held to mark Highbridge Christmas lights switch-on
Christmas lights were formally switched on by the town's Deputy
Mayor last night (Saturday).
group of residents, councillors and MP Tessa Munt gathered outside
the Community Centre in Market Street for the gathering, led by
Deputy Mayor Pauline Pollard, as pictured.
Chamber of Trade Chairman Mike Murphy, who organises the lights
each year, told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We have over 65 lights
this year, including a smattering of new ones, along with Christmas
trees in place across the town centre."
a good display again and the Town Council has recently given us
funding that is being stored up to buy new lights for next year's
town's Christmas tree, located besides the Frank Foley statue,
has been supplied by Burnham and Highbridge Town Council and was
also formally lit up on Saturday night.
£2,500 grant was recently awarded to Highbridge Chamber
of Trade by the Town Council towards the replacement of the town's
Christmas lights and new ones are due to be unveiled in 2014.