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Cash for community groups from Burnham and Highbridge Town Council
7:30pm Friday 11th January 2013 in News
GRANTS worth thousands of pounds have been handed out to community groups by Burnham and Highbridge Town Council.
Representatives from more than a dozen projects collected cheques for their schemes this week.
Among the groups to benefit is Burnham Choral Society, which has been granted £250 towards its programme of speakers and day trips.
Highbridge Festival of the Arts received £210 for ID badges and printing costs, while Highbridge Area Food Bank got £250 to help fit out its premises.
Highbridge in Bloom received £200 to go towards the Jubilee Gardens while Burnham Swimming Club received a grant of £500.
Burnham United FC Juniors received £300 to help pay for new mini goals while Burnham and Highbridge Stroke Club received £120 to go towards transport costs.
Highbridge and Burnham Carnival Association got £200 to buy new road signs while Monarchs Gymnastics Club got £750 for safety rigging.
Burnham and Highbridge Sea Cadet Unit received £250 to help repair its boat shed roof while the Vale of Avalon Vintage Vehicle Run received £350.
Finally, the Burnham and Highbridge ATe (290) received £200 to help its training and Burnham and Highbridge Community Association got £150 for new chairs.
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