clubs and groups receive £2,605 financial boost
groups and clubs from across the Burnham-On-Sea area have begun
2010 with a financial boost, thanks to the town council.
from each of the organisations were handed cheques by Mayor Derick
Cooper and Deputy Mayor Danny Titcombe on Monday evening (January
4th) during the council's annual charity presentation, as pictured
Sea Cadets received £150 to expand and upgrade its facilities,
Somerset Community Partnership received £300 to replace
a water pump, and Burnham and Highbridge Choral Society received
£100 for its annual spring concert.
Rosewood Action Group received £150 for its admin costs,
Burnham and Highbridge Gateway Club received £250 for specialised
chairs, and Burnham Scouts received £150 for camping equipment.
United FC received £150 for a new spectator fence, BARB
received £280 to replace its high-intensity search lights,
the Carnival Association received £250 for new barriers,
and the Stroke Club received £150 towards its summer outings.
The final two recipients are Burnham and Highbridge Town Twinning
Association, which received £225, and Highbridge In Bloom,
which got £250.
Cooper said each of the groups fully deserved financial help during
difficult economic times for many small organisations.