Burnham hovercraft charity to hold beach safety day today
rescue hovercraft station will be holding a special open day today
(Saturday, June 23rd) - ten years to the day since a five year-old
girl died after getting stuck in mud on Berrow beach.
Hall tragically died in June 2002 and today's event is being held
with the full support of Caroline Hall, the mother of Lelaina,
who will be in attendance during the day.
to BARB (Burnham Area Rescue Boat) will be able to find out about
beach safety along Somerset's coastline, meet the volunteers who
run the rescue hovercrafts and pick up safety leaflets. The station
will be open from 11am-3pm.
BARB's Spirit of Lelaina hovercraft in action
Official BARB Web site