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Weston Mercury
Man charged after car crash in Burnham-SeaMan charged after car crash in Burnham-on-Sea The driver failed to stop his ve
Weston Mercury / Posted 11 hours ago
Man charged after car crash in Burnham-on-Sea The driver failed to stop his vehicle for police. A man has been charged by police after allegedly being involved in a hit-and-run crash in Burnham-on-Sea. Richard Gowan Smart, of no fixed address, has... Read more
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Man charged after vehicle failed to stop for police in Burnham-Seacharged with a number of driving offences after an elderly man was injured when
This is West Country / Posted 15 hours ago
charged with a number of driving offences after an elderly man was injured when a motorist failed to stop for police in Burnham-on-Sea. Richard Gowan Smart, of no fixed address, has been charged with aggravated vehicle taking, dangerous... Read more
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Seven new schools will be built in Taunton as part of £140m planTHE biggest building and improvement programme education in Somerset has seen f
This is West Country / Posted 17 hours ago
THE biggest building and improvement programme education in Somerset has seen for generations will result in seven new schools being built in Taunton, the county council has announced. County Hall has unveiled a £140m investment in children and... Read more
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New school will be built in Burnham-Sea after County Council announce £140m investmentTHE biggest building and improvement programme education in Somerset has seen f
This is West Country / Posted 18 hours ago
THE biggest building and improvement programme education in Somerset has seen for generations will result in one new school being built in Burnham-on-Sea, the county council has announced. County Hall has unveiled a £140m investment in children and... Read more
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New schools coming to Chard, Ilminster and Crewkerne after County Council announce £140m investmentTHE biggest building and improvement programme education in Somerset has seen f
This is West Country / Posted 18 hours ago
THE biggest building and improvement programme education in Somerset has seen for generations will result in new schools being built in Chard, Ilminster and Crewkerne, the county council has announced. County Hall has unveiled a £140m investment in... Read more
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Seven new schools will be built in Taunton as part of £140m investment in children and young peopleTHE biggest building and improvement programme education in Somerset has seen f
This is West Country / Posted 18 hours ago
THE biggest building and improvement programme education in Somerset has seen for generations will result in seven new schools being built in Taunton, the county council has announced. County Hall has unveiled a £140m investment in children and... Read more
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Huge £140m investment to build 14 new schools in SomersetTHE biggest schools building and improvement programme for generations - a £140
This is West Country / Posted 19 hours ago
THE biggest schools building and improvement programme for generations - a £140m investment in children and young people - has been unveiled by Somerset County Council. The authority announced plans to build 24 new or replaced and expanded schools... Read more
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Killer admits manslaughter of Burnham-Sea manA 21-year-old has admitted the killing of a man who died of a single stab wound
This is West Country / Posted 3 days ago
A 21-year-old has admitted the killing of a man who died of a single stab wound at a house in Burnham-on-Sea last summer. Dominic Lacey pleaded guilty to manslaughter after the more serious charge of murder was dropped by the prosecution at Exeter... Read more
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Weston Mercury
Man denies murdering his former partnerhas denied murdering his former partner. To send a link to this page you must
Weston Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
has denied murdering his former partner. To send a link to this page you must be logged in. Owen Pellow, of Berrow Road, Burnham-on-Sea, has been charged with murder after Lisa Marie Thornton died from multiple stab wounds after being found... Read more
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Former aircraft engineer who lost his leg in car crash says volunteering 'saved his life'A FORMER aircraft engineer who lost his leg in a car accident said volunteering
This is West Country / Posted 3 days ago
