Awards presented to Highbridge In Bloom winners
Dozens of people filled Highbridge Community Hall on
Saturday evening (October 8th) for the town's annual Highbridge
In Bloom awards presentation night.
and trophies were handed out by Burnham and Highbridge's Deputy
Mayor Ken Smout and his wife, Janet, plus Sedgemoor
District Council's Vice Chairman, Cllr Peter Downing.
'It's Your Neighbourhood' certificates were presented by South
West in Bloom judge Tony Moore - with the winners being Friends
of Apex Park, Friends of Fairdean Road & Clover Way, General
Higgins House, Southwell Crescent Residents and Morland Residents
also presented the South West In Bloom Chairman's Discretionary
Award Certificate and trophy for Highbridge Station to Peter Ernest
on behalf of Severnsidetrack, adding that it was the cleanest
station he had ever seen!
Mayor's Cup was awarded for a second year to Highbridge Dreamscheme,
while Highbridge Chamber of Trade's trophy for the best commercial
display was awarded to Russell Chedzoy of Bay Tree Upholstery.
other winners were Arthur Burridge, Marky Akers, Morland Social
Club, Mr D Emery, G Swatbridge and Colin Selway, John Shattock,
S Florev, Marion Wright, Paul Hocken, C Picton, Colin Selway,
Phil Bawden, T Searle, Mr Neale, A Rogers and Shirley Adams.
The children's winners were Mya Carey, Chloe Bushell, Maggie Horton,
Rowan Musby-Frost, Stephanie Archer, Louis Cox, Carrie Simpson,
Jake Richards, Kassara Parkes, Cameron Blackmore, Naomi Brown, Nancy
Woods and Hannah Murdoch.
Lyes from Highbridge In Bloom told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "It
was a superb evening and the Highbridge In Bloom team thank everyone
who attended. Special thanks go to Cllr Ken Smout and his wife
plus the Vice Chairman of Sedgemoor District Council Cllr Peter
"Our grateful thanks also go to all our sponsors - particularly
Isleport Foods of Highbridge who sponsored the evening for us."
Pictured: The winners with their trophies and certificates
during Saturday's ceremony in Highbridge Community Centre (Photos
- Mike Lang)