operation and a celebration held at Burnham youth centre
at the Burnham Area Youth Centre have rolled up their sleeves
this week to take part in a work party.
A day of painting and repairs has been held to smarten up the
interior of the centre and its main hall before a busy winter
Among those taking part were Doreen, Jim and Warren Frape, pictured
right, and the centre's Mike Lang and David Price,
Chairman Mike Lang said: "We owe a lot of thanks to Jim,
Warren, and Doreen who form the heart of our regular maintenance
team, and are among numerous volunteers who help keep the BAY
Centre ticking over."
A celebration was also held to mark the recent replacement of
the centre's upper windows, attended by representatives from several
groups who financed the upgrade with grants and donations.
Among them were RAOB (Buffs), Burnham and Highbridge Deputy Mayor
Bill Hancock, Chair of SDC, Lions representative Mike Wise from
Lions, with BAY Centre volunteers. The guests were also given
a conducted tour of the centre.
Finance for the new upper windows came from SDC, Burnham Town
Council, RAOB (Buffs), Burnham Lions, Burnham Harriers, Burnham-On-Sea
Moose International and other more anonymous donations.
"We run the BAY Centre as a community facility, and hopefully
are able to celebrate the building at last being weatherproofed
for the oncoming winter weather," said Mike.