Burnham-On-Sea, Somerset

November 9, 2005
Hovercraft chairman to run for vacant Burnham Town Council seat

Burnham-On-Sea Conservatives have selected Alan Miller as their candidate for the Town Council by-election in Burnham East on 8th December.

Hovercraft chairman Alan Miller is to stand for town council positionAlan is the chairman of BARB, the group that runs Burnham's rescue hovercraft.

He was also in the headlines earlier this year after winning a police bravery award for wrestling a sword-wielding man to the ground. The man was threatening a group of people in Brean with a samurai sword before Mr Miller intervened.

The by-election has been caused by the resignation of Liberal Democrat Joyce Smith who was elected in 2004.

The Liberal Democrats are expected to put forward their candidate, Chris Williams, a former town and district councillor, for the position.

Polling day is Thursday 8th December and nominations close on Friday 11th November.

RELATED LINKS:

Town council by-election called

Lib Dem town councillor resigns

 


Latest Burnham-On-Sea news headlines

Burnham-On-Sea News

Latest news in the Burnham-On-Sea area

Latest video coverage
Click here for online video

Latest forum discussions
Click here to visit Burnham's forums

Burnham business guide
Click here to visit our A-Z guide

Burnham dating and friends
Click here to find new friends


Live Burnham-On-Sea Seafront Webcam

24-hour live pictures
See live images from the seafront and beach with Burnham's Webcam. Click here


What's on in Burnham-On-Sea

Things to see and do
Check the constantly updated Burnham-On-Sea calendar for what's happening. Click here