councillors thank retiring regeneration boss
District Council's head of regeneration has this week been formally
thanked for playing a 'pivotal role' in securing £159,000
of funding for Burnham-On-Sea's town centre regeneration.
Slawski, Group Manager of Regeneration, was praised for her work
behind the scenes during Monday night's Town Council meeting,
as pictured, when she made a final appearance before retiring
at the end of this month.
first reported last
week that the town had been awarded a £159,000 windfall
as part of a compensation deal from the South West Regional Development
it not been for Nicola's diligence and hard work, we would not
have got the funding from SWRDA," Cllr Neville Jones told
Burnham-On-Sea.com. "To secure this funding was quite a considerable
thanked councillors for their support and said she is "very
hopeful" that the regeneration of the town centre and the
lottery-funded overhaul of Marine Cove will both be a success.
55, is retiring after a 33 year career in local government which
also included a spell at Wandsworth Council in London. She joined
Sedgemoor District Council in 1998. She is retiring to give more
support to her family.
also played a key role in finding funding for the River Brue cycle
path between Burnham and Highbridge, overseeing the creation of
a pathway around Apex Park, and most recently has been overseeing
the search for a new owner for Burnham's Princess Hall.