Burnham-on-Sea & Highbridge Town Council


Half a million £ as legacy to Sedgemoor’s Halls

Twenty-six rural village and community halls received between them £500,000 as a legacy from Sedgemoor District Council.  A commemorative plaque was handed over to the representatives of the each of the halls on Thursday afternoon,

New Seed Event Dates

New Seed Diary Dates Axbridge | Discoverie of Somersaete Herstory – Creative Writing 17  Mar 1-3pm Axbridge Town HallAxbridge | Discoverie of Somersaete Herstory – Harmony Singing 24  Mar 1-3pm Axbridge Town HallCheddar | Folk

Waste increase analysis

On the menu: Reducing food waste Cutting food waste is one the best ways to reduce your carbon footprint. It makes the most of resources, helps fight climate change and saves money. Somerset’s carbon ‘foodprint’

The New Somerset Council Waste Services

From April the new Somerset Council will be responsible for all waste services. Somerset’s councils have worked together on waste services for years as SWP, so it will be business as usual apart a few

Improvements to play areas

With fifty-three play areas in Sedgemoor to look after , Sedgemoor District Council are continually investing in measures to maintain safety. Recently, new self-closing gates have been installed at two of the play areas, one

Photographer wanted to capture  Moments on Mendip

The Mendip Hills AONB Service, Somerset Film, and Seed Sedgemoor are working together to create a new community-led photographic exhibition of the spectacular Mendip Hills landscape.  The project ‘Moments on Mendip’ will capture and celebrate

Budget approved for new Somerset Council

The budget for the new Somerset Council was approved today (22 Feb 2023).   Councillor Liz Leyshon, Deputy Leader and Executive Lead Member for Finance and Human Resources, said: “This has been the most difficult budget

Town Council Drop-in Session

On Monday 6th March 2023 there will be a meeting of Burnham and Highbridge Town Council at the Old Courthouse on Jaycroft Road, starting at 7 pm. Prior to this there will be a drop





Records Retention Schedule

Financial Risk Management Policy - March 2023

Grant Application Kings Coronation Form

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. 

Your organisation and contact details

What happens next....
Applications will be considered at the Finance and Resources Committee Meeting on Monday 13th March 2023. You will be notified after this date whether your application has been successful.
Burnham & Highbridge Town Council takes your privacy seriously and will only use your personal information for the purposes of contacting you about this grant. The Council’s privacy notice can be found here.

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