New RNLI beach lifeguards go on duty in Burnham and Berrow today
temperatures are expected to bring crowds of visitors to beaches
in the Burnham-On-Sea area this weekend as new lifeguards go on
duty for the first time.
beach lifeguards begin work in Burnham-On-Sea and Berrow today
(Saturday) for the summer holiday season.
comes as the Met Office predicts temperatures will soar to 24
degrees Centigrade (75F) on Sunday and 27c (81F) on Monday.
RNLI is providing the new lifeguarding services at both Burnham
and Berrow beaches to visitors and residents on behalf of Sedgemoor
RNLI beach unit is sited on Berrow Beach while the lifeguards
at Burnham will share the jetty beach office on The Esplanade,"
council spokeswoman Claire Faun told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
added: "Sedgemoor District Council have provided highly-trained
lifeguards at Burnham-On-Sea for many years but this is the first
time a lifeguard service has been offered at Berrow."
staff will continue to carry out other beach warden duties, as
well as being trained to the Royal Life Saving Society 'Beach
Safety Wardens' standard.