In conjunction with the Chamber of Trade and The independent Retailer, The Town Team are pleased to release the news of a Competition depicting the distorted/portion pictures of shop signs of 24 Traders in the Town. This has been set up in competition form for the identification of the shop and its’ location in the town by the public.
THE WHOLE MONTH OF JULY
With a www.burnham-on-sea.com sponsored print-out available from the tourism office on the Esplanade and handouts being made by the Meet and Greet personnel (Purple People) of the Town Team from 1st July 2013. Completed entry forms can be deposited at G.W Hurley News Agents in the High Street – there is no age limitation for taking part and multiple entries may also be made.
WINNER TAKES ALL
The participating Traders have pledged an amount each towards the prize to be spent in the those stores in the town. The total amount pledged is £470, the one winner of this competition will receive a specially printed book of vouchers, valid to 31st October 2013. “That’s some shopping Trip”!
The purpose of Independent Retailer Month is to:
Impact! To benefit the independent retail sector with relevant support, advice and expertise.
Connect! To link consumers and communities with local retailers, reminding them of the benefits of shopping local.
Engage! To spread the word via business organisations, associations and networks to demonstrate the importance of independent retail to the local economies they trade within and the communities they serve.
BURNHAM-ON-SEA is the only Town in Somerset to be taking advantage of this National Initiative. “Believe in Burnham”
This press release was provided by Linda Bullimore, Burnham-on-Sea Town team. For more information contact Linda on 01278 787719.