world darts champ to get limo tour and civic reception today
special limousine tour through town and a civic reception is to
be held for Burnham-On-Sea's newly-crowned world darts champion
Gary Anderson today (Saturday, January 17th).
Gary beat the 16-time world champion Phil Taylor to become PDC
World Darts Champion earlier this month, delighting fans across
celebrate the accomplishment, Burnham and Highbridge's Mayor Martin
Cox is organising a special Civic Reception and limousine drive
through the two towns.
Mayor told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We're very proud of Gary,
who lives here in Burnham, and I want to recognise his tremendous
win with a limo tour and formal reception. All involved with darts
locally want to meet him and be a part of it."
will be driven through Burnham and Highbridge in
a white long-stretch limousine starting at 10.15am.
The limo will travel along the Frank Foley Parkway, travelling
into Highbridge along Church Street to the roundabout by the town
clock, then back along Church Street to the Asda roundabout.
there, it will drive along Burnham Road past King Alfred School
and then travel left into Marine Drive and up Pier Street. The
limo will go north along The Espanade into Vicarage Street and
along Victoria Street into the town centre, before travelling
the High Street to the Somerset & Dorset pub, then turning
into Abingdon Street and along Oxford Street to The Princess Theatre.
will be welcome to gather outside the theatre - and The Somerset
Skills and Learning Centre in Princess Street - where Gary will
greet them at around 10.45am.
50 people - including members of local darts teams and leagues
- have been invited to attend to attend the reception at The Princess