Published: November 9, 2010
£9,400 collected for charity during Burnham-On-Sea Carnival



A total of £9,400 was collected for local charities during Monday night's Highbridge and Burnham Carnival - down slightly on last year.

Andrew Bryant from Burnham Lions Club, who was among the collectors at the successful event, told Burnham-On-Sea.com the figure was down £500 on last year.

"Considering the poor weather, the slightly lower turnout and the poor economic climate, this is a reasonable result," he said.

The cash will be used to help pay insurance costs for next year's carnival, and the rest will be split between local charities.

Our photo shows some of the collectors at Monday's carnival, including Burnham Lions Club (top), Burnham Scouts (above) and Berrow's Fei Lung Kwan Kung Fu Society (below).

Also see: Carnival Photos | Results | Video Highlights



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