Thu, 3 Jul 2008 09:01:10 +0100HUNDREDS of residents from a village near Burnham-On-Sea are supporting a widow's campaign for road safety changes following the tragic death of her husband in a road accident earlier this year. More...
Thu, 3 Jul 2008 09:00:44 +0100THIS bumper-sized bass was caught by an angler on Burnham-On-Sea's jetty on Wednesday evening (July 2nd).
Thu, 3 Jul 2008 09:00:10 +0100BERROW Classical Chamber Music Festival celebrates its tenth anniversary with a three-day event in St Mary's Church which opens today (Thursday July 3rd).
Thu, 3 Jul 2008 08:59:37 +0100A FIRE engine from Burnham-On-Sea was called out on Wednesday evening (July 2nd) after a kitchen blaze broke out at a seafront property.
Thu, 3 Jul 2008 08:58:57 +0100SIX members of Burnham-On-Sea's Coastguard team were awarded Commendations by the UK's Chief Coastguard during a special ceremony in Weston on Tuesday (July 1st) following their work during the 2007 Gloucestershire floods. More...
Thu, 3 Jul 2008 08:58:13 +0100BREAN Down will take centre stage in a brand new primetime BBC One drama series due to hit our TV screens later this month.
Thu, 3 Jul 2008 08:57:37 +0100BURNHAM-On-Sea police have confirmed that a crackdown against speeding motorists along the town's seafront last Friday was a success.
Thu, 3 Jul 2008 08:57:01 +0100HIGHBRIDGE'S historic three-sided clock has been struck by vandals who have smashed one of its glass faces.
Thu, 3 Jul 2008 08:56:30 +0100PLANS to introduce a new £29,000 CCTV camera in Burnham's vandalism-hit Manor Gardens received luke warm support from town councillors at a meeting on Monday evening (June 30th).
Thu, 3 Jul 2008 08:55:50 +0100CAMPAIGNERS fighting plans by developers to build two new houses on a patch of green land besides their homes were celebrating on Monday (June 30th) after being told they had been successful in getting the scheme thrown out.
Thu, 3 Jul 2008 08:55:14 +0100THE Reverend Christine Judson, Curate of St John's Parish Church in Highbridge, was ordained as a priest on Saturday (28th June) by the Bishop of Taunton.
Thu, 3 Jul 2008 08:54:35 +0100DOZENS of Burnham-On-Sea residents took the opportunity to try out Tai Chi during a special martial arts taster day being held across the country on Sunday (June 29th).
Wed, 25 Jun 2008 00:27:49 +0100A MOTHER and daughter have been flown to safety onboard one of Burnham-On-Sea's rescue hovercrafts after becoming stranded in an inflatable dinghy on the mudflats at Uphill, near Weston-super-Mare, on Tuesday (June 24th). More..
Wed, 25 Jun 2008 00:27:13 +0100THE search has begun this week for a carnival queen and princesses to lead this year's Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge Carnival.
Wed, 25 Jun 2008 00:26:28 +0100BURNHAM-On-Sea motorists faced queues along a busy road into town on Tuesday evening (June 24th) after a lorry carrying two mobile homes partially blocked the route.
Wed, 25 Jun 2008 00:25:56 +0100RESIDENTS in Burnham-On-Sea have this week called on refuse collection teams to spend more time tidying up the town's streets after litter and debris was left strewn across pavements following the latest refuse collection.
Wed, 25 Jun 2008 00:25:25 +0100A BURNHAM-On-Sea cake maker is celebrating this week after being named 'Cake Designer Of The Year.'
Wed, 25 Jun 2008 00:24:47 +0100POLICE confirmed on Monday (June 23rd) that a teenager had been arrested following a dramatic accident in the centre of Burnham-On-Sea at the weekend.
Wed, 25 Jun 2008 00:24:21 +0100BURNHAM-On-Sea's Mayor and Mayoress officially launched the town's new information panels on Monday afternoon (June 23rd).
Wed, 25 Jun 2008 00:23:49 +0100A FREE 'park and ride' scheme will be in operation in Burnham-On-Sea this September when the South West Stage of the Tour of Britain cycle race ends in the town, it was confirmed on Monday (June 23rd).
