June 4, 2008
special: Burnham-On-Sea bursts into bloom for annual contest
vibrant splash of colour has been added to Burnham-On-Sea's streets
in recent days as the town gears up to take part in this year's
Britain In Bloom competition.
baskets have been hung along the town's High Street and flower
beds and pots have been planted, as organisers make step up their
preparations for this year's competition.
comes after the disappointment
of last year, when Burnham came bottom in its category in
the South West in Bloom competition.
In Bloom organiser Dave Perrett told Burnham-On-Sea.com on Wednesday
(June 4th) that everything is being done to ensure the town is
as colourful as possible for the judges' inspection during July.
hung 27 baskets along the High Street this week and have had good
support from the council with many flower beds already starting
to look great, so I'm optimistic we'll do better in the overall
competition," he said.
added that more house entries are needed from residents in Burnham,
with only 12 being submitted so far. "It has been a slow
start, so we would urge anyone who hasn't entered their garden
for the competition yet to pick up an entry form from the Tourist
Information Centre," he said.
photos show Burnham starting to burst into colour on Wednesday
flower beds along The Esplanade are already in bloom
Victoria Hotel is one of several businesses gearing up for the
for a row of awards? Burnham's High Street bursts into colour
outside Burnham Pier are also starting to bloom
columns along the High Street are adorned with flower baskets
colourful basket adds some colour outside The Railway Inn