Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge lights displays announced
winners of Burnham and Highbridge's annual Christmas lights competition
were announced on Friday (December 23rd).
councillors Ken Smout, Dennis Davey, Pat Burge and Tom Nicholls
have visited dozens of displays across the towns this week before
picking the winners.
Burnham-On-Sea, the best overall house award goes to Mike Perrin
of 7 Wilde Close (pictured right at his lighting
up ceremony) while the runner-up is Keith Mitchell of 20 Winchester
award for the best group of illuminated houses has gone to the
homes of Trinity Close, whose display recently appeared on national
TV, as featured here.
Highbridge, the Best Individual House award goes to J Day of 54
Poplar Estate, while the runner-up is R. Gribbon of 3 Donston
Road. The best group of Highbridge houses was won by 75 and 76
place in the best-decorated business category is the Secret World
charity shop of Victoria Street, Burnham while the runner-up is
Central Hair Studio of Abingdon Street.
Wood, who runs the Secret World Shop, which has a Narnia theme
this year, told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We're delighted to have
won - a lot of effort and thought goes into making our window
display different each year. We try to come up with something
original each year."
years prizes will be presented to the winners at the January
Town Council Meeting on Monday, 9th January 2012 at 6.45pm.
Top, Carol Wood at Burnham's Secret World Charity Shop won the
business competition while Mike Perrin, centre, was pleased to
win the best individual display in Burnham and, above, Keith Mitchell