Recycling stats in Somerset show a rise in cardboard collected at the kerbside every January – and the mountain keeps growing. Somerset Council is asking residents if they can think outside the box and cut
This is to inform you that Somerset’s Severe Weather Emergency Provision is ACTIVE in some areas of Somerset. This provision will be reviewed daily and if anything changes, we will keep you informed. Please
Somerset Council, the landowners, are unable to give permission for the equipment to be installed, due to a legal objection from residents in Quantock Court. A spokesperson for Somerset Council said “Somerset Council were unable
The Princess Theatre and Arts Centre Tickets £21 Friday 8th December Take a chance on The Princess Theatre this December and join us for a fantastic ABBA tribute. Following their sell out tours in 2021
Recycling and rubbish collection days will be changing for more than 120,000 homes in Somerset in February next year. The changes come as new collection routes are introduced by Somerset Council’s contractor, SUEZ recycling and
A new campaign aims to raise the profile of lesser-known types of domestic abuse and encourage those who may not realise they are being abused to come forward for support and advice. Launching on White
After the success of last year’s “Princess Theatre Christmas Bazaar”, we’re so pleased to be coming back again this year. Local crafters and small business owners from Burnham and Highbridge and the surrounding areas will
Election of ONE Councillor for Highbridge Ward, Burnham & Highbridge Town Council Dated: Monday 13 November, 2023 Duncan Sharkey, Returning Officer Printed and published by the Returning Officer, Somerset Council Offices, Bridgwater House, King Square,
For anybody who is thinking about standing for the Highbridge Vacancy there is a free online event brought to you by the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) and the Local Government Association that is
Following the widespread effects of Storm Ciarán both on the coast and inland, the Environment Agency would like to stress the importance of reporting flooding. If your home or business has flooded, please make sure
The Armistice was an agreement to end the fighting of the First World War as a prelude to peace negotiations and began on the 11th November 1918 at 11am . On Saturday 11th November 2023 at
Radioactivity in Food and the Environment (RIFE) improves our understanding of the impact of radioactivity on the environment. It provides an in-depth assessment of radioactivity in food and the environment in the UK and the
The fireworks display due to take place from the Burnham-on-Sea Jetty on Sunday 5thNovember 2023 has been postponed. After a great deal of discussion and debate, Burnham-on-Sea and Highbridge TownCouncil has decided to postpone the
Residents across Somerset have had fire safety tags added to their recycling bright blue bags. Somerset Council and its collections contractor, SUEZ recycling and recovery UK, have used the tags to warn residents about the
Power cut safety advice If you are affected by a power cut, it is the Electricity Distribution Network Operator (DNO) who is responsible for maintaining physical electricity supplies to your home or business. You can
Fireworks night is just around the corner and Somerset Council is reminding everyone, to stay safe, reduce waste and follow the advice of the fire service. Fireworks night is a fun time of year, with
As part of the 2023 Carnival Weekend, Burnham-on-Sea & Highbridge Town Council is delighted to once again bring a Grand Firework Display to the town Esplanade. The display will be fired by Skyburst the winners
Our next drop-in session to give you the opportunity to speak to your local Councillor will be this Thursday, 26th October from 10.00 am to Midday in Burnham-on-Sea Library.
The Coronation of His Majesty King Charles III will take place on Saturday 6th May 2023, with an additional bank holiday on Monday 8th May 2023.
We are keen to hear from groups/organisations in Burnham-on-Sea and Highbridge that are looking to celebrate the Coronation. The Town Council has £1500 available to allocate to events being organised to celebrate the Kings Coronation. The maximum grant to be allocated per event will be £500.
You must meet the following criteria for your application to be considered:
– The event will be open to all members of the public
– The event will be free of charge
– The event will take place within the Coronation weekend
– The event will take place within Burnham on Sea or Highbridge
Applications will close on Monday 6th March at midday.