Wed, 25 Jun 2008 00:23:13 +0100SWIMMERS queued for up to two hours to join Burnham-On-Sea's new Swim & Sports Academy on Saturday (June 21st) when the new owners of the town's swimming pool held a successful enrolment day.
Mon, 23 Jun 2008 01:06:07 +0100THE organisers of Burnham-On-Sea's annual Stert Island Swim have stopped taking entries almost a month earlier than planned due to all the places being filled.
Mon, 23 Jun 2008 01:05:14 +0100A BURNHAM-On-Sea family says they are fortunate to have escaped injury after a car dramatically ploughed into the front of their home during the early hours of Saturday (June 21st). More...
Mon, 23 Jun 2008 01:04:43 +0100OVER 30 colourfully dressed walkers strode out for charity when Burnham-On-Sea's annual Smile Walk took place on Sunday afternoon (June 22nd).
Mon, 23 Jun 2008 01:04:11 +0100BURNHAM-On-Sea's Ritz Cinema hosted the gala screening of Disney's new blockbuster movie 'The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian' in aid of a Burnham charity on Friday evening (June 20th).
Mon, 23 Jun 2008 01:03:39 +0100OVER 150 people filled the garden of a Brent Knoll home on Saturday evening (June 21st) when a professional theatre company gave an outdoor performance of Shakespeare's 'Much Ado About Nothing'.
Mon, 23 Jun 2008 01:03:05 +0100FIRE engine from Burnham-On-Sea was called out at 12.53am on Sunday (June 22nd) after a vehicle was reported to be well alight in Highbridge.
Mon, 23 Jun 2008 01:02:35 +0100TELEVISION star David Bellamy visited a Burnham-On-Sea holiday park on Friday afternoon (June 20th).
Mon, 23 Jun 2008 01:01:58 +0100DOZENS of homes in Highbridge and West Huntspill were without electricity on Saturday morning (June 21st) following a power cut.
Mon, 23 Jun 2008 01:01:35 +0100THIS was all that remained of a car that was deliberately set alight in Berrow late on Friday evening (June 20th).
Mon, 23 Jun 2008 01:00:16 +0100A MAN was air-lifted to hospital with "life-threatening injuries" following a serious crash near Burnham-On-Sea on Friday (June 20th).
Fri, 20 Jun 2008 00:14:12 +0100THE owner of the fire-ravaged Highbridge Hotel plans to hold a meeting during the next fortnight to unveil his plans for the site. More...
Fri, 20 Jun 2008 00:13:27 +0100A TWO-car collision led to the main road through Mark being closed by police on Thursday evening (June 19th).
Fri, 20 Jun 2008 00:12:58 +0100A SERIES of new information panels are being installed around Burnham-On-Sea this week to help visitors find their way around the town.
Fri, 20 Jun 2008 00:12:26 +0100DOZENS of brightly coloured costumes will be on show at Burnham-On-Sea annual's Smile Walk this Sunday (June 22nd).
Fri, 20 Jun 2008 00:11:44 +0100A BOMB disposal expert who defused a device on Burnham-On-Sea beach during World War II was welcomed back to the town on Thursday (June 19th) by the Mayor and Mayoress.
Thu, 19 Jun 2008 00:50:50 +0100Video coverage of tonight's incident
Thu, 19 Jun 2008 00:50:16 +0100A YACHT was pulled to safety by Burnham-On-Sea lifeboat crews on Wednesday evening (June 18th) after its owner got into difficulties next to the town's jetty.
Thu, 19 Jun 2008 00:49:39 +0100BERROW Beach will be turned into a scene from the ancient Egyptian desert next week when film production company Atlantic Productions recreates a chariot scene from the Battle of Kadesh.
Thu, 19 Jun 2008 00:49:00 +0100AN injured swan is in the safe hands of animal carers after being retrieved by an inshore rescue boat crew from Burnham-On-Sea on Wednesday afternoon (June 18th).
