club visit hits the target for Burnham's MP James Heappey
MP has tried his hand at archery during a visit to the Burnham
Company of Archers.
group welcomed MP James Heappey as their special guest to present
the awards their annual club championships held at the town's
was also invited to shoot several arrows at the target - and impressed
those watching with his accuracy at hitting the centre target.
Heappey presented awards to Overall Junior Champion Prodromos
Georgiou, Junior Girl Champion Molly Joyce, Junior Boy Champion
Prodromos Georgiou, Senior Champion Daniel Barritt.
medal winners were Dan Barritt, Prodromos Georgiou, Molly Joyce
and Jacob Tipper; Silver Medal Winners Chris Hole (Chairman),
Gary Orton and Ron Venables; and Bronze Medal Winners David Collins,
Andy Burgess, Paul Tipper, Natasha Riddle and Darragh Joyce.
The club's Claire Burgess told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The
event was a great success and it was fantastic to have our MP
along to present the awards and give it a go himself."
who is interested in taking part in a beginners archery course
in Burnham should get in contact at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Company of Archers was originally founded in the early seventies
as 'King Alfred's Bowmen'. In 1976/77 the club moved to its current
location at the BASC Ground and got its current name.