Burnham-on-Sea & Highbridge Town Council



The Prince of Wales Award

The Prince of Wales Award is for Organisations and Initiatives run by the Community for the Community, and is Supported by The Duchy of Cornwall with the Royal Bath and West of England Society.

The Prince of Wales award has been running for several years now.  It is intended for projects that are run by the people, for the people with the option for large and diverse parts of the community to become involved,and this year the judges would welcome applications from groups whose projects have made a difference to their Community during the pandemic.. 

The full criteria and the application form can be found on our website here.

Applications should be received by the closing date of Friday 24th March 2023.   All nominations are reviewed by a panel of judges and those chosen will then receive a short visit by the judges on April 17th 2023 before those shortlisted are invited to the first day of the Royal Bath & West Show

The winning project will be announced at the opening ceremony of the Show on June 1st .  They will be presented with a certificate and keep sake as well as a prize cheque of £1000 and will then be free to enjoy the Show for the rest of the day.

Previous winners have come from a diverse range of organisations and most recently have included the APE Project in Bristol, Kempley Produce Market and Stogumer Cricket Club. 

Phil Parry, Director of 2022 winners the APE Project said, “We are absolutely thrilled to have won this award. The grant will help support our work with disadvantaged children and will be spent on our amazing adventure playground, located in St Pauls, close to the centre of Bristol. It is so rewarding to have the hard work of our staff and volunteers recognised in this way – thank you so much!”

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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. 

Your organisation and contact details

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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