver a community event.

The deadline for all grant applications is August 26.

A spokesman for the town council, said: "Burnham-on-Sea & Highbridge Town Council is keen to support its communities by delivering funding to community initiatives that directly benefit the area where it is most needed.

"In the most recent round of grants, over £14,000 was awarded to eight local groups."

An application form and policy guidelines are all available on the town council website by clicking


Alternatively, you can contact Sally Jones, Responsible Finance Officer, at the town council who will able to support you with the application process. You can contact her by phone on 01278 788088 or by email at accounts@burnham-highbridge-tc.gov.uk