Burnham-on-Sea & Highbridge Town Council

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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

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

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

Arts front and centre thanks to funding award

Arts and culture across Somerset are set to benefit from the creation of a Somerset Cultural Strategy following a £30,000 grant awarded by Arts Council England. Over the next year, the aim is to produce

6am starts for crews as temperatures soar

Recycling and rubbish collections will start an hour earlier for the rest of this week in response to rising temperatures. Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP) is asking residents to make sure their waste is ready for

Sedgemoor District Council news

The Executive have agreed to the disposal of 1,518m2 of land at Crosses Penn, Burnham on Sea to the Crosses Penn Community Sports Trust by way of a 25-year conditional lease to facilitate the development

Meet the Team at Sedgemoor District Council

At its final Annual Council Meeting, held on May 18, the Chairman of Sedgemoor District Council was confirmed as Councillor Alan Bradford, with Councillor Mike Facey continuing as Vice-Chairman. The following councillors were named as

The Annual Towns Meeting

The 48th Burnham and Highbridge Town Council “Annual Towns Meeting” is to be held on Monday 30th May 2022 here at the Old Courthouse on Jaycroft Road. Starting at 18.30 pm , it will be

Polls open in just one week

Voters in Somerset will be heading for the polls in just a week’s time – and will be able to cast their vote for two candidates in the County Council election on 5 May. This

Make sure you’re ready to vote on 5 May

With just under two weeks before people in Somerset go to the polls voters are being urged to get ready for the forthcoming local elections.Voters will already have a poll card informing them where they





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