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September 26, 2004
Burnham-On-Sea hovercraft group appeals for a new mechanic

A new mechanic is needed by the team who run Burnham's hovercraftThe team behind Burnham-On-Sea's rescue hovercraft service are appealing for a qualified mechanic to come forward to help maintain the group's life-saving vehicles.

The BARB group wants a mechanic to assist with maintenance of the hovercraft, a 4x4 towing vehicle and a tractor at the Burnham station.

Alan Miller, BARB hovercraft chairman, said: "The person needs to be able to work on petrol and diesel engines, preferably as a volunteer, for approximately 2-3 hours each month."

The BARB Rescue Hovercraft group has a 2 litre engine on its Challenger Mitsubishi towing vehicle, a 1.8 litre Honda Rover engine on the rescue hovercraft, plus a Briggs Stratton 20 horse power engine.

Anyone who can help should contact Alan Miller on 07711 824703.

Read more news on the BARB Web site home page


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