and Highbridge Christmas lights contest winners announced
winners of Burnham and Highbridge's annual Christmas lights competition
have been announced this weekend.
councillors Pat Burge, Tom Nicholls, Dennis Davey (right) and
Kate Lawson have visited scores of displays across the two towns
before picking the winners.
In Burnham-On-Sea, the best house award goes to 1 St Christopher's
Way (pictured above) while the runner-up is 9 Ashcott Place.
In Highbridge, the best house award goes to 25 Smith Way with
the runner-up is 26 North Avenue.
place in the best-decorated business category, judged by Cllr
Dennis Davey, has gone to Highbridge DIY in Market Street while
Secret World in Burnham's Victoria Street is the runner-up.
award for the best group of illuminated houses has gone to the
homes of Burnham's Trinity Close, pictured right.
Nicholls told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We have been impressed
by the quality of the entires in this year's competition. There
were some very good new entries and the regular competitors improved
on their already high standard from previous years. The
only disappointment was that there weren't more entries."
prizes will be awarded for best individual display (£25,
cup and certificate), runner-up individual display (£10
and certificate), best group entry (shared shield and certificates).
is also a prize for the best business window (£20, cup and
certificate) and runner-up business (£10, cup and certificate).
The prizes will be presented at the next Town Council meeting
Monday 3rd February.
First place in the best-decorated business category is Highbridge
In Highbridge, the best house award goes to 25 Smith Way