Point plans discussed at Burnham-On-Sea RNLI's AGM
than 30 supporters
of Burnham-On-Sea lifeboat station attended its AGM on Friday
evening (March 16th).
meeting, which was held at Burnham
Sailing Club, began
with a talk by guest speaker David Eccles from EDF Energy.
discussed how the planned Hinkley Point C building work will affect
leisure and commercial shipping in and around Bridgwater Bay.
Burnham Lifeboat Operations Manager Ricky Holmes then looked
back at a quiet year of 'shouts' for the Burnham station.
said there had been just 14 call-outs over the past 12 months,
which is thought to be due to increased safety awareness among
were also given on educational visits, fundraising acitivities,
safety visits and the state of the RNLI across the UK.
Graham Wills also praised the good team work in place with BARB
and Burnham-On-Sea Coastguards.
Pictured: Top, Lifeboat Operations Manager Ricky Holmes, RNLI
Divisional Inspector Tom Mansell, David Eccles from EDF, Burnham
RNLI Chairman Graham Wills and Fundraising Manager Francis Warren
and, above, Mr Eccles discussing the Hinkley Point plans