cash injection announced for six Burnham-On-Sea groups
groups across the Burnham-On-Sea area are this week celebrating
a big cash windfall.
District Council has announced that six groups are to receive
almost £90,000 of RLT3 funding, which comes from the local
housing developers' contributions.
(Burnham Association of Sports Clubs) is to receive a bumper £78,587.26
towards the cost of building a new spectators grandstand, replacing
the existing one.
current one is unsafe and doesn't shelter spectators from the
weather. The funding will also fund new footpath links to the
new grandstand, existing car park and clubhouse," said a
Huntspill Sports Pavilion will get £8,000. East Huntspill
Sports Pavilion has recently successfully built a block of changing
facilities for users of their sports pitches and the funds will
be used specifically for sewerage improvements.
Sedgemoor Local History Group, which is based in Burnham, will
receive £896 towards the cost of installing new historical
rail buffers in the town. The buffers will be the starting point
for a proposed heritage trail, due to launch in August.
Hockey Club is to receive £750 and the funding will be used
to enable the team to purchase an away kit. They are also looking
to purchase extra equipment to enable more specific training.
Senior Citizen Liaison Team (SCLT) will also receive £589.23
to provide crime prevention and victim support services which
are tailored for the growing older adult community across the
The Windows Carers Group, also based in Burnham, will get £200.
This weekly meeting group for carers and is organising a day trip
and lunch for members.