Lifeboat pull hauls in the funds at Burnham RNLI Open Day
lifeboat was pulled through the streets of Burnham-On-Sea on Sunday
(July 27th) during the RNLI station's open day to mark its tenth
anniversary in the town.
heaved an RNLI Land Rover and a lifeboat along The Esplanade from
the jetty to the Pavilion and then along the High Street while
collecting donations from spectators.
Tim Walters told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We got a warm reception
all along the route and hope to make this an annual event. We
had plenty of great support."
number of activities and demonstrations took place during the
day, including several lifeboat launches from the beach using
a D-Class lifeboat, pictured right.
the day there was also a photo competition, a display by the RNLI
Beach Lifeguards, plus welly wanging, a tombola, raffle, cake
sale and more.
station's Operations Manager Matt Davies told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"The event was a great success and a perfect way to mark
the 10th anniversary of our return to Burnham, helping to raise
the RNLI's profile and funds at the same time."