and Highbridge's best Christmas lights are announced
winners of Burnham and Highbridge's annual Christmas lights competition
have been announced this week.
councillors councillors Paul Young and Martin Cox visited scores
of displays across the two towns before picking the winners.
Burnham-On-Sea, the best house award goes to Andy Gardner at 10
Rectory Road (pictured above) who is the brother of Nick Gardner
who is one of the organisers of the huge display at nearby Trinity
Close. The runner-up is Fay Donnellan at 52 Broadhurst Gardens,
Highbridge, the best house award goes to Sharon Bowcott at 25
Smith Way with the runner-up Darren Bird at 25 South Avenue.
place in the best-decorated business category, judged by Kate
Lawson and John Parkes has gone to Secret World in Burnham's Victoria
Street, while the runner-up is Back 2 Bikes at 15 Market Street
award for the best group of illuminated houses has gone to Wordsworth
Close in Burnham.
Rise has put on another spectacular display again this year, and
the judges would like to recognise the community spirit and charity
fundraising from them," added a council spokeswoman. "To
make the competition fair the Mayor will present them with a special
winners will be invited to the January Town Projects meeting on
Monday 18th January 2016 where they will be presented with cups
spokeswoman added: "The Town Council were pleased that there
were more entries than ever this year but our judges reported
there are a lot more beautifully decorated homes that do not register
for the competition. If you know a neighbour or a friend who enjoys
decorating their residence at Christmas why not suggest they join
in the Town Council competition. More information can be found
on Burnham-On-Sea.com each November."