February 22, 2011
photos: MP officially launches Burnham-On-Sea Dreamscheme
Almost 50 youngsters attended the launch of Burnham-On-Sea's long-awaited
Dreamscheme on Tuesday (February 22nd).
The new organisation was officially opened by Burnham's MP, Tessa
Munt, during a celebration at the town's BAY Centre in Cassis
the launch, the young people were able to identify the community-based
projects they would like to complete, such as litter picks, and
also choose the rewards they will receive, typically fun days
Burnham Lions gave the new group a generous donation of £500
during Tuesday's launch.
Dreamscheme leader John Alexander told Burnham-On-Sea.com he was
delighted with how the day had gone, adding: "I would like
to thank Tessa Munt for coming along and supporting the initiative
and all the Dreamscheme volunteers for making the day a resounding
"Finally, the biggest thank you goes to the young people
for coming along in the first place. Without them, there would
be no Dreamscheme."
The next meeting of the Dreamscheme will be during the Easter
school holidays, details of which will follow on Burnham-On-Sea.com
nearer the time.