BARB Search & Rescue gets boost from shoppers
of pounds has been raised for a Burnham-On-Sea rescue charity during
a day-long collection at a town supermarket.
and supporters of BARB Search & Rescue were invited to do the
collection at Burnham's Tesco store in Ben Travers Way and collected
an impressive total of £831 during the day.
spokesman said: "We are very grateful for all the support from
Tesco customers and staff during our collection at the store this
funds will go towards replacing some of our equipment used in missing
people searches, including new high-power torches, maps, waterproof
bags, casualty care blankets and crew cold weather gear."
an increase in missing person call-outs for BARB's volunteers during
the last 12 months, this funding will help to increase our capabilities."