Burnham-on-Sea & Highbridge Town Council

Council News

2023 Boundary Review – Revised Proposals published

Constituency boundaries are changing, and it’s your final chance to help shape the new map. The Boundary Commission for England are carrying out the final consultation which is running until 5th December 2022. The Boundary

Armistice Day

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 11 am . On Friday the 11th November

Christmas is coming …..

Sedgemoor District Council is pleased to announce that it will be offering free parking in all of its car parks for the four weekends before Christmas. People will be able to park without charge in

Cost of Living Support Page

Councillors and officers at Burnham-on-Sea and Highbridge Town Council have been putting together a range of information with web links designed to signpost help available from the government and other sources to cope with the


The price of energy rose again on 1st October and Burnham and Highbridge Town Council are keen to work with the community to develop a network of public warm rooms across the area to help

National Highways notification – M5 junction 21 – 22

M5 J21 – J22 northbound and southbound maintenance works Monday 31 October to Tuesday 1 November 2022 National Highways operates, maintains and improves England’s motorways and major A-roads. They will shortly be carrying out essential

Hundreds sign up to help shape council services

More than 300 people have signed up to help shape the future of council services in Somerset. From April 2023, Somerset’s five councils will be replaced by the new unitary Somerset Council which will deliver

Somerset Councils seek your views on trees

A consultation has been launched, the results of which will help influence what Somerset’s future landscapes will look like. Opinions are being sought from experts and non-experts alike. From people who deal with trees in

Have you completed with your Voter Registration Form?

All households across Sedgemoor will have received an annual voter registration form within the past month.  Although there has been a good response rate, many people have not yet confirmed their details, despite it being

Somerset Waste collections update: Friday 23 September

Apologies from Somerset Waste. The unplanned Bank Holiday on Monday has put additional pressure on collections. All collections have been a day later this week (standard Bank Holiday practice) with those originally scheduled for today

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

New Town Clerk starts her post.

Burnham on Sea and Highbridge Town Council have welcomed their new Town Clerk. Katherine Noble started in her new role last week and will attend her first public meeting at this evenings Planning Committee Meeting

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





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