Published: July 24, 2012
In photos: Commemorative clock for 'father of the village hall' unveiled

A commemorative clock was unveiled in memory of a popular East Huntspill villager during a ceremony in front of hundreds of residents on Saturday evening (July 21st).

The new digital clock was launched above the entrance to the village hall in memory of Ray Puddy, who died in January, and was known as the 'father of the village hall.'

Dave Barlow, village hall committee member, told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "If it hadn't been for Ray, this wonderful hall wouldn't be here today. He was the driving force behind getting it built which is why we wanted to do something special to remember him."

Ray's widow, Mary, was among 500 residents, family and friends at the ceremony, which was held during an outdoor event. Mary, who is now Chairman of the Village Hall Committee, said she was "deeply touched" by the support.

Villagers applauding as the new clock was unveiled in East Huntspill

Mary Puddy and her family at Saturday's unveiling of the new clock

Stalls and entertainment were available during the evening to mark the Jubilee

Parish councillors and villagers joined in the celebrations on a sunny evening

 


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