groups receive over £12,000 of council grant funding
than £12,000 of grant funding has been handed to community
groups in the Burnham-On-Sea area this week.
and Highbridge Town Councillors gave the go-ahead to nine applications
for £12,170 of grant funding at its latest meeting this
Advice Sedgemoor received £2,700 towards the cost of supplying
its services in the Burnham and Highbridge area.
Area Youth Centre received £2,500, Burnham & District
In Bloom Committee received £750, the Vale of Avalon Vintage
Vehicle Run received £400 and Burnham's Sea Dogs Festival
Mendip Community Transport received £1,000 and Burnham-on-Sea
& Highbridge Town Twinning Association received £100.
Food and Drink Festival received a grant of £1,800 after
town councillors heard from organisers Bev and Sarah Milner Simonds
and festival supporters Alex Turco, Neil Brewer and Juliette Franese.
further application from BOS Events was awarded £2,520 towards
the costs of it holding a series of community events in Burnham-On-Sea
through the year.