December 9, 2010
puts the finishing touches to its Christmas lights
has put the final finishing touches to its annual display of Christmas
street lights, which has been marked with a short ceremony on
Thursday evening (December 9th).
than 30 lights and Christmas trees have been installed on buildings
across the town centre, adding a splash of festive colour.
Thursday's ceremony were the Mayor and Mayoress of Burnham and
Highbridge, Cllr Michael Clarke and Maria Clarke, plus representatives
from the Highbridge Chamber of Trade and the Town Council.
Christmas lighting is joint funded by Highbridge Chamber of Trade
and Burnham and Highbridge Town Council.
Mayor Michael Clarke told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The Council
is very grateful for the support of the Chamber of Trade in organising
this, in particular for the hard work put in by the Chamber's
Chairman, Mike Murphy."
bulk of the decorations are in Church Street and Market Street,
with others at Jubilee Gardens where the town's 'Star of Highbridge'
is displayed on the base of the town clock.
photos show the town's Mayor with representatives from the Highbridge
Chamber of Trade and the Town Council at Thursday's ceremony