birthday donation boosts funds for Burnham's BARB
owner of a Burnham-On-Sea fish and chip shop has donated hundreds
of pounds to a town charity after accepting donations from friends
and family instead of birthday presents.
Holman from Brit Chips recently celebrated his 60th birthday with
a function in Bridgwater attended by many scores of friends.
collection raised £370 for Burnham's BARB Search & Rescue
and a similar amount for St Margaret's Hospice.
said: "I was keen to support two charities where the money
would stay local - BARB and the hospice were clear choices. I
have long been a supporter of BARB and appreciate the work they
BARB spokesman said: "We are very grateful for Keith's kind
donation and thank him for his support of BARB over the years."