lifeguard station on Burnham seafront as team prepare for summer
lifeguards will be keeping beaches in Burnham-On-Sea and Berrow
safe from early in July.
team will go on duty from July 5th for the whole summer holiday
season and in preparation, a new temporary unit has been constructed
on Burnham's Esplanade this week for the lifeguards, pictured
is located adjacent to the jetty, and a second unit is in place
at Berrow, right. Both units will be removed at the end of the
District Council has provided highly-trained lifeguards at Burnham
for many years. In 2013, the RNLI began providing lifeguarding
services at both beaches.
council's own staff will continue to carry out other beach warden
duties, and area trained to the Royal Life Saving Society 'Beach
Safety Wardens' standard.
Hill, RNLI Lifeguard Manager for the area, told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"Our lifeguard team is very much looking forward to returning
to the beaches for the summer season."
encourage people heading to the coast to visit an RNLI lifeguarded
beach where our team of highly professional lifeguards will be
on hand to assist people; and swim between the red and yellow
flags which marks out the safest swim zone on the beach. Our lifeguards
are also there to offer advice, so please speak with them to find
out the local dangers, tide times and conditions."