A FORMER aircraft engineer who lost his leg in a car accident said volunteering saved his life. Cliff Puddy, from Burnham-on-Sea, has been volunteering for Healthwatch Somerset for the last five years and is urging residents to volunteer for the... Read more
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Plans for 1,300 homes in Burnham-Sea 'unlikely to proceed' due to flooding concerns - councillor claimsPLANS to build 1,300 homes in Burnham-on-Sea are 'unlikely to proceed for at le
This is West Country / Posted 4 days ago
PLANS to build 1,300 homes in Burnham-on-Sea are 'unlikely to proceed for at least 15 years' due to concerns over flooding, a councillor has claimed. On Wednesday at a Sedgemoor District Council meeting about the district council's Local Plan,... Read more
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Anger after Burnham-Sea beach littered with dog pooAN ANGRY mother is kicking up a stink after finding dog mess strewn across Burn
This is West Country / Posted 4 days ago
AN ANGRY mother is kicking up a stink after finding dog mess strewn across Burnham-on-Sea beach while walking with her children. Burnham mother, Toni Saunders turned to social media to speak of her 'disgust' after finding 17 pieces of dog poo on the... Read more
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Car dumped in Bristol as hunt for hit and run driver continuesA CAR has been recovered and a driver is being hunted after a hit and run incid
This is West Country / Posted 5 days ago
A CAR has been recovered and a driver is being hunted after a hit and run incident in Burnham-on-Sea. Police are on the hunt for the driver of a Volkswagen Passat which was abandoned in the Knowle area of Bristol. The VW Passat failed to stop for... Read more
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Weston Mercury
Crash after driver refuses to stop for police Emergency services were called to Burnham-on-Sea following an incident which
Weston Mercury / Posted 5 days ago
Emergency services were called to Burnham-on-Sea following an incident which saw somebody trapped in a crashed car after failing to stop when ordered by police. Police, ambulance and fire crews were all... Read more
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Three roads in Burnham-Sea will be closed this month for roadworksTHREE roads in Burnham-on-Sea will be closed this month for maintenance works.
This is West Country / Posted 5 days ago
THREE roads in Burnham-on-Sea will be closed this month for maintenance works. Stoddens Lane in Burnham will be closed for five days until January 19 while Network Rail installs new fences around the railway bridge. New Road in West Huntspill will... Read more
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Elderly man injured in crash after driver fails to stop in Burnham-SeaAN INVESTIGATION has been launched after an elderly man was injured when a moto
This is West Country / Posted 6 days ago
AN INVESTIGATION has been launched after an elderly man was injured when a motorist failed to stop for police. The elderly man was driving a Kia on Adam Street when he was hit by a driver who failed to stop for police at 3.30pm. A spokesman for... Read more
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Elderly man injured after driver fails to stop for police in Burnham-SeaAN INVESTIGATION has been launched after an elderly man was injured when a moto
This is West Country / Posted 6 days ago
AN INVESTIGATION has been launched after an elderly man was injured when a motorist failed to stop for police. The elderly man was driving a Kia on Adam Street when he was hit by a driver who failed to stop for police at 3.30pm. A spokesman for... Read more
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Emergency services called to reports of a person 'face down' in the River Parrett in BridgwaterEMERGENCY services rushed to Bridgwater after receiving reports that a person w
This is West Country / Posted 7 days ago
EMERGENCY services rushed to Bridgwater after receiving reports that a person was face down in the River Parrett. Burnham-on-Sea Coastguard were called at 12.33pm yesterday (January 14) to help rescue the person with Weston Coastguard, BARB Search... Read more
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Emergency services called to reports of a person 'face down' in the River Parrett in BridgwaterEMERGENCY services rushed to Bridgwater after receiving reports that a person w
This is West Country / Posted 7 days ago
EMERGENCY services rushed to Bridgwater after receiving reports that a person was face down in the River Parrett. Burnham-on-Sea Coastguard were called at 12.33pm yesterday (January 14) to help rescue the person with Weston Coastguard, BARB Search... Read more
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'It's digusting' - Mother's anger at dog mess on Burnham-Sea beachA MOTHER has spoken of her disgust after finding Burnham-on-Sea beach littered
