hotel handed £800 grant for staff cycle scheme
Burnham-On-Sea hotel has been given £800 of council grant
funding towards the cost of new bicycles for its staff to promote
Royal Clarence Hotel on The Esplanade has purchased the new bikes
using an £800 Community Health Fund Grant received from
Sedgemoor District Council.
Sedgemoor spokeswoman told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We are delighted
to have awarded over £10,000 to ten local health-related
projects across the district including the £800 awarded
to this project."
is committed to working with partner organisations, businesses
and community groups to help our communities live a healthy lifestyle."
hotel's Paul Chatwin added: "I'd like to say how honoured
The Royal Clarence Hotel are to be awarded grant funding from
the Sedgemoor Community Health Fund budget. The £800 award,
added to our own contribution of £400, has enabled us to
purchase eight bicycles for our staff, together with suitable
safety gear. Rather than continue to use their car or a taxi to
get to/from work, they have committed to using their bicycles."
will, over the coming months, lead to a more healthy lifestyle
when staff begin using their bikes socially as well as to commute.
An added bonus is the lower pollution from abandoning their car
transport, plus some extra parking spaces freed up around the
The council's Health Promotion Officer alongside staff from The
Royal Clarence Hotel with the new bikes they purchased with the
£800 Community Health Fund Grant