May 1, 2006
Decision day approaches for Burnham-On-Sea's
future of Burnham-On-Sea's carnival looks set to be decided when
organisers hold an open meeting on Wednesday (May 3rd) to discuss
whether they have enough volunteers to man the popular event.
previously reported how
Carnival Chairman Mike Young (pictured below) had warned that
if more volunteers were not found, the future of the event would
be placed in jeopardy.
amount of helpers is becoming critical," he said. "Last
autumn the work was carried out by a handful of people and we
were at breaking point."
an open meeting is being held this week to which anyone interested
in becoming a volunteer is urged to go along.
meeting will be held on Wednesday evening (May 3rd) at the Ritz
Social Club, starting at 7.30pm.
this, the Burnham and Highbridge Carnival Committee will meet
again to make the final decision on the event's future.
simply, if we don't have enough people to put out traffic cones,
put up barriers, oversee the route, manage the parking and undertake
marshalling, the 2006 carnival won't happen," said Mr Young.
need volunteers not just on the night, but each day from the Saturday
night when the floats arrive, through to the Monday night when
the carnival finishes."
help, contact Mike on 01278 786666 or go along to Wednesday's
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