of Burnham-On-Sea Beach marks first year with record turnout
first anniversary of the formation of the Friends of Burnham-On-Sea
Beach was marked on Saturday (September 16th) with a beach clean.
volunteers met at
the entrance to the River Brue by the sailing club to remove rubbish
washed up along the river banks and beaches.
Friends of Burnham Beach celebrated their first anniversary with
a record turnout of 25 volunteers who collected a record amount
of waste," organiser Mark Hollidge told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
of the volunteers came from as far afield as Bristol - such dedication.
One of the volunteers was local MP James Heappey, who together with
his son got well involved with the clean-up on the banks of the
of the more unusual items discovered were two car tyres, several
bread baskets and a large gas canister."
thanked all who had come along and said the next clean-up will be
in October - with the date, time and venue to be decided.