rescues 'homeless' Burnham carnival club
Hillview Carnival Club has been rescued from becoming 'homeless'
- thanks to a local businessman coming forward to help.
Rickards, the owner of Burnham Waste, has this week given the
go-ahead for the club to use a large sheltered area on his site
in Highbridge to build the cart, much to the relief of club members.
first reported here,
the club has been desperately searching for a new location to
build its cart in its 40th anniversary year. It was previously
based at Woodberry Brothers & Haines.
Bishop, Hillview's Chairman, told Burnham-On-Sea.com last night:
"We're delighted that Terry Rickards, the owner of Burnham
Waste, has generously come forward to help."
is fantastic news for the club, especially in our 40th year. Terry
has always been a great supporter of us and other community groups,
such as the boxing club, and we're very grateful to him for the
added: "It's such a relief to have a new home to build our
cart after a difficult few months."
said that the club's members are now looking forward to working
on their 40th anniversary entry in time for this November's carnival
have a great team of volunteers ready to help but we are still
appealing for more helpers to come forward and anyone who can
help should contact us via this website here."