town centre is 'blooming' again for summer season
town centre has been given an extra dash of colour this week as
scores of hanging baskets went up for the summer season and in time
for judging of the Britain In Bloom competition.
group Burnham In Bloom installed flower baskets along the High Street
and side streets on Thursday evenoing (June 1st).
Perrett, Chairman of the group, told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We've
installed a record number of 28 hanging bakets in the town centre
this week, which will be in place through the summer until September,
help to brighten up our town centre throughout the busy tourist
season and will also be in place for the Britain In Bloom judges."
we first reported here,
Burnham-On-Sea is entering the prestigious Britain In Bloom competition
in 2017 for
the first time in six years.
judges are due to assess the town centre over the coming weeks with
a formal visit scheduled for July.
Perrett thanked Burnham Highbridge Town Council for their "kind
financial support" in helping to fund the flower display this
added that Sherwood Maintenance has helped to install the flower
baskets in Burnham this week. Burnham's Hillview Carnival Club has
been contracted to water the flower baskets three times a week throughout
the summer season.
flower baskets have been installed alongside new 'welcome to Burnham'
banners which were funded from the Tesco town centre regeneration
Top, Phil Sherwood, Dave Perrett, Callum Butt and James Hallam installing
the flowers and, above, Dave with the blooms in the background