This is West Country / Posted 8 days ago
A MOTHER has spoken of her disgust after finding Burnham-on-Sea beach littered with dog poo while walking with her children. Toni Saunders from Burnham-on-Sea posted a number of images on social media today (January 14) which show dog mess scattered... Read more
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MEET THE CHEF: A true passion for baking at Bath Bridge Bakery in Somersetin Taunton (opened in March 2017) and in Priorswood in Taunton. There is also
This is West Country / Posted 8 days ago
in Taunton (opened in March 2017) and in Priorswood in Taunton. There is also one in Bridgwater and the Brean Bakery in Burnham on Sea (opened in June 2017) which is open on a seasonal basis, usually from March - November. Bath Bridge Bakery is... Read more
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Referendum on Neighbourhood Plan could be held this AutumnBURNHAM-on-Sea and Highbridge residents could be going to the polls this Autumn
This is West Country / Posted 8 days ago
BURNHAM-on-Sea and Highbridge residents could be going to the polls this Autumn to decide if they want a neighbourhood plan which would help guide future development in the two towns. The plan, which has been three years in the making, sets out... Read more
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Weston Mercury
January 12, 1968 – Pink Floyd perform in WestonPicture Past: The Rozel bandstand, which was expected to stop being a music v
Weston Mercury / Posted 9 days ago
Picture Past: The Rozel bandstand, which was expected to stop being a music venue. Pink Floyd performed in Weston-super-Mare 50 years ago, while some parish councils were down to the last pennies.... Read more
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Take a look inside Burnham-Sea's newest restaurantA NEW restaurant has opened in Burnham-on-Sea. The Lounge on College Street ha
This is West Country / Posted 9 days ago
A NEW restaurant has opened in Burnham-on-Sea. The Lounge on College Street has set up shop in place of The Mitre and has a new dining room and bar and a fresh menu. Owners Craig Peters and Jimie Scully said it has been a rush to get the restaurant... Read more
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Man denies murder of former partner Lisa Marie Thornton in Burnham-SeaA BURNHAM-on-Sea man accused of murdering his former partner has denied the cha
This is West Country / Posted 10 days ago
A BURNHAM-on-Sea man accused of murdering his former partner has denied the charge. Owen Pellow, 42 of Berrow Road was charged with murder after his former partner, Lisa Marie Thornton, 36, was found dead at a property in Berrow Road on November 23,... Read more
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PREVIEW: Robinson Crusoe at The Princess TheatreBURNHAM-on-Sea District Pantomime Society is getting ready to perform Robinson
This is West Country / Posted 11 days ago
BURNHAM-on-Sea District Pantomime Society is getting ready to perform Robinson Crusoe at The Princess Theatre and Arts Centre. Families can enjoy a traditional pantomime which tells the story of Robinson, an adventure seeking hero and his love,... Read more
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Tributes paid to 'true gent' and 'autism champion' Campbell MainTRIBUTES have been paid to 'autism champion' Campbell Main who passed away aged
This is West Country / Posted 11 days ago
TRIBUTES have been paid to 'autism champion' Campbell Main who passed away aged 85. Mr Main, who lived in Burnham-on-Sea, founded Autism Somerset in 2011 after fathering a son with autism. Born in Cumbria to farming parents, Mr Main had a lifelong... Read more
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Man accused of fatal stabbing in Burnham-Sea will be detained until trialA JUDGE has approved the continued detention of a man who is accused of a fatal
This is West Country / Posted 11 days ago
A JUDGE has approved the continued detention of a man who is accused of a fatal stabbing in Burnham-on-Sea. Dominic Lacey is due to stand trial at Exeter Crown Court later this month accused of the murder of Joseph Pearce, whose body was found in... Read more
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Weston Mercury
Burnham-Sea named as a top property hotspot after 2017 growthBurnham-on-Sea named as a top property hotspot after 2017 growth The average a
Weston Mercury / Posted 11 days ago
Burnham-on-Sea named as a top property hotspot after 2017 growth The average asking price for a property in Burnham rose from £213,908 in 2016 to £235,083 last year. Burnham-on-Sea has been named as one of the top growth hotspots in the country... Read more
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Festival bursaries aim to help tradersTHE organisers of Burnham-on-Sea Food and Drink Festival are offering bursaries
