May 29, 2008
TV presenter opens new Burnham-On-Sea charity shop
Points West presenter Chris Vacher was in Burnham-On-Sea on Thursday
(May 29th) to open a new charity shop for Weston
who is a patron of Weston Hospicecare, cut a ribbon to officially
open the new shop in College Street shop at 1pm.
Boyer, Retail Controller at Weston Hospicecare, said: "We
are delighted Chris came to help us officially open the new Burnham
shop, which is our ninth in total."
help 170 patients in the Burnham area, so having a Hospice shop
in the seaside town is a way of raising valuable funds while also
increasing awareness of the services we offer to people living
in the community."
Mayor Peter Clayton was among the local VIPs at the special lunchtime
opening, pictured here. The new store sells a wide variety of
donated items including clothing, bric a brac and books.
Vacher cut the ribbon watched by the shop's assistant manager
Rose Daniels and Burnham's Mayor Peter Clayton.
30 invited guests listened to Weston Hospicecare Chairman Peter
Griffiths explain the importance of opening the shop in Burnham.
the cake - Shop assistant manager Rose Daniels with Weston Hospicecare
Chairman Peter Griffiths, the BBC's Chris Vacher, shop manager
Jenny Webster, Mayor Peter Clayton and Peter Boyer of Weston Hospicecare.