Burnham-on-Sea & Highbridge Town Council



Princess Management Meeting rescheduled

A Princess Management meeting was due to be held on 16th January 2024. This has been rescheduled for 8th February 2024. All other details are similar.


Due to unforeseen circumstances tonight’s Planning Committee Meeting has had to be postponed. This meeting will now take place next Tuesday, 3rd October. It will be here at The Old Courthouse on Jaycroft Road and

Somerset recycling goes top 30

In Defra’s recently published league tables, Somerset’s 2021-2022 recycling rate of 56.2% ranks it 28 out of 228 local authorities – putting it in the top 15%. In 2020-21 Somerset ranked 59 out of 228,

Annual Towns Meeting and agenda

The Annual Towns Meeting will be held on Tuesday 18th April at the Morland Hub on Pearce Drive in Highbridge. The doors will open at 6.45 pm ready for a 7 pm start. All residents


Thursday 2nd February 2023   Consultation on Acute Hospital-Based Stroke Services in Somerset   Stroke is a sudden and life-changing event, and is a leading cause of death and disability in the UK. Over recent years,

TIMPS meeting-new date

During the period of national mourning, Council and Committee meeting summons cannot be issued, as Section 243 of the Local Government Act 1972 excludes days of mourning from the notice period.  It can now be

Burial Committee Meeting

The Burial committee meeting on the 26th September 2022 has been cancelled, any items for the Burial agenda will be placed on the Finance and Resources committee meeting which in now on the 26th September

Finance and Resources Meeting -New Date

Due to the announcement that Monday 19th September 2022 will be a national bank holiday to coincide with Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s state funeral, to allow individuals to pay their respects it has been

TIMPS meeting -new date

Please accept this as notice that the TIMPS meeting has been postponed from Monday 12th September and will now be held on Thursday 22nd September at 7pm .

Planning meeting cancelled

Due to a lack of applications for consideration the next planning meeting, due to be held on Wednesday 7th September, has now been cancelled. The next scheduled planning meeting is on Wednesday 28th September.

Change to Planning Meeting date

Please be advised that the Planning Committee meeting scheduled for Wednesday the 9th of March has been cancelled due to a lack of business requiring council decision-making. The next meeting of the Planning Committee will

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





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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