and Highbridge Xmas lights contest winners receive prizes
may be a distant memory, but the winners of Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge's
festive lights competition have received their prizes this week.
town's Mayor Cllr Bill Hancock presented awards to the owners of
the best decorated homes during this week's Town Council meeting.
councillors Peter Clayton and Victoria Weavell visited scores of
homes across the two towns before picking the winners in December.
Burnham, first prize went to Ron Brown at 42 & 44 Broadhurst
Gardens; while second place goes to Matthew Ellis of Banstead, Brent
Highbridge, Tina Bale of 54 Poplar Estate won first place while
Darren Bird of 25 South Avenue was second.
prize for the shared entry went to Mountbatten Close in Burnham-On-Sea
while No 14 Mountbatten Close was highly commended.
prize for the best-decorated shop window in Burnham, judged by Burnham
Chamber of Trade, went to Flowers & Things in The High Street.
Highly commended were Central Hair Studio of Abingdon Street, and
The Royal British Legion in Victoria Street.
prize for the best-decorated shop window in Highbridge, judged by
Highbridge Chamber of Trade, went to Sandra's Hairdressers; while
highly commended were St Margaret's Hospice in Market Street and
Mike Jones TV Services in Church Street.
Mayor told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "There were some superb entries
that brought plenty of extra colour to the towns over the festive
season - thank you to everyone who took part."