December 23, 2010
services to go ahead as normal at Catholic Church
services at Burnham-On-Sea's Catholic Church are set to go ahead
as planned after the danger from falling icicles decreased on
Thursday (December 23rd).
on Wednesday that the church had been sealed off by the fire service
as a safety measure due to the threat of ice falling from the
church's roof onto pedestrians below.
But church spokeswoman Pat Nicholls told Burnham-On-Sea.com on
Thursday: "Our Christmas Services will go ahead as planned.
Already, the thaw has melted many of the icicles."
"Arrangements have been made to hire barriers, which will
be placed two metres from the building, to prevent people walking
under the eaves if any icicles are still hanging."
The church's services on Christmas Eve are at 6pm (Family Mass)
and 10.30pm (Carols followed by 'Midnight' Mass at 11pm). Then,
on Christmas Day, there will be a main 10.30am mass.
Pictured above is Burnham's Catholic Church in Highbridge