This is West Country / Posted 11 days ago
THE organisers of Burnham-on-Sea Food and Drink Festival are offering bursaries to new businesses to help them take their first steps into trading. Eat:Burnham-on-Sea has teamed up with Thatchers Cider to offer producers a free pitch at the festival... Read more
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The Old Pier Tavern in Burnham-Sea is up for saleHAVE you ever wanted to own a pub by the seaside? Because a seafront pub in Bu
This is West Country / Posted 12 days ago
HAVE you ever wanted to own a pub by the seaside? Because a seafront pub in Burnham-on-Sea has gone up for sale. The freehold for The Old Pier Tavern on Pier Street is waiting to be bought - and it will only cost you £250,000. The 3,700 square... Read more
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Golf club raises £9,600 for The Friends of Burnham-Sea HospitalMEMBERS of Burnham-on-Sea and Berrow Golf Club gave £9,600 to the Friends of Bu
This is West Country / Posted 13 days ago
MEMBERS of Burnham-on-Sea and Berrow Golf Club gave £9,600 to the Friends of Burnham Hospital after a year of fundraising. At the beginning of 2017, club captain Peter Amos and ladies captain Jane Moreton met club president David Jenkins and seniors... Read more
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Weston Mercury
Eat: Festivals team up with Thatchers Cider to launch business bursary Beverley and Sarah Milner Simonds (top) have teamed up with Thatchers' boss M
Weston Mercury / Posted 13 days ago
Beverley and Sarah Milner Simonds (top) have teamed up with Thatchers' boss Martin Thatcher (left) to offer bursaries to start up businesses. Picture: Eat: Festivals/Thatchers... Read more
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Suspected arson attack overnight at home near BridgwaterTwo fire engines from Bridgwater and one from Burnham-on-Sea were called to a p
This is West Country / Posted 14 days ago
Two fire engines from Bridgwater and one from Burnham-on-Sea were called to a property in Canns Lane, Puriton after a report of a porch on fire. The crews, which were sent shortly after 3.30am this morning (January 8), found the porch was alight on... Read more
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NOSTALGIA: Storm Eleanor brings back memories of Bridgwater in 1998...left rivers flooded, trees down and homes damaged. Your Bridgwater Mercury rep
This is West Country / Posted 15 days ago
left rivers flooded, trees down and homes damaged. Your Bridgwater Mercury reported how firefighters in Bridgwater responded to 16 weather-related calls in four hours on Sunday, January 4, 1998, with crew members drafted in from nearby... Read more
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Bags of support for shoebox appealCOTTON bags from a Burnham-on-Sea optician proved to be invaluable in transport
This is West Country / Posted 15 days ago
COTTON bags from a Burnham-on-Sea optician proved to be invaluable in transporting shoeboxes to children in Albania. Specsavers, in High Street, answered an appeal from the West of England Baptists for cotton bags and sent hundreds to help pack... Read more
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Christmas lights competition winners announcedTHE winners of Burnham-on-Sea’s Christmas light competition have been announced
This is West Country / Posted 16 days ago
THE winners of Burnham-on-Sea’s Christmas light competition have been announced. Burnham and Highbridge town councillors, Peter Clayton and Victoria Weavell judged the competition. In Burnham, Ron Brown, of 42 and 44 Broadhurst Gardens, won the... Read more
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Weston Mercury
Burnham-Sea town councillors vote to spend £20k on town regeneration projectBurnham-on-Sea town councillors vote to spend £20k on town regeneration project
Weston Mercury / Posted 17 days ago
Burnham-on-Sea town councillors vote to spend £20k on town regeneration project Burnham and Highbridge town councillors voted in favour of appointing an external consultant. Burnham-on-Sea town councillors have voted to spend £20,000 on an external... Read more
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Channel Fostercare praised for improvements despite 'inadequate' Ofsted ratingNEW bosses of a fostering agency have been praised by Ofsted for investing in n
This is West Country / Posted 17 days ago
NEW bosses of a fostering agency have been praised by Ofsted for investing in new consultants after the previous owner resigned. Inspectors visited Channel Fostercare in Burnham-on-Sea on November 15, 2017, and rated it ‘inadequate’ in a report,... Read more
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Burnham-Sea hip hop artist set for international tourA BURNHAM-on-Sea hip hop artist is going on tour across the UK and Australia.
