Burnham And Highbridge News

Burnham-On-Sea’s Victoria Hotel is providing free lunches to children in the town over the half-term holiday following the Government’s decision not to provide funding for school holiday meals for struggling families. Talking to Burnham-On-Sea.com, landlord Ryan Andress says the team at the hotel in Burnham’s Victoria Street wanted to help after hearing of local families […]

Burnham-On-Sea Coastguards were called to Brean Down on Monday evening (October 26th) to investigate reports of a woman entering the sea. The team was called to Brean beach just after 4pm, as pictured here. “Our Coastguard Operations Centre had received a 999 call from the staff of the National Trust Cafe after a person had […]

A Burnham-On-Sea motorist has been left with a repair bill for hundreds of pounds after her car was vandalised at the weekend. The Toyota Aygo was parked on the North Esplanade outside Marine Cove gardens on Friday night (October 23rd) when it was attacked. The owner, who has asked not be named, told Burnham-On-Sea.com she […]

Overall rates of Cornavirus infection in Somerset have risen in two districts during the past 24 hours. Rates of infection are rising in Sedgemoor and South Somerset, according to the latest official data, but the figures remain low compared to the rest of the UK. The total number of cases over the past seven days […]

Avon and Somerset Police are this week urging car owners in the Burnham-On-Sea area to check their insurance this week, as they take part in a national campaign aimed at reducing the level of uninsured driving on the UK’s roads. Operation Drive Insured 2020, which runs from Monday 26 October to Sunday 1 November, is […]

Work to repair Burnham-On-Sea’s sea wall is set to start next month, the Environment Agency has confirmed. As Burnham-On-Sea.com reported last year, the agency has installed warning notices along several parts of Burnham seafront to advise walkers to take extra care due to the sea wall steps being damaged by years of stormy high tides. […]

Somerset County Council has issued a plea for families in need of urgent food supplies to contact the Coronavirus helpline and confirmed it is stepping up its efforts to provide more school holiday support with a £125,000 scheme. At the same time, the Council continues to lobby government for further funding. Currently the Council works […]

A Burnham-On-Sea fire crew tackled a van blaze in Lympsham on Sunday (October 25th). Firefighters were called to West Road, Lympsham at 1.12pm where the vehicle was reported to be alight. “One fire appliance from Burnham-On-Sea was sent to a report of a van on fire,” confirmed a fire service spokesman. “The van was damaged […]

Berrow Junior Rangers Under 8s have unveiled a new-look team kit thanks to the support of a local sponsor. It’s the team’s first season playing in a league and they are proud of their new team clothing sponsored by Floortech. “The players are very much enjoying their football and we would like to thank Russell […]

Police in Somerset have seized a large quantity of stolen property following the successful execution of a warrant. Officers say 26 items of plant machinery, farm and highways equipment have been recovered from a farm site near Sparkford, many of which have been identified as stolen from locations across the country. Police have contacted the […]

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