visit brightens lives of Chernobyl children
group of children living in the shadow of the Chernobyl nuclear
power plant, which blew up in 1986, enjoyed a visit to Burnham-On-Sea
on Thursday (July 11th).
trip to the town's beach and seafront included a pre-arranged
visit to the BARB rescue hovercraft station where they met the
charity's volunteers and were able to get onboard the life-saving
group is currently visiting Somerset from the Belarus area, close
to the Chernobyl border, which is a landlocked country, so for
some of the youngsters it has been the first time they have ever
seen the sea.
The Chernobyl children outside the hovercraft station during Thursday's
visit to Burnham-On-Sea (pic Roger Burgess)