Civic Award Recipients 2019

Janet Chalmers

Founded the 'Knit & Natter group at St. Andrews Church

Secretary to Mothers Union group for 23 yrs

Involved with Girl Guides and Granny Guides

Volunteer at Abbeyfield for 23 yrs.

Dom Gregory

Commanding Officer at TS Dulverton – Burnham & Highbridge Sea Cadets

Involved with Sea Cadets for a number of years taking over as CO 3 years ago

Highly respected within the unit and also by other units in the area

David Parsons

Involved with RNLI for over 16 years – currently as Tractor Driver and assisting treasurer

Also Chairman & Treasurer of Burnham Allotment Holders Association for over 28 yrs.

Bernard Spilsbury

Involved with Friends of Burnham War Memorial Hospital for over 10 yrs. – last 3 as Chairman.

Also involved with the King Alfred Concert Band for over 10 yrs.


  • A large number of nominations for Civic Awards received this year
  • Very encouraging that there are so many people within the community doing so much for others – often with little or no recognition
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