photos: Burnham-On-Sea's new shopping guide launched
Over 100 businesses across Burnham-On-Sea have supported
the launch of the town's brand new shopping guide, which was formally
unveiled by the Chamber of Trade on Thursday evening (September
introduction of the third edition of the updated pocket-sized
booklet, pictured here, was marked with a special event attended
by Chamber members, local traders and town councillors.
copies of the free guide - which provides an A-Z list of Burnham's
independent shops - have been printed and soon they
will be distributed to homes across the town plus local shops,
pubs, holiday parks, libraries and the tourist information centre.
The Chamber of Trade's Chairman, Rhonda Mills, told Burnham-On-Sea.com
at Thursday's launch: "We are delighted with the support
shown by local traders in making this third edition possible."
"The Chamber of Trade is here to help local businesses and
the new guide shows how superb Burnham is to shop. When we all
work together, we can collectively benefit each other's businesses,
as well as the town as a whole."
of people attended Thursday's launch, during which Burnham artist
Judith Champion, who compiled the artwork for the new guide, presented
drawings of each business to those present.
has firmly supported the new guide and an electronic version of
the guide will be available online soon.
top are members of Burnham-On-Sea's Chamber of Trade committee
- Phil Hemming, Christine Redman, Deputy Chairman Tom Ashton,
Chairman Rhonda Mills, Jerome Andrew and Steve Spaven - at Thursday's
30 people attended a function in the Community Centre to mark
artist Judith Champion and Cllr Eric Gill presented a drawing
of Burnham's Cottage Cafe, which is featured in the new guide,
to owners Ricky Baillie and Gemma Collins
A drawing of Brean's Pontins holiday park - which is also featured
in the booklet - was handed to manager Mike Ford
Chamber of Trade's Rhonda Mills and Vicky Duke compiled the new
Andrew from JD's Home Comforts receiving his drawing during the
Burnham Chamber of Trade official website