Burnham-on-Sea & Highbridge Town Council

Coronavirus

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The new bivalent COVID vaccine

The new bivalent vaccine will be rolled out for the Autumn Booster programme in September. NHS staff should begin vaccinating care home residents and people who are housebound in the week beginning 5th September. The

Coronavirus Helpline’s 17,000th caller

A dedicated helpline set up to provide a single point of contact for Somerset residents at the start of the coronavirus pandemic has now taken more than 17,000 calls. Somerset’s Coronavirus Helpline was launched in

TV Licensing – Over 75s June Update

In August 2020, there was a policy change to the TV Licence for those over 75 and freelicences were no longer funded by the government from this date. However, anyone aged75 or over and receiving

Recycling collection this week will be Saturday 12th June

All recycling collections due to take place Tuesday, 8 June, have been rescheduled to Saturday 12 June. The main areas affected are as follows: Burnham-on-Sea, Brean, Berrow, Over Stowey, Enmore, Edithmead, Spaxton, Broomfield, Burrowbridge, Cannington,

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Get your gardening gloves on

With the arrival of Summer, volunteers at Burnham-on-Sea’s Friends of Marine Cove are set to start work in the seafront gardens. The first session is to be held on Saturday 5th June 2021 when visitors

Thank you to Somerset’s volunteers

This week is Volunteers Week and Somerset County Council is thanking all those who helped their communities over the past 12 months and highlighting the important role volunteers will play in the year ahead. Volunteers

Launch of Vaccination Buddy programme

SCC’s Public Health has recently launched our Vaccine Buddy Programme in partnership with Spark Somerset, where we have trained a team of volunteer Vaccination Buddies who can offer 1-2-1 telephone support to people who are

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New Covid-19 Testing site opens in Brean

A new walk-through coronavirus testing facility has opened for locals and holidaymakers at the Seagull Inn in Brean. The new testing site opened on Saturday, May 29 and is only available to those with Covid-19

Lendology – Low Cost Loans

As we are gradually coming out of pandemic measures; meeting up with friends and families, we may find that households could be struggling financially with more things on which to spend our money.  With so

HELP THE PRINCESS THEATRE ON THE ROAD TO RECOVERY

DO YOU HAVE…? • An interest in theatre, live music, and the arts? • Enthusiasm for customer service? • A friendly and polite manner? • A desire to support your local community?  If yes, then

Unsung heroes of the pandemic honoured with Somerset Medal

A select few of Somerset’s many unsung coronavirus heroes are unveiled today as the first ever winners of the Somerset Medal.  The Somerset Medal has been launched by Somerset County Council to say a heartfelt thank-you to the best of the best – with the winners

Covid Confident Forums

A series of FREE forums designed to help community groups and organisations to navigate the end of lockdown.Covid Confident in the CommunityWe’ll talk about what support is available from Spark Somerset and how you can

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