Burnham-on-Sea & Highbridge Town Council

Weather Ready

Weather Ready

Are you ready for the weather?

Thinking ahead and preparing for what the weather may bring can make a real difference. There are some simple steps you can take to stay safe and healthy at this time of year – from preparing your home or business to taking care of yourself, your family and neighbours.

These pages provide up-to-date, expert seasonal advice from carefully selected organisations to help you prepare for and respond to the weather, to stay safe and protect yourself, your homes and businesses.

We’re working with Cabinet Office and all our WeatherReady partners to help you prepare for and cope with severe weather.

Featured articles are:

10 things you should do now to prepare for summer
Explore: https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/warnings-and-advice/seasonal-advice/10-things-you-should-do-now-to-prepare-for-summer

About WeatherReady
Explore: https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/warnings-and-advice/weatherready/about-weatherready

Vehicle checks to make before long journeys
Explore: https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/warnings-and-advice/seasonal-advice/travel/vehicle-checks-to-make-before-a-long-journey

Explore : https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/warnings-and-advice/seasonal-advice/health-wellbeing/pollen

Out and about
Explore: https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/warnings-and-advice/seasonal-advice/travel/out-and-about/index

Explore: https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/warnings-and-advice/seasonal-advice/health-wellbeing/uv/index

Travelling in storms, rain and strong wind
Explore : https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/warnings-and-advice/seasonal-advice/travel/travelling-in-storms-rain-and-wind

Tips for summer cycling from British Cycling
Explore: https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/warnings-and-advice/seasonal-advice/travel/tips-and-advice-for-cycling-this-summer

Stay safe in thunder and lightning
Explore: https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/warnings-and-advice/seasonal-advice/health-wellbeing/stay-safe-in-thunder-and-lightning

Hot weather and its impacts
Explore: https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/warnings-and-advice/seasonal-advice/health-wellbeing/hot-weather-and-its-impacts

Protecting property from flooding
Explore: https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/warnings-and-advice/seasonal-advice/your-home/protecting-your-property-from-flooding

Tips for keeping cool in hot weather

Explore: https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/warnings-and-advice/seasonal-advice/health-wellbeing/tips-for-keeping-older-people-cool

5 tips for staying safe in strong wind
Explore: https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/warnings-and-advice/seasonal-advice/stay-safe-in-strong-wind

4 tips for staying safe in extreme heat
Explore: https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/warnings-and-advice/seasonal-advice/stay-safe-in-extreme-heat

5 tips for staying safe in heavy rain

Explore: https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/warnings-and-advice/seasonal-advice/stay-safe-in-heavy-rain

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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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