Burnham-on-Sea & Highbridge Town Council



National Highways notification – M5 junction 21 – 22

M5 J21 – J22 northbound and southbound maintenance works

Monday 31 October to Tuesday 1 November 2022

National Highways operates, maintains and improves England’s motorways and major A-roads. They will shortly be carrying out essential maintenance works on the M5 between junction 21 (St Georges interchange) and junction 22 (Edithmead interchange).

The work will start on the evening of Monday 31 October and finish on the morning of Tuesday 1 November, and will take place overnight between the hours of 9pm and 5am.

To minimise disruption, they’ll work on a weeknight when there are fewer vehicles on the road. During the day they will keep the road open as usual.

The work is currently programmed as follows:

  • Monday 31 October to Tuesday 1 November full overnight closure from junction 21 to junction 22 for 1 night from 9pm until 5am the following morning.

There will be a fully signed diversion route in place during the full overnight closure, but please allow extra time for your journey.

They’ll make every effort to ensure the impact on the local community and travelling public is kept to a minimum. They always aim to work to the programme, however unforeseen circumstances or adverse weather conditions may mean changes. Please monitor https://url6.mailanyone.net/scanner?m=1ogpDR-0003Aa-44&d=4%7Cmail%2F90%2F1665156000%2F1ogpDR-0003Aa-44%7Cin6c%7C57e1b682%7C25180267%7C13524877%7C634044BD2D0264F045D3A4662B36F4E3&s=bfYdL-d5d4oyBATFzWbWKVwK4Ao&o=f.wwirafwtdgcecan.nlmo to keep updated.    

If you would like further information about this work, please contact National Highways Customer Contact Centre on 0300 123 5000 open 24/7, who will direct your enquiry to the most appropriate person, or email: info@nationalhighways.co.uk

For information on all their works in the South West please follow us on Twitter @HighwaysSWEST

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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.
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