photos: Burnham-On-Sea Tourist Centre holds end-of-season party
and supporters of Burnham-On-Sea's tourist information centre
were thanked for their help during a special end-of-season party
on Thursday night (November 3rd).
More than 60 people, including Burnham's Mayor and Mayoress,
attended the social function at the Oak Tree Arena.
of the volunteers from BIARS (Burnham Information and Rescue Support)
who run the centre were presented with a certificate of appreciation
following a busy first season for the seafront centre since its
opening in April.
evening consisted of skittles, a meal, a raffle, and a fundraising
President Neville Jones told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The event
was a great opportunity to thank everyone for their part in making
the centre such a success."
are very appreciative of our volunteers and wanted to thank them
after a very busy summer."
and Debbie Hancock from the Oaktree Arena and those who provided
raffle and auction items were also thanked for their support.
has attracted almost 60,000 visitors since taking over the facilities
from Sedgemoor District Council in April.
team of more than 30 volunteers provide tourist and community
information while also offering sea safety advice and merchandise
from BARB (Burnham Area Rescue Boat) and Burnham's Coastguard
Association. New volunteers are welcome to join the centre's friendly
team by calling in at the centre or contacting the group here.
BIARS web page