photos: Jail break drama at Burnham-On-Sea police station!
Burnham-On-Sea police station was the centre of attention when
a jail break took place on Saturday (February 27th) - but it was
all in aid of a Weston charity.
teams of 24 people donned colourful costumes to take part in the
event, for Weston Hospicecare, with the aim of getting as far
away from Burnham as possible within a 24 hour period, without
spending a single penny.
event will see the volunteers beg, borrow and blag their way to
raising as much money as possible for the charity.
Bastone, landlady at the Fox and Goose in Brent Knoll, is overseeing
a team of waiting to make a break for it.
Kerry told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "Everybody is very aware of
the work of Weston Hospicecare and we have a collection on the
bar that people are very happy to donate to. We have a £5,000
target which between ten of us should be achievable as we are
already busy getting sponsorship and will be collecting on our
jailbreak is part of a campaign launched by the Hospice last year
to coincide with its 20th anniversary. It is raising £160,000
to help with the cost of meeting the rise in demand for the services
they provide to the community.
blaggers from the Fox and Goose were eventually crowned the winners
after travelling 801 miles in a minibus which they persuaded a
friend to lend them.
charity provides free palliative care to 1,000 people with life-limiting
illnesses in North Somerset and neighbouring parts of Somerset.