information centre appoints new Tourism Manager
tourist information centre has this week appointed Ian Jefferies
as its new Business and Tourism Manager.
45, is among the 40 volunteers who have run the seafront centre
during the past 18 months since it was taken over by community
group BIARS (Burnham Information And Rescue Support) in April
is one of an enthusiastic team who has helped to turn the centre
round, which is now showing a profit. His personal attitude towards
the importance of tourism to Burnham and the coastal strip has
made him the right man for this very important post as so many
jobs in this area depend on tourism," said Cllr Neville Jones,
Chairman of BIARS, this week.
helped to organise Burnham's Jubilee parade earlier this year
and was part of the team who organised the town's world record
attempt for sandcastle building, which attracted hundreds of participants.
don't see why we have to wait to hold these events on occasions
such as the Jubilee," he said after his appointment.
like to see events like this held throughout the year, possibly
on a Burnham Day or Burnham Weekend?"
Jones added: "Ian's role will not be just confined to the
office on The Esplanade. He will be getting out and about and
helping the town generally to gain more from tourism."
Ian Jefferies at Burnham's sandcastle building record bid