council election race hots up as candidates take to the streets
race to win a vacant seat on Burnham and Highbridge town council
heated up this week with both candidates taking to the streets
Conservative's Alan Miller, who is chairman of the Burnham hovercraft,
and the Liberal Democrat's Chris Williams, a former town and district
councillor, have both been canvassing support.
MP David Heathcoat-Amory gave his backing to Mr Miller, joining
him to visit residents in the Saints area of Burnham. He said:
"I know Alan well and genuinely believe he would make an
pair, who are pictured above talking with resident George Marsden,
said their campaign had got "off to a great start with a
positive response from voters in the area."
Democrat candidate Chris Williams, right, has also been meeting
residents in the Burnham East ward and said he
has also had a "most encouraging" response from voters.
is shown in Pople's Bow where a post box will soon be reinstated
after what he calls a "successful campaign" by him and
colleagues to press for action from the Royal Mail. The issue
will be highlighted in an election leaflet to published over the
next few days.
candidates have several weeks of campaigning to go, with polling
day set for Thursday December 8th. The polling station at Burnham
Infants School in Winchester Road will be open from 8am-9pm.
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