Published: February 3, 2009
In photos: Burnham-On-Sea groups receive grant windfalls from Mayor

Representatives from more than a dozen Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge groups received grant cheques from the town council on Monday evening (February 2nd).

The town's Mayor, Peter Burridge-Clayton, and Cllr Danny Titcombe, Chairman of the council's Policy and Finance Committee, handed over £2,250 towards the work of thirteen groups during an annual ceremony.

The representatives are pictured below receiving their cheques. Groups who were unable to attend the ceremony include Sedgemoor Vintage Club (£150), Vale of Avalon Vintage Vehicle Run (£400) and Burnham Sea Cadets (£100).

Pam Lyes received £250 for Highbridge In Bloom


Dave Burland received £100 for 1st Burnham Scout Group


Chris Robertson received £100 for Burnham Neighbourhood Watch


John Lovett received £100 for Burnham Disabled Swimming Club

Peter Gaylard received £100 for the BASC Ground's changing rooms


Hazel Braund received £250 for Burnham and Highbridge Choral Society

Trudy Thatcher received £100 for Highbridge Festival of the Arts


John Hodgson received £250 for the Burnham Carnival Association

Sandy Ballantyne received £150 on behalf of the BEES drama group

Martin Rogers received £200 for Burnham Swim and Sports Academy's new junior triathlon academy


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