Burnham-On-Sea, Somerset

Published: November 25, 2008
Caravan Club donates £1,400 to Burnham-On-Sea hovercraft charity

The Caravan Club of Great Britain has handed over a donation of almost £1,400 to the Burnham-On-Sea charity that runs the town's two life-saving hovercrafts.

BARB's secretary, Roger Flower, received a cheque for £1,395.23 from David Palmer, Chairman of the Somerset branch of the Caravan Club for Great Britain, during a presentation at Hugh Sexey's School in Blackford.

The donation follows a successful fundraising caravan rally, which was held earlier this year in Frome.

"We are very grateful for this generous donation," said Roger. "The funds will help towards the costs of training our volunteer crew and maintaining our two hovercrafts."

BARB, the Burnham Area Rescue Boat, is a 16-year-old charity funded entirely by donations. It operates the life-saving Spirit Of Lelaina and Light Of Elizabeth hovercrafts.

Pictured is BARB's Roger Flower with the Caravan Club's David Palmer


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