HIGHBRIDGE

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Police have charged a man from Highbridge with the murder of Paul Wells.

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

The family of a man found dead in Highbridge last week have issued a tribute to a ‘loving son, brother, uncle, nephew, godfather, cousin and friend’.

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Friday, June 19, 2020

Schools across the area are preparing to reopen to select year groups after being closed to the vast majority of students since March due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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Friday, June 12, 2020

Two men and a woman have been arrested on suspicion of intent to supply cocaine.

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Wednesday, May 13, 2020

A town council has elected a new mayor for 2020/21.

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Sunday, May 10, 2020

Almost 80 homes have been left without power in a Somerset town this afternoon (Sunday).

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Thursday, April 16, 2020

A town’s 73rd festival of arts was a ‘great success’.

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Thursday, March 19, 2020

A teenager was arrested on suspicion of arson and has been released under investigation after a fire broke out across a number of derelict buildings yesterday (Wednesday).

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Thursday, February 13, 2020

Wells MP James Heappey has praised the work of a mental health charity in the area.

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Friday, January 10, 2020

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for wind in Weston-super-Mare, Burnham and Highbridge on Monday.

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Saturday, December 14, 2019

Design and technology students made a ‘bug tower’ to be auctioned off in aid of a mental health charity.

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Sunday, December 8, 2019

Students battled it out to win the District Young Chef Competition organised by the Rotary Club of Burnham.

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Saturday, December 7, 2019

A girl who was diagnosed with a brain tumour as a baby has released a charity Christmas single to raise money to find a cure for the disease.

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Saturday, December 7, 2019

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for wind in Somerset tomorrow (Sunday) and Monday amid Storm Atiyah.

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Monday, November 25, 2019

Students carried out many random acts of kindness to mark anti-bullying week this month.

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Friday, November 22, 2019

Fire crews put out a car engulfed in flames last night (Thursday), which was left abandoned in a Somerset town.

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Thursday, November 21, 2019

Plans to build 248 houses in a Somerset town have been given the green light.

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Four men and a woman have been arrested on suspicion of drug offences after a police raid.

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Sunday, November 3, 2019

A Somerset academy is the most improved secondary school in the county, according to Government figures.

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Monday, October 21, 2019

A teacher who tried to rescue a woman after she was dragged out to sea by tidal currents has been praised for his quick-thinking response.

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Monday, October 14, 2019

A school has raised £5,179 for charity In Charley’s Memory (ICM) through a series of fun events this month.

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Tuesday, October 8, 2019

More than 50 homes have been left without power in a Somerset town this afternoon (Tuesday).

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Friday, September 27, 2019

Armed police tackled a drugs operation and discovered a ‘suspicious’ fire.

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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

A swarm of bees have taken refuge in a children’s play area sand pit, which could be there for up to six weeks.

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

A brave 10-year-old has interviewed Prime Minister Boris Johnson twice in two months, just weeks after fighting for his life after contracting a near-fatal infection.

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Wednesday, September 4, 2019

A fish and chip shop has temporarily closed after it experienced ‘teething problems’ at its opening event.

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Tuesday, September 3, 2019

County councillors will get community grants to fund projects under a initiative which launches this month.

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Saturday, August 31, 2019

A family member of an award-winning cider business has released his debut cookbook.

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Thursday, August 15, 2019

Thousands of people flocked to enjoy a free day out in Highbridge during the summer holidays.

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Friday, August 9, 2019

Revellers flocked to Highbridge to enjoy a music festival.

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Friday, July 19, 2019

A jam-packed family fun day offering visitors 50 free activities will be held in Highbridge next month, after a council donated a four-figure sum.

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Monday, June 17, 2019

A Somerset secondary school which has boosted its Ofsted rating has been admired and labelled as ‘inspirational’ by Wells MP James Heappey.

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Saturday, June 1, 2019

Plans to build a primary school in Somerset have been opposed due to concerns about children’s health caused by traffic-related pollution.

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Thursday, May 30, 2019

Eighteen students have reached an academy’s milestone reading figure through its accelerated programme.

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Wednesday, May 29, 2019

A teenager was arrested and is under investigation by police after a car chase.

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Saturday, May 25, 2019

A Somerset school’s major roof refurbishment scheme is complete, thanks to a £1.2million Government grant.

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Saturday, May 18, 2019

A 30ft high mural, which pays tribute to a legendary Somerset king, has been unveiled to mark a renowned day in the county.

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Sunday, May 12, 2019

A fundraising evening raised £1,400 for Burnham Area Rescue Boat Search and Rescue (BARB), which left its organisers overwhelmed by the generous amount raised.

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Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Gale force winds did not halt furniture business Sopha’s grand opening.

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Wednesday, January 30, 2019

DIY store Proper Job is due to open tomorrow (Thursday) in Highbridge, replacing the Co-op supermarket which closed in October last year.

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