Hovercraft chairman to run for vacant Burnham
Town Council seat
Conservatives have selected Alan Miller as their candidate for
the Town Council by-election in Burnham East on 8th December.
is the chairman of BARB, the group that runs Burnham's rescue
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.
by-election has been caused by the resignation of Liberal Democrat
Joyce Smith who was elected in 2004.
Liberal Democrats are expected to put forward their candidate,
Chris Williams, a former town and district councillor, for the
day is Thursday 8th December and nominations close on Friday 11th
Town council by-election
Lib Dem town councillor resigns