tourism boss in Burnham receives MBE in New Year Honours
Burnham-On-Sea resident Bob Nicholson has been awarded an MBE
in the Queen's New Year Honours list, announced on Saturday (December
pictured, has received the award for his services to tourism after
serving as the Chairman of Somerset Tourism Association.
Bob, who stepped down from the role last year after 25 years in
the role, is said to be deeply honoured by the recognition.
oversaw the creation of the Somerset Tourism Association from
its humble beginnings as the smaller Sedgemoor Tourism Association.
From his base in Brean, he worked hard to promote the Burnham-On-Sea
area to tourists over a quarter of a century.
who lives on Burnham's Esplanade, was also recognised locally
when he was presented with a Burnham and Highbridge Civic Award
in 2008, as featured here.