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Nick Gardner's Burnham winner. PHOTO: Jeff Searle

Festive lights in Burnham and Highbridge raise Christmas spirits

THE winners of the Burnham-on-Sea and Highbridge Christmas Lights Competition have been announced – with Nick Gardner of Trinity Close taking the honours in the Burnham section.

Cllr Dawn Carey, one of the judges, said, “Residents and businesses of Burnham-on-Sea and Highbridge have kept community spirits high by creating fabulous displays for everyone to enjoy.

“We are very grateful to all those who have designed the most amazing festive displays, thank you for brightening up our towns.”

Nick Gardner wins a £25 voucher for use at the Princess Theatre & Arts Centre while a £10 voucher for the same venue goes to runner-up Joshua Male of Barrie Way.

The winner in Highbridge is Darren Bird of South Avenue with Alison Withers of Worston Road taking the runners-up spot. They too will be receiving vouchers.

The competition was organised by the town council who also held a Christmas window competition for small businesses/shop fronts, which the chambers of trade were invited to judge.

Winners were Material Needs of High Street, Burnham and runners-up Dusicake of Oxford Street, Burnham. They will also receive vouchers.

Other displays in Trinity Close:

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