Mayor switches on Highbridge's Christmas lights
Christmas lights were formally switched on by the town's Mayor
on Friday evening (December 7th).
group of residents and town councillors gathered outside the Community
Centre in Market Street to watch the ceremony, led by Mayor Ken
Smout, as pictured.
Chamber of Trade Chairman Mike Murphy, who organises the lights
each year, told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "There are 66 lights
and Christmas trees in place across the town centre - it's a good
display again this year and we have had great support from Highbridge's
added that lights have also been installed next to the new town
clock in Jubilee Gardens and along Church Street.
town's Christmas tree, located besides the Frank Foley statue,
has been supplied by the Town Council and was also formally lit
up on Friday night.
grant was recently awarded to Highbridge Chamber of Trade by the
council towards the replacement of its Christmas lights and new
ones are due to be unveiled in 2013.