for Burnham In Bloom as town bursts into summer colour
splash of colour has been added to Burnham-On-Sea's streets this
week as the town gears up to take part in this year's Britain
In Bloom competition.
have been hanging baskets of flowers along the town's High Street
and public flower beds have also been planted in readiness for
next month's contest.
County Councillor Peter Burridge-Clayton also brought a smile
to the organisers' faces when he handed them a £250 donation,
as pictured above.
In Bloom Chairman Dave Perrett told Burnham-On-Sea.com on Wednesday
(June 9th) that everything is being done to ensure the town is
as colourful as possible for the judges' inspection in July.
put up 25 baskets along the High Street and have had good support
from the council with many flower beds already planted,"
the recent news that the organisers' funding had been cut by cash-strapped
Sedgemoor District Council, the team welcomed County Councillor
Peter Burridge-Clayton's donation of £250 from his council
wanted to support Burnham's entry into the competition, which
is of benefit to residents and visitors alike," he told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
"Everyone is very grateful for the work that the Burnham
In Bloom team put into our entry each year."
still time for businesses and residents to enter their gardens
and shopfronts into the local competition too - entry forms are
available from the Tourist Information Centre.
is also preparing to take part in the competition this year and
its hanging baskets are also now in place, as Burnham-On-Sea.com
recently reported here.