Beach business

To make visitors and residents trips to the Sedgemoor’s beaches, Apex Park and Marine Cove Gardens even more enjoyable, Sedgemoor District Council arranges for various businesses to trade on or near the beach, park or

Somerset leads the way on climate action

Somerset County Council has been ranked as the top county council in the UK when it comes to taking a lead on climate change.   Climate Emergency UK has ranked all 409 local authorities, scoring

Looking for our local heroes

Do you know someone who deserves recognition for their good works in Burnham and Highbridge? We have lots of incredible people living in our towns who tirelessly support our residents and our communities – this

Be a champion for your community

The clock is ticking down on the deadline for candidates to come forward if they want to stand for election in Somerset in May. There are around nine weeks to go before nominations close for

Recycle More: Look out – leaflets landing

An introduction to a new era in recycling is landing on doormats across Sedgemoor and West Somerset this week. Residents are urged to look out for the striking blue and green “Get Ready for Recycle

Next step for Bridgwater Tidal Barrier

The £100m Bridgwater Tidal Barrier – designed to protect some 13,000 homes and businesses from tidal flooding – is one step nearer.  The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), George Eustice,

Somerset film project – Flooding

Fancy a free evening of film exploring flood risk in Somerset and celebrating local community resilience? ‘Down by the River’ is a new documentary filmed during the summer of 2021. Commissioned by Somerset Rivers Authority

Highbridge Youth Theatre

Join artist Selina Keedwell for the Highbridge Youth Theatre group and company: With a group for 6-11yrs and a company for 12-18yrs there is plenty of opportunity to get creative, learn new skills and make

Want to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee creatively?

THE LET’S CREATE PLATINUM JUBILEE FUND Grants of up to £10,000 are available for not-for-profit organisations in England to organise and deliver creative and cultural events that engage local communities for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee





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