4, 2012 Burnham-On-Sea's
Ritz Cinema screens town's Mary Portas bid video
video which has been produced to promote Burnham-On-Sea's bid
win a share of £1million of Mary Portas regeneration funding
is being screened at the town's Ritz Cinema over the Easter holidays.
application for £99,000 from retail guru Mary Portas was
last Friday following several weeks of work by the recently-formed
Town Team (pictured).
bid includes a short promotional video featuring residents discussing
how they would like the town centre improved, interspersed with
clips of a group of free-runners passing through the town.
film's producer, Ben Metcalfe, told Burnham-On-Sea.com this week:
"The Ritz's owners, Pat and Beryl Scott, were keen to support
Burnham's bid and we are delighted they're showing our video before
their films over the Easter holiday."
"This will be great for helping us further raise
awareness and hopefully gather more supporters for the Town Team,
which is a public group."
Burnham's bid is successful, the £99,000 would be spent
on turning a 'vision' into reality of modernising the town and
turning it into a thriving shopping centre.
of which towns have been successful in securing funding is expected
to be announced over the next couple of months. Meanwhile, Burnham's
next Town Team meeting will be held on Tuesday 24th April when
all will be welcome.
video was compiled by Ben Metcalfe, Josh Randall and Richard Hall
- and features free-running traceurs Dave, Paul and Alex, several
residents, and Burnham's rescue hovercraft. The music is provided
by Vermin by kind permission.
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