wardens start the new holiday season in Burnham and Berrow
wardens are back on the beach at Berrow and Burnham-On-Sea for
the Spring and Summer season.
week, the Sedgemoor District Council wardens completed training
on first aid at work, plus defibrillation and manual handling
ahead of the holiday season.
assistance from Sedgemoor's Clean Surroundings Team and the community
service, the wardens have also conducted a beach clean operation
ahead of the busy Easter holiday.
are an essential part of the water safety team and dealt with
over 200 incidents last season at Berrow, with a further 30 on
Brean sands," beach manager Graham Newing told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
are pro-active in anticipating and using preventative strategies
to avoid rescues taking place."
added that there has been an increase in complaints regarding
animals on the beach, particularly horses, and the wardens will
be monitoring this.