Published: June 2, 2012
Town crier helps Burnham resident celebrate 100th birthday in style

A Burnham-On-Sea resident has celebrated her 100th birthday this week with a visit by the town crier.

Ruth Groves received a visit from Burnham's Town Crier Alistair Murray, pictured, to mark her special day.

"Ruth is such a lovely lady and was delighted to have her birthday celebrated with my visit," Alistair told

She opened her traditional card from The Queen while family and friends gathered to sing her happy birthday and cut a cake.

Pictured: Burnham's Town Crier Alistair Murray with birthday girl Ruth Groves, who celebrated her 100th birthday this week (pic Mike Lang)


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