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Further food support for families in third lockdown

Somerset County Council has allocated a further £427,000 of funding to help schools provide families with food support during this lockdown. During term time, the Department for Education (DfE) has asked schools to provide meal

Vaccines: Be aware of fraudsters

Action Fraud is warning the public to remain vigilant as criminals begin to take advantage of the roll out of the coronavirus vaccine to commit fraud. Remember: The vaccine is free of charge. The NHS

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Somerset Waste Partnership update

Recycling sites and COVID All 16 sites remain open on their usual winter schedule in the current lockdown, being defined by Government as essential services. We are asking people to visit only if their trip

Weekly footfall report

To see last weeks footfall data from Burnham-on-Sea, please click on the link below: Weekly Footfall Burnham-on-Sea Wk1Yr2021

British Red Cross: helpful resources

Support for your local residents Share our support line: British Red Cross’ free coronavirus support line is open 7 days a week for anyone needing emotional support, feeling lonely or worried, and in need of speaking to a friendly voice. Your staff

Survey regarding ex-service personnel

The South West Regional Reoffending Partnership (SWRRP) are reviewing the needs of veterans in the criminal justice system across the South West, in order to help decide on priority areas and actions going forward and

Somerset joins together to create a county-wide panto

In Search of Cinderella Families across Somerset will be able to enjoy the county’s own virtual panto from the comfort of their own homes. Theatre makers from across Somerset have come together to create the

Supporting Somerset’s visitor economy

A countywide scheme is being launched to support tourism and visitor-centred businesses in Somerset in the wake of the disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The visitor economy plays an important part in the wider

Scam Alert

The police are seeing an increase in Phishing and in particular Smishing (SMS texts) being sent to individuals stating they are eligible for the Covid vaccine, these texts purport to be from the NHS and

Public facing information about vaccines

There are naturally a lot of questions being raised by the public about the vaccination programme. The following website is publicly accessible and is being updated all the time.  It is a really good source

Weekly footfall report

To see last few weeks footfall data from Burnham-on-Sea, please click on the links below: Weekly Footfall Burnham on Sea Wk51Yr2020 Weekly Footfall Burnham on Sea Wk52Yr2020 Weekly Footfall Burnham on Sea Wk53Yr2020  

Q&A on the new seafront play area.

The following questions have been submitted to the town council in relation to the decision to install a new play area on the walled tarmac space on the south esplanade, Burnham-on-Sea. Was a risk assessment