May 12, 2006
the crew behind Burnham's Hovercraft at Sanders Garden World
to Sanders Garden World will be able to meet the team behind the
Spirit of Lelaina hovercraft (pictured) on Friday May 12th, Saturday
May 13th and Sunday May 14th.
of the crew will bring the hovercraft, which is named after five-year-old
Lelaina Hall who died after getting stuck on the mudflats at Berrow
in 2002, to the Brent Knoll garden centre to be displayed in Garden
World's new Village Square area.
spokesman for BARB, the charity that rus the group, said: "The
Burnham hovercraft has been in operation for two years and in
that time has rescued and helped more than 90 people along the
the weekend, visitors will be able to look around and see inside
of the hovercraft's crew members will be on hand to meet customers
and tell them more about the vital life-saving work we do. We
will also have several display boards on show, displaying photos
of rescues we have performed and press coverage of them."
should be aware that we may need to leave the garden centre at
any time during the weekend as we are a rescue service and we
may be called away at a moment's notice. Emergency call-outs often
happen when we least expect them."
Hovercraft Web site