upgrade of village hall is celebrated near Burnham-On-Sea
village hall near Burnham-On-Sea has formally opened its £11,000
refurbishment this weekend.
ceremony has been held at Watchfield Hall to officially unveil
its new-look kitchen facilities, which have been funded by donations.
group received a £4,500 grant from Viridor and further funding
from the Parish Council and other groups.
ribbon cutting ceremony was led by John Thatcher, Vice Chairman
of the Parish Council, along with Keith Whitting, Chairman of
the Village Hall Committee, Cllr Jane Moreton representing Viridor
and Hall Treasurer Maureen Phillips, as pictured above.
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We are very grateful to Viridor,
without whose support the refurbishment would not have proceeded.
Village halls like this are so important in these day and age
when pubs, post offices and schools are being lost - it is brilliant
that our hall committee strive to keep it going and having this
superb new kitchen will make it easier to hold events here such
as the recent harvest supper."