give boost to Burnham tourist information centre group
from the organisation that runs Burnham's seafront information
centre have been handed a donation by a group of residents.
Residents of Jaycroft Road held a garden sale in August in aid
of BIARS (Burnham Information and Rescue Support), the charitable
group that operates the town's information centre.
profits from the sale, which amounted to £95, were presented
to the volunteers on Sunday (September 18th).
residents wanted to help a local good cause, so BIARS is ideal,"
Jaycroft Road resident Peter Strong told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
took over the facilities from Sedgemoor District Council in April.
Its team of over 20 volunteers hand out tourist and community
information while providing sea safety advice and selling merchandise
from BARB and Burnham Coastguard Association. New volunteers are
welcome to join the centre's friendly team calling in at the centre
or contacting the group here.
Peter Strong presenting the donation to the BIARS volunteers outside
the seafront information centre
BIARS web page