Burnham-on-Sea & Highbridge Town Council

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Welcome to the website of Burnham-on-Sea & Highbridge Town Council. This website is designed to share information about the Town Council, where it meets, its responsibilities and how you can contact us. Please follow the links on the menu bar to navigate to the sections about the Council, its members and its work.

Burnham-on-Sea & Highbridge Town Council is the local authority for the two towns of Burnham-on-Sea & Highbridge, with a population of more than 20,000 people. It is the second tier of local government after Somerset  Council . The Town Council has 18 councillors who are elected every 4 years. The current Members will serve until May 2027 and are elected across 5 wards.

The Town Council carries out many functions across the towns of Burnham-on-Sea & Highbridge. It undertakes maintenance of open spaces and town assets, provides direct services and commissions additional services from outside bodies. Many of our functions can be found below.

Latest Job Vacancies

Records Retention Schedule

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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