December 15, 2010
of Burnham and Highbridge Xmas lights contest begins
of Burnham and Highbridge's annual Christmas lights competition
got underway on Wednesday evening (December 15th).
councillors Ken Smout and Phoebe Harling visited over 20 of the
best displays in the two towns over the course of several hours.
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "Judging has been difficult because
of the high standard - it's great to such a lot of effort being
put in. The displays really bring out the Christmas spirit among
added: "The standard has been very good - we've been greatly
impressed by the wide variety of lights and displays on show."
results of the competition, which is run by the Town Council,
will be announced during the next few days.
will be awarded in several categories covering private dwellings
(Burnham), private dwellings (Highbridge), best group of private
houses (one each for Burnham and Highbridge), best business or
shop (one prize for Burnham and Highbridge together).
Pictured are judges Ken Smout and Phoebe Harling assessing
Burnham and Highbridge's lights on Wednesday night