Burnham-on-Sea & Highbridge Town Council


Message from Somerset Waste Partners

Warning: summer collection delays. Apologies; resurgent Covid, staff shortages and hot weather’s impact on machinery and crews make unavoidable collection delays more likely in coming weeks. We will do our best to ensure rubbish and

Somerset Rivers Authority annual report

After three years on the Board of Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA), Cllr Mike Stanton is delighted to have succeeded David Hall as its Chair. He said “I’m grateful to him for his leadership over the

Help shape the future of council services in Somerset

People in Somerset are encouraged to join a new Customer Panel and help shape the future of council services. From April 2023, Somerset’s five councils will be replaced by the new unitary Somerset Council which

Deputy Town Clerk Vacancy

Salary: Grade LC3 (SCP 18 – 23) £25,419 – £28,226 per annum (depending on qualifications and experience) The closing date for applications is Midday on 19th August 2022. The Town Council is seeking to appoint

What if art was everywhere? It is!

The streets of Sedgemoor are being transformed into an art gallery. At various sites around Sedgemoor advertising is being replaced by artworks created by local residents, working with four Somerset artists.  The works appear on digital advertising

Household support fund:

The Household Support Fund is designed to provide short-term urgent financial help to Somerset residents who are struggling to afford household essentials such as buying food, paying for energy and water bills and other essential

Long Covid Support-self management course

It appears that infection rates are beginning to decline, although hospitalisations are still increasing. This is probably a delayed response to the recent high rates. Numbers of people needing ventilator beds is very low. High

Front Garden Music Festival on Film

We know you have been waiting and here it is! The Front Garden Music Festival 2022 film is out today, enabling you to relive the magic of that Sunday in June – or to catch

NEW: Play guitar or bass or always wanted to?

Join our free monthly group On Saturday 5 February 2022. Keen guitarists and bassists from all over Sedgemoor gathered around the Blake statue at the Cornhill in Bridgwater for a one-off performance of ‘Should I stay

Somerset County Council appoints new Chief Executive

Somerset County Council appoints a new Chief Executive who will lead the new unitary Somerset Council from April 2023   A meeting of Somerset County Council has confirmed Duncan Sharkey as the new Council Chief

Food vouchers return for Summer Holidays

    Schools will once again provide food vouchers to families eligible for Free School Meals to combat holiday hunger over the summer holidays.   Somerset County Council is distributing approximately £1.2m from the Government’s





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