Burnham-On-Sea, Somerset

December 29, 2005
Cash windfalls for Burnham-On-Sea groups and charities

Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge comunity groups are among those who have received cash windfalls from Sedgemoor District Council's grants programme, it was announced this week.

Burnham-On-Sea Carnival was one of the groups to have benefitedThe council said on Wednesday it had given out £62,270.79 to community organisations during 2005.

Spokeswoman Claire Faun told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We receive grant applications from a wide range of community groups throughout the year, and a council panel meets every six or so weeks to decide which receive the funds. This year, we've handed out more than £62,000 to worthy causes."


The Burnham and Highbridge groups benefiting from the scheme are:

Highbridge & Burnham-On-Sea Carnival Association
£550.00 Carnival insurance and barriers

Burnham-On-Sea & Highbridge Regeneration Project
£2,500.00 Administration/set up costs for company

Brean Methodist Church
£2,500.00 Disabled toilet/boiler removal

Burnham Ladies Hockey Club
£130 Equipment costs

Burnham-On-Sea Bowling Club
£1,500.00 Kitchen refurbishment

Burnham-On-Sea Chamber of Trade
£1,350.00 Christmas lighting

Burnham-On-Sea Methodist Church
£2,500.00 Extension and DDA adaptions

Burnham-On-Sea Swimming Club
£165 for Olympic swimmer

GOYA Berrow
£250 Berrow Music Festival

Highbridge Chamber of Trade
£1,000.00 Christmas lighting

Highbridge Community Playscheme
£300 Holiday playscheme

Highbridge Festival of the Arts
£750.00 59th Festival

Highbridge War Memorial Trust
£467.00 Roof timber treatment and cavity wall insulation

Monarchs Acrobatics Gymnastics
£1,000.00 Competition in Switzerland for 30 gymnasts

Windows Carers Group
£100 Books, videos etc


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