Burnham-On-Sea, Somerset

Published: March 23, 2006
'Worle-wind' tour of hovercraft station for local scout group

A group of scouts from Worle, near Weston-super-Mare, met some of the crew members who run Burnham-On-Sea's rescue hovercraft during a visit to the town.

The Worle Scout Group at Burnham's hovercraft stationA group of a dozen children from Second Worle Scout Group were shown around the hovercraft during a visit aimed at raising their awareness of the dangers that lie along our coastline.

The 11 and 12 year-olds listended intently to the safety tips and were interested to learn about the life-saving work of the hovercraft team.

Michelle Kendall, assistant scouter, said: "As a brand new scout group, this was our first outing - and it proved to be a very interesting one for us all. We hope to come back and raise money for the hovercraft in the future."


Burnham-On-Sea Hovercraft Web site


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