August 31, 2009
Diamond Farm raises thousands for Burnham's BARB
busy summer of fundraising at a Brean holiday park has seen thousands
of pounds being raised for the charity which runs Burnham-On-Sea's
of events have been held throughout the holiday season at Diamond
Farm to raise money for BARB.
the past week, a sponsored hair-colouring session (pictured right)
has been held, in addition to a car boot sale, fundraising stalls
and a display of Christmas lights.
car and a motorbike have been raffled during August and Burnham-On-Sea's
Mayor and Mayoress, Derick and Christine Cooper, were the special
guests at Brean's Beachcomber Inn on Sunday night (August 30th)
to announce the winners.
car raffle alone has raised over £2,500 and Diamond Farm
will reveal later in September how much it has raised for charity
during the whole summer season.
Newell, one of the Diamond Farm organisers, said: "BARB does
an essential job along the coastline in this area. It's an excellent
cause and everyone is very happy here to raise funds any way we
Chairman Mark Newman said: "We are very grateful for the
superb fundraising support of everyone at Diamond Farm, who have
been very generous backers of BARB over many years."
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