photos: First bike night in Burnham-On-Sea raises
The first in a series of summer motorbike nights was held in Burnham-On-Sea
on Tuesday night (May 7th).
100 bikers gathered at the top end of Burnham's Morrisons car
park to raise money for local good causes.
Mayor, Cllr Ken Smout, and new Town Crier, Alistair Murray, were
on hand to welcome the bikers, who are gathering in the town every
Tuesday night over the summer.
of Burnham Town Team were also among the marshalls helping to
collect donations from the public and bikers.
of the organisers, Dennis Perks, told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We
were pleased with the turnout for our first event - it was a good
evening and we look forward to welcoming more riders along next
bikers arrive from around 6pm each Tuesday and each biker makes
a donation of £1, with the proceeds going to local charities
plus the memorial fund set up in memory of Dylan Cecil, the four
year-old boy who died after falling from the town's jetty last
year. The bike nights will be held each Tuesday until Sunday September
1st. Members of the public are encouraged to come along.