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Welcome to the Official Website of Burnham on Sea and Highbridge Town Council.

This site is designed to give as much information as possible about the Town Council - where it is, what its responsibilities are and how you can contact us.

Tel: 01278 788088
email: townclerk@burnham-highbridge.org

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CHRISTMAS LIGHT COMPETITION 2014

Burnham-on-Sea & Highbridge Town Council Christmas lighting competition 2014 The Town Council would like to invite Private Residences and Businesses to enter this year’s Christmas Light Competition.  Only private residences and businesses that have entered will be judged.  T...

GRAND FIREWORKS DISPLAY

As part of the Carnival Weekend, Burnham on Sea and Highbridge Town Council is pleased to be putting on what has become the Annual Firework Display on the Esplanade this Sunday, 2nd November at 6.30pm. We are all hoping for good weather so that residents and visitors can enjoy a Dutch band on t...

CIVIC AWARD WINNERS 2014

This year’s annual Civic Service organised by the Mayor Cllr Martin Cox is to be held on Sunday 14th September 2014 ********** At approximately 2.50pm the Mayoral party will leave the Princess Theatre and Arts Centre for a short procession to St Andrews Church, where it is hoped the Civic Pa...

PRESS RELEASE: This Year's Civic Service

  09.00 hrs 4th August 2014         PRESS RELEASE   Michael Eavis CBE, founder of The Glastonbury Festival, is to be the special guest at this year’s Burnham & Highbridge Civic Service at St. Andrew’s Church on Sunday 14th Septe...

NEW OPENING TIMES FOR TOWN COUNCIL OFFICES

From Today (1st August 2014) the Town Council office at Jaycroft Road have the following opening times for the public. Monday and Tuesday      9am to 4pm       Wednesday           CLOSED ALL DAY T...

TOWN CENTRE MANAGER - POST BEING ADVERTISED NOW

Burnham on Sea & Highbridge Town Council Town Centre Manager for Burnham Town Centre 2 Year Fixed Term contract, Part-time 20 hours a week   £15,000 per annum The Town Council is looking to appoint a Town Centre Manager to identify and recommend a sustainable ‘Action Plan&...

NEW RESIDENT'S GUIDE OUT NOW

The latest addition of the resident's guide is out and being delivered to homes in Burnham & Highbridge This is the sixth edition of the guide which offers an excellent overview of what is available in Burnham & Highbridge. There is information on the history of the towns and about the many...

TESCO 106 PROJECT MOVING FORWARD

AN UPDATE FROM THE CLERK THE TESCO 106 PROJECT THAT HAS PROVIDED FUNDING TO MITIGATE THE EFFECT OF TESCO'S STORE EXPANSION IN BURNHAM  IS ON TARGET TO DELIVER THE WORK WITHIN THE TIMESCALE PROPOSED. THE PROJECTS DECIDED BY THE TOWN COUNCIL IN CONSULTATION WITH THE CHAMBER OF ...

YOUTH COUNCIL

WANT TO BE A YOUTH COUNCILLOR?   Want to have a voice? Want to make change? Want to make a difference? Want to tell us your ideas?   Burnham & Highbridge Youth Council would like to invite you to join us to make our town a better place for young people   Date: Thursday 19 December...

Funding For Fireworks 2014

The Annual Fireworks Display is always well attended and enjoyed by residents and visitors to Burnham on Sea, over Carnival weekend.   Each year the funding of this event has benefitted from local sponsors, and the Town Council is pleased to report that The Oaktree has offered to raise fund...

REPORTS GENERATED BY THE CLERK'S OFFICE

The Town Council will be making reports generated in the Clerk's office, available from this website. Until a new drop-down file can be added to the Minutes and Agenda page, any reports produced and sent out to members with committee papers will be added to the agenda file. Simply scroll down to th...

DRAFT MINUTES

Draft minutes are  available upon request to the Clerk. Please bear in mind that whilst draft minutes are produced as soon as possible after a meeting they must also be edited and checked for accuracy. However if you would like to see draft minutes of any meeting please email or&nbs...

Town Clerk

Following the retirement of Town Clerk Mrs Eileen Shaw in March 2013, Mrs Denise Emery has taken on the post.  Mrs Lorna Williams is the new Deputy Clerk. Photograph from left: Lorna Williams, Denise Emery, Eileen Shaw and Lorna Brewer (admin).

BOGEY WHEELS BY THE WALROW ROUNDABOUT

Burnham-on-Sea and Highbridge Town Council are pleased to announce that a set of Railway Waggon Wheels which have been in the “sidings” for some five years, have finally found their right setting as a permanent reminder of Highbridge’s important railway history.   Cllr Mrs P...

TOWN'S CREST 50th ANNIVERSARY

On 7 February 2011 the Town Mayor and Mayoress, Cllr Michael Clarke and his wife Maria, hosted a small celebration to mark the 50th anniversary of the Royal College of Arms’ decision to grant the then Burnham Urban District Council permission to uses its official coat of arms on all its materi...


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