hands grant boost to Burnham-On-Sea rail heritage group
District Council has presented a cheque for £1,250 to Burnham-On-Sea
Railway Heritage Group to help fund history-themed projects in
Chairman of Sedgemoor District Council, Councillor Ian Dyer, was
thanked by Roger Miller, Secretary of the heritage group, in Old
Station Approach to acknowledge the financial contribution from
the district council.
grant from SDC has been a significant element in the success of
the Heritage Group in moving the project forward," said Roger.
old station was recently erected where the former excursion platform
was in Burnham, as pictured here.
initiative came about through the installation of the terminal
buffers last year and is expected to be followed soon by other
memorabilia for the interest of local people and visitors to the
January, £1,250 was awarded in grant funding by Sedgemoor,
subject to match funding being received by Burnham-on-Sea Railway
Heritage Group, as reported
here at the time.