Mayor says whole town is in shock after jetty tragedy
Mayor has expressed his condolences to the family of four year-old
Dylan Cecil, who went missing in the sea after slipping from the
town's jetty on Sunday.
Ken Smout, pictured, says the whole town has had the little boy
in its thoughts this week.
said: "Members of the Town Council and the residents of Burnham-On-Sea
and Highbridge have been shocked by the tragic accident to Dylan
Cecil which has taken place this week and our thoughts are with
the family at this time."
feelings and support of the local community has been demonstrated
by the number of people who have visited the seafront and, in
many cases, laid flowers to show their sorrow at what has taken
would like to take this opportunity to thank all the sea rescue
service crews who have worked tirelessly over many hours performing
their duties as volunteers during the last few days. Their dedication,
and efforts, have been a credit to them."