Burnham-on-Sea & Highbridge Town Council



Dog Fouling Campaign Results

Due to increased complaints from residents, Burnham-on-Sea and Highbridge Town Councils latest campaign to tackle the ever-present issue of dog fouling has been underway with volunteers carrying out surveys in dog fouling hotspot’s within the

Road Closure – Hall Terrace – 5th April

This is a notice of an upcoming road closure of HALL TERRACE Friday 5 April. Kier, on behalf of Somerset Council, will be undertaking works to resolve reported safety defects including potholes. The road closure

Spring into Easter and check your collection days

The upcoming Easter weekend means changes to recycling and rubbish collections across the county. Collections that would usually happen on Good Friday, 29 March, will take place on Saturday, 30 March instead. There are no

Job Vacancy – Cemeteries Seasonal Groundsperson

Burnham-on-Sea and Highbridge Town Council is seeking to recruit a Seasonal Groundsperson to work within their Cemeteries. Please visit our website www.burnham-highbridge-tc.gov.uk Your Council, Job Vacancies section for the job description, person specification and application

Great British Spring Clean 2024

Burnham-on-Sea and Highbridge Town Council hosted their annual spring clean event last Sunday, 17th March. It was great to see people caring about their community enough to volunteer to give up their time to litter

Somerset Flooding Support Resources

It has been an exceptionally wet autumn and winter in Somerset. Between October and February, catchments such as the Axe and the Brue have seen their wettest period on record, and the whole county has

Dog Fouling Campaign Volunteers Needed!

Burnham-on-Sea and Highbridge Town Council is launching A Dog Fouling Awareness Campaign to encourage more people to pick up after their dogs.  We are eager to highlight that dog fouling is a human problem and

Show your love for Somerset this Valentine’s Day

Show your love for the environment and for your Valentine this 14th February. Swapping single use, for home-made can save you money and help keep Somerset green and more sustainable. Somerset Council are promoting simple

Check if you have a one-off collection of rubbish

Residents in Highbridge are being reminded they may have an extra, one-off Saturday rubbish collection in February. The extra collections for some households will ensure no-one goes more than three weeks between rubbish collections when

Make your Christmas green – recycle your tree

With the festive season in full swing, Somerset Council is reminding everyone to put recycling the Christmas tree onto their list. The best option is to compost it at home or turn it into a

Make a meal of your Christmas planning

Plan ahead to save waste and save money – that is the message from Somerset Council as the festive food shopping starts in earnest.   Christmas sees Somerset’s food waste rise by as much as


Tuesday 12th December 1600 – 1830 at The Morland Hub, Pearce Drive, Highbridge Wednesday 13th December 1600 – 1830 at The Princess Theatre, Princess Street, Burnham-on-Sea Your chance to have your say on extra funding





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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