Burnham-on-Sea & Highbridge Town Council

Think outside the box and cut the cardboard at Christmas

 Somerset Council- NOTICE OF ELECTION

Election of ONE Councillor for Highbridge Ward, Burnham & Highbridge Town Council Dated: Monday 13 November, 2023         Duncan Sharkey, Returning Officer Printed and published by the Returning Officer, Somerset Council Offices, Bridgwater House, King Square,

Bags tagged to flag fire safety risks

Residents across Somerset have had fire safety tags added to their recycling bright blue bags. Somerset Council and its collections contractor, SUEZ recycling and recovery UK, have used the tags to warn residents about the

Remember, remember, take care on bonfire night 

Fireworks night is just around the corner and Somerset Council is reminding everyone, to stay safe, reduce waste and follow the advice of the fire service.   Fireworks night is a fun time of year, with

Get in Touch!

Our next drop-in session to give you the opportunity to speak to your local Councillor will be this Thursday, 26th October from 10.00 am to Midday in Burnham-on-Sea Library.

Public meeting regarding travellers

2nd October 2023 at 6pm at the BAY Centre Present: Town Councillor Sharon Perry (SP)Chris Hall (CH) – Executive Director, Community Services, SomersetCouncilJonathan Eamer (JE) – Neighbourhood Police Sergeant, Somerset andAvon ConstabularyTown Clerk and Deputy

An Evening Without Kate Bush

The Princess Theatre and Arts Centre – Saturday 18th November 7.30pm Tickets £19 Age Guidance: 12+ https://www.theprincesstheatre.co.uk/events/an-evening-without-kate-bush/ An Evening Without Kate Bush at The Princess Theatre, Burnham-on-Sea. She’s not there, but you are. Sarah-Louise Young

The Greatest Magician

The Princess Theatre and Arts Centre Saturday 25th November 7.45pm  £24.50 The Greatest Magician is coming to The Princess Theatre and Arts Centre this November! Coinciding with Burnham-on-Sea’s Christmas light switch on, enjoy an evening

Fangtastic advice for cutting Halloween waste

Somerset Council is asking everyone to reduce waste this Halloween and stay-single use free during fright-night.  The beginning of October saw a ban on the sale of many single-use plastic items come into force, including

Train Disruption Sunday 17 – Friday 22 September

From Sunday17 – Friday 22 September, train services between Bristol Temple Meads and Weston-super-Mare. Rail replacement buses will be in operation and no trains will be able to stop at the following stations: Trains between

Proudly supporting Pride

Somerset Council and its collections contractor SUEZ Recycling and Recovery are proud to be supporting this weekend’s Taunton Pride event. Between them they will be helping to keep the event site clean and tidy by

Town Council Public Drop-in Session

Residents of Highbridge and Burnham-on-Sea are invited to come along to the Morland Hub on Pearce Drive on Wednesday 13th September for a councillor drop-in session. Councillors will be available for a chat and the

100 per cent of plastic stayed in UK for recycling

Every piece of plastic Somerset Council collected from households and via the recycling sites last year was recycled in the UK, Somerset Council can reveal. The 6,500 tonnes of plastic bottles, pots, tubs and trays

Burnham and Highbridge starts its own Repair Café

Got items that need repairing? Toss it? No way! Burnham and Highbridge Repair Cafe is organising the first Repair Café in Burnham on Sea at the Waffle Hub, Methodist Church, College Street on Thurs 7th





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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