holiday park raises over £2,000 for Burnham rescue charity
at a Brean caravan park have handed over a bumper cheque to the
charity that runs Burnham-On-Sea's rescue hovercrafts.
A summer of fundraising at Diamond Farm Holiday Park has raised
over £2,000 for BARB (Burnham Area Rescue Boat).
Two bumper cheques have been handed over to the charity's crewmembers
and the funds will help towards the charity's costs of running
its life-saving hovercrafts.
Collins from the Diamond Farm Fundraisers said: "We are delighted
to have raised such a big sum for BARB, which does a fantastic
job in helping to keep our beaches safe in Brean and Burnham."
been a tough year to raise the money due to the economic climate
and the poor weather, so our thanks go to everyone who helped."
Diamond Farm Fundraisers raised £686.52 and the Diamond
Farm Pubraisers raised a further £1,366, making a total
The groups raised the cash by holding a number of fundraising
events and collections in Brean's pubs, including the Beachcomber
BARB Chairman Mark Newman thanked the group, saying: "We
are hugely grateful to everyone at Diamond Farm for their long-running
support of BARB. A sum like this is greatly appreciated by a small
charity like us."