Thu, 19 Jun 2008 00:48:29 +0100POLICE from Bridgwater CID who are investigating a recent attempted abduction incident in Wedmore confirmed on Tuesday (June 17th) that they are also probing a separate incident in Highbridge.
Thu, 19 Jun 2008 00:48:03 +0100TESCO has this week denied that it is considering opening a convenience store in the centre of Burnham-On-Sea.
Thu, 19 Jun 2008 00:47:34 +0100BURNHAM-On-Sea MP David Heathcoat-Amory's official blog on Burnham-On-Sea.com has been updated.
Thu, 19 Jun 2008 00:46:53 +0100THREE young Burnham-On-Sea hair stylists were among 30 'apprentices' who took part in a hair and beauty show held on Monday evening (June 16th) to shine the spotlight on the talents of those being trained at Weston College's Business Enterprise Centre. More...
Thu, 19 Jun 2008 00:46:12 +0100BURNHAM-On-Sea's Mayor, Peter Clayton, installed one of several newly refurbished signs along the town's seafront this week when work to spruce them up in time for the summer holiday season was completed.
Thu, 19 Jun 2008 00:45:41 +0100THE River Brue estuary running through Burnham and Highrbidge will be a hive of activity during August when a three day visual arts festival is held along its banks.
Thu, 19 Jun 2008 00:45:09 +0100BURNHAM-On-Sea youngster Jack Dyer, 3, is recovering well after being air-lifted to hospital following a serious garden accident last month.
Thu, 19 Jun 2008 00:43:50 +0100RESIDENTS in Burnham-On-Sea who are fighting plans for a seafront property to be be turned into a multi-million pound block of apartments are celebrating a small victory after planners delayed their decision on whether the controversial scheme should proceed. More...
Thu, 19 Jun 2008 00:43:27 +0100BURNHAM-On-Sea and Highbridge Regeneration Partnership has published a new issue of its quarterly newsletter.
Fri, 13 Jun 2008 23:25:00 +0100A LARGE grey seal was washed up on Burnham-On-Sea's beach on Friday afternoon (June 13th). More...
Fri, 13 Jun 2008 23:24:20 +0100DOG wardens are stamping down on pet owners who let their animals foul community spaces in the Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge area.
Fri, 13 Jun 2008 23:23:41 +0100THIS was the scene on Highbridge's Walrow railway bridge on Friday morning (June 13th) as it re-opened one day earlier than scheduled as work to strengthen it was finally completed.
Fri, 13 Jun 2008 23:23:06 +0100BURNHAM-On-Sea's new Swim & Sports Academy is to hold a swimming lesson enrolment day later this month when swimmers of all ages will be able to sign up for tuition and find out more about the classes and activities on offer.
Fri, 13 Jun 2008 23:22:28 +0100MOTORISTS living on the outskirts of Burnham-On-Sea are facing more disruption as a three month closure of a busy country road came into force this week.
Fri, 13 Jun 2008 23:21:46 +0100OVER £1,000 was raised towards securing the future of Burnham-On-Sea's annual seafront fireworks display on Thursday (June 12th) when dozens of local business people attended a special fundraising business breakfast.
Fri, 13 Jun 2008 23:21:16 +0100BURNHAM-On-Sea's long-running Seaside Fun Day has been axed by the district council, it was confirmed this week.
Fri, 13 Jun 2008 23:20:46 +0100POLICE are appealing for witnesses after two men were assaulted in a homophobic attack in Brean,
Fri, 13 Jun 2008 23:20:13 +0100A CONTROVERSIAL block of public toilets in Burnham-On-Sea is to be sold off by Sedgemoor District Council, it was announced on Wednesday (June 11th).
Fri, 13 Jun 2008 23:19:19 +0100COLOURFUL displays of roses and sweet peas will be on display when Burnham-On-Sea Horticultural Society holds its annual show this weekend (June 14th and 15th).
Wed, 11 Jun 2008 00:02:29 +0100BURNHAM-On-Sea shops which shutter their windows after closing time are putting off visitors coming to the town, a town councillor claimed this week. More...
