Burnham-On-Sea's Hillview Carnival Club holds awards night
than 100 members and supporters of Burnham-On-Sea's Hillview Carnival
Club attended the group's annual presentation night on Saturday
Chairman Duncan Britton and founder Mary Nicholson handed out awards
and certificates to dozens of members at the town's BASC clubhouse.
event recognised their hard work over the past year, which culminated
when last year's space-themed float, called 'Reach 4 The Stars',
won second place overall in the county juvenile category.
thanked the club's members for their "amazing support and dedication",
along with the club's many supporters and sponsors.
were presented to the children who performed on the club's float.
Tthe Chairman's Choice award went jointly to Charmaine Baker and
Callum Butt, above.
other winners were most promising: Ryan Morgan, carnival spirit:
Jake White, best girls: Sian Fisher and Lauren James, best boy:
Jack Britton, best all-rounder: Jess Buck, best newcomers: Alfie
Prosser and Teagan Black, most improved: Lacey and Leah, kids choice:
Megan Carpenter, best fundraiser: Charmaine Baker, and co-ordinators
choice: Lottie Nicholson.
the evening, the club also handed over a cheque for £600 to
Cancer Research UK, pictured below, taking its overall total raised
for the charity to £4,366 since 2008.
of the children were also presented with certificates for completing
an ASDAN course (Activities and Peer Tutoring Short Course) over
the past year. It recognises the wide range of skills they have
developed through fundraising and taking part in the carnivals.
children, pictured below, put together a portfolio including photographs,
witness statements, news articles and activity logs to provide evidence
of their achievements. Those completing the course were Bradley,
Jack, Luke, Lauren, Ryan and Sian.
Hillview's youngsters were presented with certificates for their
White with his son Jake, who won the 'carnival spirit trophy'
season ends on high for Burnham-On-Sea's Hillview Carnival Club