This is West Country / Posted 17 days ago
A BURNHAM-on-Sea hip hop artist is going on tour across the UK and Australia. Joe Mooney, known as Big Smokin’ Joe, will be performing at the Old Pier Tavern in Burnham on January 6 and the Assembly Rooms in Glastonbury on January 19 before heading... Read more
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Weston Mercury
Burnham-Sea RNLI receive £2,825 cheque from CostainBurnham-on-Sea RNLI receive £2,825 cheque from Costain The cheque will help to
Weston Mercury / Posted 18 days ago
Burnham-on-Sea RNLI receive £2,825 cheque from Costain The cheque will help to fund RNLI volunteer's training. Burnham RNLI has received a cheque from building firm Costain for £2,825. The company, which is working on Hinkley Point C, used its... Read more
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Weston Mercury
Historic Burnham-Sea Pavilion under new ownershipHistoric Burnham-on-Sea Pavilion under new ownership Burnham-on-Sea Pavilion w
Weston Mercury / Posted 19 days ago
Historic Burnham-on-Sea Pavilion under new ownership Burnham-on-Sea Pavilion was owned by the Parkin family for 50 years. A well-known Somerset landmark has new owners after being sold by the family who managed the site for nearly 50... Read more
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Record emergency and ambulance admissions at Musgrove Park HospitalA number of planned operations have been cancelled following a surge in patient
This is West Country / Posted 19 days ago
A number of planned operations have been cancelled following a surge in patients attending the emergency department. Medical director Dr Stuart Walker said: "We have been very busy at Musgrove over the last few weeks. "We have seen a 10 per cent... Read more
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Weston Mercury
Flood defences ‘put to the test’ as Storm Eleanor hits Weston-super-Mare Storm Eleanor hit Weston this morning (Wednesday). Picture: Martin
Weston Mercury / Posted 19 days ago
-super-Mare Storm Eleanor hit Weston this morning (Wednesday). Picture: Martin Slade Weston-super-Mare was battered by Storm Eleanor overnight, as torrential rain and high winds saw the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Follow updates as Storm Eleanor brings 100mph winds and flooding to the UKPeople told to take "immediate action" to protect themselves from storm People
Daily Mirror / Posted 19 days ago
People told to take "immediate action" to protect themselves from storm People in parts of several Somerset towns need to take “immediate action” to protect themselves, their homes and their families from flooding as Storm Eleanor... Read more
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Storm Eleanor: Flood warnings in place for Somerset coastlineFLOOD warnings are in place as Somerset is battered by high winds from Storm El
This is West Country / Posted 19 days ago
FLOOD warnings are in place as Somerset is battered by high winds from Storm Eleanor. The Met Office said on its website: “Strong and at times gusty winds are expected through much of Wednesday. "Combined with a period of high tides, it's likely... Read more
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Somerset emergency services at highest level of demand - how you can helpNew Year, the ambulance service and Somerset’s district hospital A&E department
This is West Country / Posted 20 days ago
New Year, the ambulance service and Somerset’s district hospital A&E departments saw their highest ever number of admissions each day. It was mainly due to exceptionally high numbers of frail elderly people being admitted to hospital with... Read more
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Storm Eleanor: Flood warnings in place for Somerset coastlineWITH Storm Eleanor on its way residents across Somerset are being told to brace
This is West Country / Posted 20 days ago
WITH Storm Eleanor on its way residents across Somerset are being told to brace themselves for flooding and high winds. The Met Office has issued a 'yellow' weather warning for wind across Somerset which will be in place from 6pm today (January... Read more
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Keep your dog off Burnham-Sea beach- or you could face a £75 fineRESIDENTS are being reminded to keep their dogs off Burnham-on-Sea beach or the
This is West Country / Posted 20 days ago
RESIDENTS are being reminded to keep their dogs off Burnham-on-Sea beach or they could face a £75 fine. Dogs are not allowed on the town's beach between the jetty and the Pavilion as a year-round dog ban is in force. Sedgemoor District council says... Read more
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Burnham-Sea United Football club thanks company for two new TV's following break-inTHE chairman of Burnham United Football Club has thanked a Bristol company afte
This is West Country / Posted 20 days ago
THE chairman of Burnham United Football Club has thanked a Bristol company after it donated two TV’s following a burglary. Members of the club near The King Alfred School were ‘gutted’ after thieves broke in on December 19 and stole two TV’s,... Read more
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