Wed, 11 Jun 2008 00:01:42 +0100OVER 250 Scouts, Beavers, Cubs and Explorers from across the district gathered on Burnham-On-Sea beach on Tuesday evening (June 10th) for a mass sandcastle building competition,
Wed, 11 Jun 2008 00:00:59 +0100MOBILE phone giant O2 has this week lost its bid to keep a 15 metre tall 'temporary' phone mast in the centre of Burnham-On-Sea.
Wed, 11 Jun 2008 00:00:29 +0100BURNHAM-On-Sea's MP, David Heathcoat-Amory, says he has no intention of stepping down from his job any time soon as he marked his 25th year in the role on Monday (June 9th).
Tue, 10 Jun 2008 23:59:58 +0100MORE than 70 Burnham-On-Sea people who suffer from learning difficulties boarded a coach at the start of a special summer break on Monday (June 9th).
Tue, 10 Jun 2008 23:59:14 +0100YOUNG singers from Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge will join over 500 singers from across the county in representing Somerset at the last night of the Schools Prom at the Royal Albert Hall later this year.
Mon, 9 Jun 2008 00:21:47 +0100AN RAF helicopter joined Coastguards from Burnham-On-Sea and Weston in rescuing a walker who suffered multiple injuries after falling down a steep cliff-face on Sunday evening (June 8th).
Mon, 9 Jun 2008 00:20:55 +0100HOT summer weather and a great line-up of jazz bands attracted large crowds of spectators to Burnham-On-Sea's annual Jazz In The Park event on Sunday (June 8th).
Mon, 9 Jun 2008 00:20:17 +0100LARGE crowds of spectators filled Burnham's seafront Saturday afternoon (June 7th) to see more than 100 vintage vehicles arrive in town for the 15th annual Vale of Avalon Vintage Vehicle Road Run.
Mon, 9 Jun 2008 00:19:47 +0100BURNHAM-On-Sea's Ritz Cinema is to hold an exclusive gala screening of a major new Hollywood blockbuster on June 20th called 'The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian' in aid of BARB, the Burnham charity that runs the town's two rescue hovercrafts.
Mon, 9 Jun 2008 00:19:11 +0100LARGE crowds of spectators filled Burnham's seafront Saturday afternoon (June 7th) to see more than 100 vintage vehicles arrive in town for the 15th annual Vale of Avalon Vintage Vehicle Road Run.
Mon, 9 Jun 2008 00:18:30 +0100THE work of volunteers in the Burnham-On-Sea area came under the spotlight when a special volunteer day was held on Saturday (June 7th).
Mon, 9 Jun 2008 00:17:29 +0100A BURNHAM-On-Sea greetings card shop has been selected as one of the finalists in an annual competition to find the UK's best independent card shops.
Mon, 9 Jun 2008 00:16:32 +0100AN antiques expert who is a regular contributor to BBC One's Antiques Roadshow will be the guest auctioneer at a fundraising event near Burnham-On-Sea later this month.
Fri, 6 Jun 2008 00:22:42 +0100BRITISH Telecom has this week called time on six telephone boxes in the Burnham-On-Sea area, announcing that they are to be removed as part of a cost-cutting programme. More...
Fri, 6 Jun 2008 00:21:32 +0100This superb photo of rays of sunshine over a beach has won the latest monthly photography competition organised by Burnham-On-Sea Photography Club
Fri, 6 Jun 2008 00:20:53 +0100BURNHAM-On-Sea beach has been awarded a Quality Coast Award this week, delighting tourism bosses in the town.
Fri, 6 Jun 2008 00:20:22 +0100THESE were the scenes in Berrow, near Burnham-On-Sea, on Thursday afternoon (June 5th) after a two vehicle accident caused delays for motorists.
Fri, 6 Jun 2008 00:19:41 +0100A 24-year-old man was rushed to hospital after an accident on a Burnham-On-Sea building site on Thursday morning (June 5th) that left
Fri, 6 Jun 2008 00:19:08 +0100SEVERAL homes in East Huntspill, near Burnham-On-Sea, were still without electricity on Thursday morning (June 5th) after a series of power cuts.
