draws Easter raffle winners at new Burnham-On-Sea sweet shop
Mayor has this week shown his support for a new traditional sweet
shop in the town by drawing its Easter raffle.
Ken Smout drew the winning entries in a contest to win two giant
chocolate eggs at Bessie's Sweet Shoppe in The High Street.
draw, which raised funds for Burnham Lions, was won by local residents
Phil Hemming and Simon Shepherd.
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "I was delighted to come along and
support this new business in the town centre. I wish the shop
every success for the future which will help further add to the
vibrancy and range of products sold on our High Street."
added: "I also apologise for not attending the shop's formal
opening last Saturday. This was down to a simple break down in
communication within the council and I am sorry for this. After
many hundreds of successful Mayoral engagements over the past
year, I am sorry about this one."
recently reported here,
Burnham residents Les and Sue Barber have opened the new business
at 44 The High Street. Alongside jars of old-fashioned sweets
and seaside rock are locally-made chocolates, fudges and ice cream.