Carnival organisers issue plea for more volunteers
organisers of the annual Highbridge and Burnham-On-Sea winter
carnival have this week warned that the event's future could be
under threat unless more volunteers come forward to help.
of the event's committee, pictured, have issued an appeal for
more helpers to come forward and help with running the event,
particularly during the final build-up to the big parade, which
this year will be held on Monday November 8th.
need collectors, marshalls, general helpers and extra committee
members," President Malcolm Borland told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
currently down by about 12 people, which means that a lot of work
will have to be done by a small group of people if we are to go
ahead. The number of volunteers is a serious situation."
need new helpers to come forward now, well in advance of the carnival,
so that we can plan the work and begin our preparations."
carnival committee is also appealing for sponsors and programme
advertisers to come forward to help with the finances of the long-running
that can help should contact Jan Paul on 784607, John Hodgson
on 782527 or drop in and see Johnathan Walter at Roly's Fudge
in Burnham High Street. Alternatively, visit the annual carnival
committee AGM which will be held from 7.30pm on Wednesday 12th
May at the Ritz Social Club.