Burnham and Highbridge's best Christmas lights are announced
winners of Burnham and Highbridge's annual Christmas lights competition
have been announced this week.
councillors Pat Burge and Tom Nicholls, right, visited
scores of displays across the two towns before picking the winners.
Burnham-On-Sea, the best house award goes to Sally Cornish at
40 Love Lane (pictured right) while the runner-up is Barbara Morgan
at 1 St Christopher Way.
Highbridge, the best house award goes to Sharon Bowcott at 25
Smith Way with the runner-up Gemma Baillie at 6 Mallard Place.
award for the best group of illuminated houses was a difficult
choice this year, said the judges.
won the joint entry for the past three years, Trinity Close put
on another spectacular display again this year, and we would like
to recognise the community spirit and charity fundraising from
residents there," said Cllr Nicholls.
"However, this year we were looking to encourage other joint
entries and are pleased to announce that the winner is 6 and 8
Stoneleigh Close, who created a winning entry that captured the
spirit of Christmas."
place in the best-decorated business category, judged by Cllr
Dennis Davey with Town Centre Manager Bev Milner Simonds, pictured
top, has gone to Flowers & Things at 55 The High Street
while the runner-up is Highbridge DIY in Highbridge's Market Street,
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We were impressed with the quality
of business displays - it's great to see our local shops putting
in so much effort and helping to help add to the festive feel
in the town centre."
winners will be invited to the January Town Projects meeting on
Monday 19th January 2015 where they will be presented with cups
Nicholls added: "We have been impressed by the entries this
year, which were up on last year but there are a lot more beautifully
decorated homes that do not register for the competition. If you
know a neighbour or a friend who enjoys decorating their residence
at Christmas why not suggest they join in the Town Council competition
festive Flowers and Things windows in Burnham impressed the judges
Burnham-On-Sea, the best house award goes to 40 Love Lane