bikers raise £1,400 for charity
in Dylan's memory
group of motorbike riders have raised £1,430 for Burnham-On-Sea's
four marine rescue charities in
memory of Dylan Cecil, the four year-old boy who died after slipping
into the sea from Burnham's jetty in August.
140 mopeds, motorbikes and three wheelers
took part in the fundraising bike run in September to raise
funds for the four charities involved in the search for Dylan
- the Coastguard Association, RNLI, BARB and Sarbot.
Wednesday evening (November 14th), the bikers handed over a giant
cheque to representatives of the charities outside BARB's seafront
bike run was a great success - we were overwhelmed by the response
and support shown, including the ," one of the organisers,
Phil Hayward told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
and the other organisers, Den and Jan Perks and Heather Hayward,
thanked everyone who supported the event and gave donations.
fell into the sea from the jetty on Sunday August 19th, sparking
a huge search by the town's marine rescue services. His body was
washed up four days later half a mile away on the beach near the
town's sailing club.
Top, the cheque handover on Wednesday evening and, above, the
scenes at the start of the fundraising bike run in aid of the
four sea rescue charities involved in the search for Dylan Cecil