tourist centre team celebrates end of busy season
community group that runs Burnham-On-Sea's tourist information
centre has celebrated the end of another busy summer season.
of volunteers from BIARS (Burnham Information and Rescue Support)
attended a dinner evening at the Berrow Inn on Saturday (October
Chairman Neville Jones said the event was held to mark the end
of another busy season despite poor weather.
have handled over 130,000 visitors since taking over the centre
from Sedgemoor District Council and in that time we have turned
around its fortunes," he said.
Mayor Ken Smout congratulated the team of volunters for all they
do to keep the centre operational throughout the year, calling
them "a credit to our town."
evening was organised by the centre's recently-appointed manager,
Ian Jefferies, who said a number of new seafront events are being
planned for next season to help further develop Burnham as a tourist
Some of the volunteers who help to run the centre during Saturday