February 17, 2009
Travelling fundraiser stops
off at Burnham during bus journey around UK
pensioner from Brighton who is using his free bus pass to travel
around the UK while raising funds for the RNLI visited Burnham-On-Sea
Walton, who is lifeboat Sea Safety Officer for Newhaven and Brighton,
is making his journey around the country between 30th January
and 23rd February.
will be promoting sea safety while raising funds for the lifeboat
service over the month-long trip.
arrived at Burnham lifeboat station in Pier Street on Friday,
where he was treated to tea and biscuits by station personnel
and had dinner with Sea Safety Officer Chris Spencer.
said: "I have completed approximately two thirds of my trip,
having travelled approximately 1,400 miles, and have received
much hospitality along the way."
can follow Bills progress online here.
above is Bill with Chris Spencer adjacent to Kays Cart,
the station specialized launching tractor.