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visits Burnham-On-Sea RNLI lifeboat station
radio and TV commentator John Inverdale visited Burnham's lifeboat
station on Tuesday July 26th.
took part in a Radio 5 broadcast of Any Sporting Questions
at Cheddar on Monday and, as he was in the area, dropped in at
station where his sister, Jendy Weekes, is co-ordinator of the
he was at the station he talked with crew members and supporters
about the lifeboats, launching tractors and other station facilities.
He also posed for photographs with supporters and crew.
who is well known for his rugby reportage, said: "I am lost
in admiration for the work and commitment of everybody involved
with the RNLI."
Operations Manager Martin Cox added: "We were delighted that
Jendy was able invite John to the station."
tried out the helmsmans seat of the Staines Whitfield lifeboat
pictured above on Kays Cart, the stations specialised
launching tractor, with supporters and other station officials.
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