December 20, 2010
rescue charity helps medical carers during snow
rescue charity BARB has been helping health carers reach patients
across the area during this week's severe weather.
Monday, December 20th, BARB's two 4x4 trucks were used to transport
local doctors and community nurses on their rounds across Burnham,
Brean, Berrow, Highbridge and beyond.
Burnham Medical Centre and Somerset Care were among the groups
who called on the assistance of BARB's volunteer crews to reach
patients in the snow.
"BARB is happy to help the community during these exceptional
conditions," a spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com. "Our
volunteers have been working closely with the care teams, providing
A further two inches of snow fell in the Burnham area on Monday
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- on top of the previous heavy snowfall at the weekend, making
Pictured above are two of the BARB crew with nurses outside
Burnham Medical Centre this morning
Official BARB Web site