fails to dampen spirits at Burnham lifeboat station open days
of pounds was raised for the RNLI when Burnham-On-Sea lifeboat
station held an open weekend over the Bank Holiday.
station in Burnham's Pier Street saw a quiet time during Saturday's
poor weather, but the visitor numbers picked up during Sunday,
as holidaymakers braved the elements to find somewhere to go.
teddy tombola was extremely popular, courtesy of fundraiser Sandra
Kings niece Emily, who was really upset at not being able
to attend due to an attack of chicken pox," said a spokesman.
go to all the fund-raisers who attended, especially ice-cream
seller Marc Lynham, and snack caravan Daves Diner,
who donated their time over the weekend, and volunteer Mike Hookway,
who ran a book and game stall."
Treasurer Jan Pearce said: "A total of £535 was raised
from the weekend, which, considering the inclement weather, was
not too bad at all."