Burnham-on-Sea & Highbridge Town Council

Are you interested in becoming a Councillor for Highbridge?

Are you interested in becoming a Councillor for Highbridge?

For anybody who is thinking about standing for the Highbridge Vacancy there is a free online event brought to you by the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) and the Local Government Association that is aimed at the general public to get involved with local (parish and town) councils.

Democracy in Action

14 November 2023 — 12.00 – 13.15

Hear about how you can be the voice of your community by standing for election as a local councillor.

Claim your free ticket

This event will provide a valuable opportunity to learn about the work and role of councillors and the huge difference you could make as a local leader in your area. A panel of experts, including those who have become councillors at various local government levels, will share their insights, experience, and advice. You will also be able to ask questions, engage in discussions and access the wide range of support available to take action for your community.

Speakers: Jane Biscombe (Weymouth Town Council), Cllr Katharine Keats Rohan (Wallingford Town Council and South Oxfordshire District Council), Cllr Chidi Nweke (Epping Forest District Council) and Virginia Ponton (Local Government Association)

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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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