Fri, 6 Jun 2008 00:18:24 +0100A MAJOR £200,000 renovation project is underway at a Burnham-On-Sea town centre church,
Wed, 4 Jun 2008 23:36:38 +0100A SPLASH of colour has been added to Burnham-On-Sea's streets in recent days as the town gears up to take part in this year's Britain In Bloom competition.
Wed, 4 Jun 2008 23:35:51 +0100TELEVISION star David Bellamy will be visiting Burnham-On-Sea later this month.
Wed, 4 Jun 2008 00:04:37 +0100STARBUCKS, the world's biggest coffee chain, is to open in Burnham-On-Sea later this summer when the town's swimming pool introduces a new cafe as part of its major revamp. More...
Wed, 4 Jun 2008 00:03:48 +0100AN all-female cast of performers from a Burnham-On-Sea drama group will perform a foot-tapping line-up of music and cabaret in the town this weekend.
Wed, 4 Jun 2008 00:03:22 +0100TICKETS have gone on sale for a special summer ball being held later this summer to raise funds for Burnham-On-Sea RNLI lifeboat station.
Tue, 3 Jun 2008 16:40:42 +0100Tourists in Burnham-On-Sea could soon be offered trips around Bridgwater Bay in a hovercraft if plans by a commercial hovercraft company are given the go-ahead.
Tue, 3 Jun 2008 00:01:45 +0100A CAR was hauled from the sea by a team of rescuers in Burnham-On-Sea on Monday evening (June 2nd) after its owner misjudged the fast-incoming tide. More...
Tue, 3 Jun 2008 00:01:04 +0100BUILDING work has begun this week on a new £1.6m health club and swimming pool on the outskirts of Burnham-On-Sea.
Tue, 3 Jun 2008 00:00:28 +0100THESE exclusive photos show the two teenagers who sparked a Coastguard rescue near Burnham-On-Sea last week.
Mon, 2 Jun 2008 23:59:59 +0100THE work of volunteers in the Burnham-On-Sea area will come under the spotlight on Saturday (June 7th) when a special Volunteer Day is held.
Mon, 2 Jun 2008 23:59:16 +0100MORE than 100 vintage vehicles are set to converge on Burnham-On-Sea's seafront this Saturday (June 7th) for the 15th annual Vale of Avalon Vintage Vehicle Road Run.
Mon, 2 Jun 2008 23:58:27 +0100ONE of Burnham-On-Sea's rescue hovercrafts joined Coastguards in searching four miles of Somerset's coastline on Sunday morning (June 1st) after reports that a parachute had been spotted in the skies above Burnham.
Mon, 2 Jun 2008 23:57:40 +0100PENSIONER Arthur Gilbert was among the finishers of Burnham-On-Sea's annual Triathlon on Sunday (June 1st).
Sun, 1 Jun 2008 09:42:35 +0100WEEKLY outdoor food markets are set to be held at a garden centre near Burnham-On-Sea starting during June.
Sun, 1 Jun 2008 09:41:36 +0100POLICE were called to Burnham-On-Sea pier on Saturday afternoon (May 31st) after a customer allegedly became abusive after being asked to stop taking photos in the building.
Sun, 1 Jun 2008 09:41:07 +0100MODEL railway enthusiasts flocked to Burnham-On-Sea on Saturday (May 31st) for a special exhibition of train sets.
Sun, 1 Jun 2008 09:40:29 +0100AN exhibition of paintings by popular Burnham-On-Sea artist Judith Champion has opened in the town this week.
Sat, 31 May 2008 09:05:00 +0100FORMER Burnham-On-Sea swimming pool manager Martin Rogers has been recruited by the pool's new leaseholders to run the sports academy. More...
Fri, 30 May 2008 15:57:07 +0100NOTTINGHAMSHIRE police issued an appeal to Burnham-On-Sea residents to help them trace a missing man on Friday (May 30th).
Fri, 30 May 2008 15:56:34 +0100TWO teenagers who got swept out into the Bristol Channel in a pair of dinghies bought for £4.99 were rescued by Coastguards on Thursday evening (May 29th) after being swept ashore on Brean Down. More...