celebrity Anneka Rice visits Burnham-On-Sea hovercraft station
and radio celebrity Anneka Rice made a special visit to Burnham-On-Sea's
rescue hovercraft station on Saturday (March 31st).
met volunteers from the charity and had a tour of the seafront
station, which she built in just 72 hours as part of her popular
Challenge Anneka TV series in 1994, as we featured here.
will be celebrating its 20th anniversary this year with several
special events, including the unveiling of a new hovercraft, and
a series of open days where the public will be able to find out
more about its work.
said: "It's been marvellous to come back and meet BARB's
current crew and see how well the station has been maintained.
I am full of admiration for the volunteers here."
Anneka Rice with BARB President Neville Jones, BARB Chairman Mark
Newman, BARB Operations Manager Mike Lowe and crewmembers Clive
Weal, Alan Humphries and Graham Hallsworth
Official BARB Web site