Winner announced of competition to promote shopping in Burnham
winner of a competition held in Burnham-On-Sea to mark National
Independent Retailers Month has been announced.
Town Team and Chamber of Trade linked up to organise the contest,
which ran throughout July, to highlight the large number of independent
shops in the town.
were invited to enter the competition by identifying the logos
of Burnham's independent shops.
traders pledged shopping vouchers worth £470, which have
been given to the overall winner of the competition, 12 year-old
Cerys Thomas from Berrow.
youngster said she was "really pleased" to have the
contest when she attended a short ceremony to receive her prize
on Saturday (August 10th) from town crier Alistair Murray and
the Town Team's Linda Bullimore, as pictured here.
competition encouraged shoppers to visit Burnham's independent
retailers and have a bit of fun too identifying the logos,"
said Linda. "We had a good response and thank everyone who
took part or supported the contest."
contest was part-sponsored by Burnham-On-Sea.com.
and traders supporting the event were as follows: Abingdon Street
offered Off your head Barbers and Nick Tolley Photographer, following
into Pier street for BOS Hair Colour Specialists, From the High
Street Inspirations; Burnham-On-Sea Goldsmiths; Homehardware
& DIY; MI Games; Tickle your Taste Buds; G.W. Hurley; Sweet
Shack; Meyrick Opticians; Caboodle; Bessies Sweet Shoppe; Fone
House; Sentiments and Material Needs. College Street gave us A.O.B.;
Regent Streets floral option Rosemarys Florist
and Victoria Streets bounty includes The Crafty Tea Cup;
Grandmas Attic; Burnham Printing and Stationers; Seabreeze;
Bos Interiors and Waves and Shades.