December 18, 2017
Burnham-On-Sea Trinity Close lights raise £3,200 for charity so far

A Burnham-On-Sea cul-de-sac's stunning display of over 100,000 Christmas lights - dubbed 'Britain's most festive street' - has raised over £3,200 for charity in its first two weeks.

Crowds of visitors have been heading to the Trinity Close display and have dug deep for this year's charities, raising £3,201 by the end of the second week, on Friday, for BARB Search & Rescue and cancer support charity PETAL: The Christine Woodberry Memorial Trust.

Resident Roger Flower told "It has continued to be busy, with large numbers of visitors coming to see this year's lights display."

He added: "Extra traffic cones to restrict parking are in place at the suggestion of Somerset Highways, the Police and the district council, and we are pleased to see these have been heeded."

"We are encouraging visitors to walk in and enjoy the lights without parking at Trinity Close or in Berrow Road."

Residents have decorated their homes, gardens and walls with colourful twinkling lights, and the display is lit each night from 4.30pm-10pm until early January.

Last Christmas, the five-week display in Trinity Close raised a record sum of £13,329 for charity and visitors are being encouraged to make donations in the collection box.


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