beach clearance work comes to a sticky halt
to remove rocks and debris from the town's former Marine Lake
swimming pool on Burnham-On-Sea's beach came to a brief halt this
week when the town's notorious soft sand and mud caught out the
truck driven onto the beach to remove the material near Burnham
jetty became stranded when its wheels sank into the mud, as pictured
truck was stuck for over half an hour and when a digger was unsuccessfully
used to dig it out, a chain was attached to it to pull it free,"
an eyewitness told Burnham-On-Sea.com. "Fortunately the tide
was going out at the time or there'd have been a race against
team are undertaking the clearance work on behalf of Sedgemoor
District Council after safety concerns were raised
last month regarding the amount of debris that has re-emerged
on the beach over the summer months.