councillor hands £4,000 boost to new health care centre
County Councillor Peter Burridge-Clayton has given a new care
centre in the town a financial boost this week.
has presented £4,000 from Somerset County Council's health
and wellbeing fund to The Care Centre, which recently opened in
Smith and Gaynor Brown of The Care Centre are pictured receiving
the cheque for £4,000 from Peter.
said the cash will be used to help provide help and support to
cancer, mental health and dementia sufferers in Burnham through
self help, information, experience, relaxation, therapies, counselling
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "I am delighted to be able to give
some funding from the County Council's health and wellbeing budget
for this very worthy cause. The Care Centre provides excellent
services and support, and is also a focal point for many user
groups in our towns. I have been very impressed with the enthusiasm
and determination from all those involved in setting up the centre
and I am sure it will go from strength to strength."
thanked him for the donation, adding: "This means our doors
will be open for a year at least. One in three people will get
a cancer diagnosis during our lifetime and there are now many
thousands of us surviving and living very full lives."
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Top, Julianna Smith and Gaynor Brown of The Care Centre receiving
the cheque for £4,000 from Somerset County Councillor Peter
Burridge-Clayton; above, the team providing help and advice