total of £11,678 raised by Burnham's Trinity Close Xmas
grand total of £11,678 was raised for charity by the residents
of a Burnham-On-Sea cul-de-sac whose sparkling display of over
100,000 twinkling Christmas lights has been dubbed 'Britain's
most festive street'.
the Trinity Close lights come down after a busy five week festive
season, the residents say they are delighted with the record amount
of visitors flocked to see the sparkling display, raising cash
for PETAL: The Christine Woodberry Memorial Trust and the Friends
of Burnham Hospital.
Nick Gardner, who is one of the residents who organises the display,
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "It was an exceptionally good festive
season and we are all very pleased with the final sum."
raise £11,688 for charity over the five weeks is incredible
- simply superb - and a big thank you goes from us all to those
who came along and supported us."
wet weather provided us with a few extra challenges, creating
several electrical shorts, but it didn't deter the visitors."