Burnham's Marine Cove hosts war-themed open day
wartime-themed open day was held at Burnham-On-Sea's Marine Cove
gardens on Saturday (May 8th), marking 65 years since the end
of World War II in Europe.
event, organised by the Friends of Marine Cove in partnership
with Sedgemoor District Council, was held to commemorate VE Day
- declared on 8 May 1945 - and also to highlight plans for the
Pre-war cars were on show outside the gardens, as well as classic
cycles and council staff dressed in wartime outfits.
There was also a chance for members of the public to discuss the
council's bid for Lottery funding, which is key to the regeneration
project for the gardens.
The council's second round lotto bid of £353,200 was submitted
by Sedgemoor District Council on March 1st and a decision is scheduled
to be made by the Heritage Lottery Fund at the end of June or
Brewer, Betty McArdle, Joshua Spratt, Harley Cook and John Smith
at Saturday's event
council's Harley Cook and Kathryn Goodliffe with several of the
cars on display