Burnham-on-Sea & Highbridge Town Council

May 2021 election timings

May 2021 election timings

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Avon and Somerset Police and Crime Commissioner election; Burnham Central Ward, Burnham-on-Sea and Highbridge Town Council and Nether Stowey Neighbourhood Plan Referendum – timings

The Notice of Election will be published on Monday, 22nd March – this is the start of the election process.

Nominations for the Burnham on Sea bye-election can be accepted from 1000 hrs on Tuesday 23rd March 2021. Forms can be obtained from Bridgwater House, King Square, Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3AR or by the website at Elections 2021 (sedgemoor.gov.uk)

Residents should soon be receiving their polling card after for the forthcoming elections and are advised to check their poll card to make sure that they know which polling station they need to go to on Thursday, May 6th.

If you don’t receive a poll card, you may not be registered to vote.  You need to register to vote by midnight on Monday, 19th April make sure that you have your say at the ballot box for the elections.  The easiest way to register is by visiting www.gov.uk/register-to-vote

The last day to apply for a postal vote is 1700 hs on Tuesday 20th April 2021

The last day to apply for a proxy vote is 1700 hrs on Tuesday 27th April 2021

Polling day: 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday 6th May 2021.

Voters have three options for casting their ballot – in person at the polling station, by post or by proxy (i.e. they can appoint someone they trust to vote on their behalf).

Sedgemoor will be despatching their postal votes from Monday, April 19th.

If you have any queries regarding your right to vote, please contact a member of the Elections Team at electoral.services@sedgemoor.gov.uk

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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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