abseil gives Burnham's Hillview Carnival Club a £900 boost
brave Burnham-On-Sea pensioner who abseiled down Clifton Gorge
to raise funds for the town's Hillview Carnival Club has handed
over more than £900 to the group this week.
Nicholson, 80, helped to set up Hillview Carnival Club 41 years
ago and says she wanted to do something special to celebrate the
organisation's fourth decade.
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "My grandchildren gave me the abseil
down Clifton Gorge as a daring present for my 80th birthday and
I did it in August and loved it - I hope to do a wing walk next!"
have always been a bit of an intrepid person who loves challenges.
That's just me - it's the way I have always been!"
presented the sponsorshop fees to Hillview's Treasurer Lynn Burland
this week at Burnham's Lighthouse Inn alongside Bar Manager Mandy
club's young members also gathered there for one of their final
dress rehearsals before the carnival season gets underway this
Hillview Carnival Club will be showing its Christmas-themed float,
called 'It's A Cracker', featured a giant Santa and snowman plus
scores of festive-themed moving parts for the first time at Bridgwater
Carnival this Saturday and then Burnham-On-Sea
Carnival on Monday.