Best Christmas lights competition winners
best-decorated shops and homes across Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge
were unveiled this week when the results of the annual Christmas
Lights Competition were announced.
judges from Burnham and Highbridge Town Council - Hilary Rose
and Pat Burge - have been scoring the decorations to find the
area's best festive lights.
decorated shop in Burnham:
The winner of the best dressed shop in Burnham-On-Sea is Sentiments
in the High Street, pictured right.
is a unique display of carols and festive items, which gives a
bright picture overall throughout," said the judges.
decorated house in Burnham:
The winner of the best dressed house in Burnham is 3 Truro Close.
The judges praised it, saying: "A complete Christmas event,
not over the top, it includes santa, reindeer and a large written
Merry Christmas wish. This was a unanimouse decision at first
have also given special mention to a two-bungalow event in Gielgood
Close, plus the unique co-operation of the neighbours in Trinity
Row where superb displays of lighting along the whole street can
decorated shop in Highbridge:
Winner of the best dressed shop window in Highbridge is the Highbridge
DIY Shop in Market Street. The judges said "It has a great
deal of detail crammed into a small window, giving a pleasurable
decorated house in Highbridge:
The winner of the best-decorated house in Highbridge is 4, Lobelia
Close. There are reindeer, a Father Christmas, snowmen and a Christmas
tree combined into bouncy castles. "A very fun and festive
display," concluded the judges.
The judges passed on their verdict on the entries: "Houses
in Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge were very difficult to make a
decision on because, once again, residents continue to rise to
the spirit of the occasion."
"However, the decorations on shops and businesses in both
towns is very disappointing. Although some shops in Burnham-On-Sea
had dressed their windows with their own retail trade items, Christmas
displays were not present in many windows."