June 26, 2011
Burnham-On-Sea Community Centre to open
Community Centre will be holding an open day on Saturday July
9th when its newly-refurbished facilities will be officially opened
after a major £150,000 project.
The centre in Berrow Road has been given a new lease of life
with a number of improvements, including enhancements to the kitchens,
toilets and the creation of a new community hub.
The special open day will be held from 1pm-4pm and will include
visits by Burnham and Highbridge's Mayor and Mayoress, Michael
and Maria Clarke, and Sedgemoor District Council's Chairman, Cllr
of the fundraisers who gave money to the project - such as Burnham
Model Railway Club (pictured above) and Viridor's
Landfill Communities Fund - will be in attendance.
Hindle, Chairman of Burnham and Highbridge Community Association,
which runs the centre, told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We're delighted
that the changes have all been completed at the newly-refurbished
building is the centre of the community for many people in Burnham.
It is home to 60 groups, attracting more than 1,500 visitors every
centre dates back to 1837 and is currently used by groups whose
subject matter ranges from arts and crafts to exercise and faith
(Top) John Langley from Burnham Model Rail Club presenting members
of Burnham and Highbridge Community Association with a £1,100
cheque towards the centre's modernisation