and Highbridge Carnival gives £4,500 boost to local groups
pot of £4,500 has been shared by fifteen good causes in
Burnham-On-Sea this week as the town's carnival committee handed
out the proceeds of last year's collection.
President Malcolm Borland and Carnival Treasurer John Hodgson
handed over the cheques at the Ritz Social Club to representatives
of those groups who helped with street collections at last November's
event, as pictured.
groups benefiting included Burnham
Lions (£1,800), Weston Lions (£100), Cheltenham Lions
(£100), Fei Lung Kwan (£300), PGH Schools (£200),
Round Table (£100), Home Start (£100), Oasis CC (£200),
Fostering Recruitment (£100), Burnham Community Centre (£150),
Burnham in Bloom (£100), Banwell Harriers (£100),
Rotary Club (£750), Total Conservation (£100) and
YHA Elloway (£300).
thanked the organisations for their support, adding: "We
are very grateful for the help of these local groups in assisting
us with collections, without whom we would not have a carnival.
We rely on volunteers for marshalling and collecting."