collected during rain-soaked seafront fireworks in Burnham
Rotary Club has thanked the spectators at last Sunday's rain-soaked
seafront fireworks for donating almost £1,300.
club oversees the collection at the annual event, which went ahead
despite torrential rain, as we featured
Ashley Edwards told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The sum of £1,298
was collected, despite the rain and reduced number of spectators."
amount, less £90 expenses, will be shared as usual on a
60/40 basis between the Rotary Club and Burnham on Sea and Highbridge
Town Council, to support their respective local charities."
added: "We are most grateful to all our collectors, especially
the army cadets, who assisted us on the very damp evening."
club is the official collector and has a Sedgemoor District Council
Street Collection Permit.