Burnham-on-Sea & Highbridge Town Council




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

Princess Theatre Christmas Bazaar”

After the success of last year’s “Princess Theatre Christmas Bazaar”, we’re so pleased to be coming back again this year. Local crafters and small business owners from Burnham and Highbridge and the surrounding areas will

Cassis Close Residents and Businesses Meeting

Burnham-on-Sea and Highbridge Town Council are facilitating a public meeting to discuss the issues relating to travellers in the area. The meeting is taking place on Monday 2nd October 2023 at 6.00 pm at the

Gambling Policy Consultation

Somerset Council has to review its Gambling Policy every three years. The Policy document sets out our approach to the Council’s licensing functions in accordance with the Gambling Act 2005. The policy will ensure: •

Beautification Grants

Are you a business owner in Burnham on Sea or in Highbridge? Would you like to make the outside of your business look more appealing or improve access into your business? Burnham on Sea and

Have your say on the Council’s Licensing Policy

Somerset Council is inviting residents and businesses to comment on its updated Licensing Policy. A consultation is now open for six weeks until 13 July 2023, and you can have your say here: https://somersetcouncil.citizenspace.com/licensing/licensing-policy/. Somerset

Ideas needed for Burnham-on-Sea High Street

Residents and visitors to Burnham-on-Sea are being asked for the ideas, suggestions and comments on how the High Street could be improved.  Within the Princess, the Library and the Tourist Information there are opinion boards

Spring business resilience workshops coming soon

It is challenging times at present for small and medium Somerset businesses. In response, the five Somerset councils (Mendip, Sedgemoor, Somerset County Council, Somerset West and Taunton and South Somerset) have devised a programme of

Seasonal summer concessions for beaches and park

To make visitors and residents trips to the Sedgemoor’s beaches and Apex Park even more enjoyable, Sedgemoor District Council arranges for various businesses to trade on or near the beach or park. Sedgemoor District Council

Business of Recycling website

Guidance to help Somerset businesses recycle more and prepare for changing regulations is now available online.Created by WRAP, the Business of Recycling website also covers how to reduce waste and disposal costs, save energy, and

Business mentors needed to help Somerset thrive

Business mentors needed to help Somerset thrive An ambitious mentoring programme is being launched to make the expertise of the county’s most knowledgeable business-people available to businesses across Somerset. Twenty mentors are being recruited to

Introducing new FREE Home Energy Advice visits

With the recent cold spell we hope this is good news: Burnham & Weston Energy is to offer Home Energy Advice visits designed to help you keep your home warm and reduce your energy bills.

Employers’ toolkit launched to help tackle domestic abuse

To coincide with the international campaign, ‘Sixteen Days of Action’ against domestic abuse, (25 November – 10 December), Somerset County Council has launched a new toolkit for employers. The campaign encourages employers to play their





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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