beach wins 'Grade A' status in national awards
quality of Burnham-On-Sea's beach has been praised
this week after it was given an 'A' grade in the 2010
Quality Coast Awards.
Britain Tidy, who oversee the annual awards, announced on Thursday
(May 13th) that 150 beaches across England had received Blue Flags
and Quality Coast Awards in recognition of their high quality
environment and facilities.
Burnham beach has missed out on a Blue Flag award, it has received
a sought-after Quality Coast Award.
presence of car parks, toilets and information centres, as well
as beach cleanliness and water safety, are taken into consideration
before awards are granted," district council spokeswoman
Claire Faun told Burnham-On-Sea.com. "We're
delighted that Burnham has achieved this award."
Britain Tidys Phil Barton added: "As more and more
people decide to swap trips abroad for the convenience of holidays
at home, they are discovering a renewed love for our glorious
coastline and quality resorts."
UK's beaches are fabulous places to visit and thats official.
71 Blue Flag and 111 Quality Coast Awards demonstrate our beach
managers continue to work hard to provide clean and safe beaches
for everyone to enjoy."
view the full list of Blue Flag and Quality Coast Award winners,