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Burnham-On-Sea schoolchildren make a visit
to town's RNLI station
from St John's School in Burnham-On-Sea
visited the town's RNLI station this week, where they met some
of the crew and heard about the life-saving work they undertake.
The children are shown besides the Thomas Jefferson, the
station's D-class lifeboat, where they learnt how the craft is
launched and operated.
They listened to a talk about lifeboat history given by Chairman
Tony Winterburn, and a lifeboat crew member told them all about
the various items of safety equipment in use.
tractor driver Ricky Holmes was
also on hand to tell the children all about the expensive launching
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