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Proudly supporting Pride

Somerset Council and its collections contractor SUEZ Recycling and Recovery are proud to be supporting this weekend’s Taunton Pride event.

Between them they will be helping to keep the event site clean and tidy by providing a recycling and rubbish service during Saturday’s extravaganza in Vivary Park.

The ‘in kind’ sponsorship was a suggestion from SUEZ staff, and Somerset Council is happy to get involved with the event which is expected to attract thousands.

Matt Canning, Contract Director from SUEZ recycling and recovery UK said: “We are proud to be supporting the event again this year by clearing the rubbish and recycling.

“Our brightly coloured ‘one community, one love’ lorry, that was specially designed last year, will be out and about again making collections. We’re so pleased to be able to help the rescheduled event and continue to strengthen our commitment to the community”.

Somerset Council’s Executive Member for Environment and Climate Change, Dixie Darch said: “It’s our priority to make sure Somerset remains a welcoming and caring community and we were happy to be asked to support the event.”

Rob Ewers on behalf of Taunton Pride CIC said: “SUEZ and Somerset Council have consistently supported Taunton Pride, including providing access to the park and our rescheduling to September. We are grateful to have them as part of our on-site team and know they are allies and safe, reliable partners.”

The day kicks-off with the now annual Pride parade through Taunton at 11.30am, followed by and afternoon of music, workshops and exhibitions from midday.

To book your tickets and for more information visit: https://tauntonpride.co.uk/

For information about careers with SUEZ visit careers.suez.co.uk/vacancies

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Grant Application Kings Coronation Form

The Coronation of His Majesty King Charles III will take place on Saturday 6th May 2023, with an additional bank holiday on Monday 8th May 2023.

We are keen to hear from groups/organisations in Burnham-on-Sea and Highbridge that are looking to celebrate the Coronation. The Town Council has £1500 available to allocate to events being organised to celebrate the Kings Coronation. The maximum grant to be allocated per event will be £500.

You must meet the following criteria for your application to be considered:

– The event will be open to all members of the public

– The event will be free of charge

– The event will take place within the Coronation weekend

– The event will take place within Burnham on Sea or Highbridge

 

Applications will close on Monday 6th March at midday. 

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What happens next....
Applications will be considered at the Finance and Resources Committee Meeting on Monday 13th March 2023. You will be notified after this date whether your application has been successful.
Burnham & Highbridge Town Council takes your privacy seriously and will only use your personal information for the purposes of contacting you about this grant. The Council’s privacy notice can be found here.

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