Forces Day events
held in Burnham and Highbridge
Forces Day was marked in Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge on Saturday
(June 26th) with two flag raising ceremonies.
and Mayoress Michael and Maria Clarke led the short ceremonies
on Highbridge Green in Market Street and at the Water Feature
in Pier Street, Burnham.
of members of the public joined in, alongside local councillors
and representatives from the town's Scouts and Guides, Sea Cadets,
Chamber of Trade and Royal British Legion.
is an important day in the two town's calendars when we stop to
think about the work of the armed forces at home and abroad. We
are very grateful for their services to the country," the
Mayor told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
Ministry of Defence invited local communities across the UK to
take part in the event, which gives the public an opportunity
to show their support for the men and women who make up the armed