£3,000 collected for charity at Burnham-On-Sea seafront
than £3,000 was collected for charity during Sunday night's
seafront fireworks in Burnham-On-Sea.
Rotary Club, the official collector at the event, said it was
grateful to all those who dig deep in their pockets to donate.
The club's President Ashley Edwards told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "£3,151
was collected from a record number of spectators."
amount, less £48 expenses, will be shared, as usual, on
a 60/40 basis between the Rotary Club and Burnham and Highbridge
Town Council, to support their respective local charities."
added: "We are most grateful for the generosity of spectators
and to all our collectors, especially the army cadets, who assisted
us on the evening."
crowd of over 5,000 people packed the seafront to watch the popular
display, which was boosted by mild weather.
watch Burnham-On-Sea seafront fireworks