teens present volunteering awards to Burnham Coastguards
teenagers who were rescued when they got stuck on a steep rockface
earlier this year have presented Burnham-On-Sea Coastguards with
Burnham Coastguards were handed Queen's Volunteering Awards for
their work during the annual rescue services day on Sunday (July
Stone and Dan Tucker were rescued from cliffs at Uphill earlier
this year, as we reported
here, and the duo said they were "honoured" to be
invited to present the awards.
officer Steve Bird told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "Rather than
choose a VIP to present them, we thought it would be more fitting
if several people who had benefited from our rescue services would
perform the role instead."
Queen's Volunteering award has been given to the Coastguard Rescue
Service, which includes local Coastguard teams across the country.
Every volunteer gets a badge to mark their involvement."
added: "We were happy to come along and present the awards.
The team werte so good to us earlier this year and so this was
a way of thanking them. It was an honour to be invited to come