and Highbridge groups given £14,000 boost by Town Council
and Highbridge town councillors have this week approved over £14,000
of grants to community groups in the two towns.
of the Town Council considered seven applications for grants during
their meeting on Monday (October 1st) and then presented the cheques
to the organisations.
Chamber of Trade is to receive £4,000 towards the cost of
this year's Christmas Lights display in Burnham town centre and
its festive switch-on event in November.
Chamber of Trade is to receive £3,174 towards the cost of
its smaller festive lights display and switch-on event.
Burnham and Highbridge Cultural Arts Development Society (CADS),
which holds music events in Burnham's Manor Gardens, is to receive
£3,775 towards the cost of three 2019 outdoor music events.
Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) for Sedgemoor is to receive £2,700
towards the cost of providing its service in the Burnham-On-Sea
Sedgemoor Community Partnership is to receive £2,500 towards
the cost of Highbridge's Morland Hall.
Search and Rescue received £495 towards the costs of the recent
rescue services day sound system, and the West of England MS Therapy
Centre received £300 towards its work.
stressed that they are keen to encourage local groups to seek grants
from other funding organisations alongside the Town Council to share