Burnham in Bloom winners pick up their awards
at special ceremony
Burnham-On-Sea residents of all ages gathered together over the
weekend to pick up the awards they won in this year's Britain
In Bloom competition.
than 30 children, residents and business owners were handed their
awards by Dave
Perrett, the organiser of Burnham and Highbridge's entry into
the annual competition, at a special ceremony in the town
council's chamber in Jaycroft Rd.
received the prestigious Alf
Crouch Memorial Trophy last month for his outstanding effort in
promoting Burnham and Highbridge in Britain In Bloom. Overall,
Highbridge received a South West In Bloom Certificate for the
SWTA Cup and Burnham picked up a bronze in The Sargent Cup.
Weekly News, which has been running a campaign to promote
Burnham's entry in the competition, also picked up a prize when
its reporter Dan Sales was presented with a decanter for his support
of this year's event.
and Highbridge In Bloom Awards 2005:
in Burnham and Highbridge were...
Group of houses:
Mr and Mrs D Emery and Mr D Whiteman, Burnham Rd, Highbridge
Mrs A J Read, Brunels Way, Highbridge
Balcony: Mrs D Hall, Mendip Way, Burnham
Window boxes: Mrs J Faulks, Conway Crescent, Burnham
Containers: Mr D Whiteman, Burnham Rd, Highbridge
Unusual containers: Mrs J Faulks, Conway Crescent, Burnham
Front gardens: Mrs D Bunyan, Clover Way, Highbridge
Hanging baskets (commercial): Lighthouse Inn, Mr K Holman
Best overall (commercial): Home Farm Holiday Village, Mrs
Unusual containers (commercial): St John's School, Highbridge,
Mrs J Faulkes (musical instrument)
Shop window: Tickle Your Taste Buds
Nursing homes: Kathleen Chambers House, Berrow Road
Public Houses: Dunstan House, Love Lane, Burnham
Garages: GH Tyres, Mr Ham
Schools - Wheelbarrow competition: St John's Highbridge
Schools - Painting (best overall of three groups): St Joseph's
Schools - Best overall floral displays: St John's Highbridge
Schools Competition: Up to six, daffodils: Samantha Loomie
(St Joseph's, age 6); Ae 7-9, Primroses in the countryside: Tawnie
Radford and Haley Derry (St John's age 9); Primroses in the countryside:
1 Ollie Cogger (St Joseph's, age 10).
Burnham-On-Sea gets a splash of colour for
Britain In Bloom