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October 19, 2004
RNLI enthusiasts will be able to visit Burnham Lifeboat Station

Visitors buy souvenirs at the RNLI Open Days from Gaye Watts, Catriona Crook and Jendy WeekesThe recently formed Burnham-on-Sea RNLI supporters’ group will be opening up the town's lifeboat station to visitors during October, November and December.

Visitors will be able to examine the lifeboats and sophisticated launching equipment, albeit from a respectable distance, but should keep in mind that they are ready for instant use in the event of an emergency.

Visitors will also be able to purchase lifeboat souvenirs.

Lifeboat Press Officer Mike Lang said: "The lifeboat station is part of the community, and manned by volunteers.

"By opening up the station to visitors we are able to remind the public about the training and professionalism of all RNLI lifeboat crews and shore staff."

Dates and times are as follows:-

Sunday 24th October between 1400 and 1600 hrs

Sunday 31st October between 1400 and 1600 hrs

Saturday 6th November between 1400 and 1600 hrs

Sunday 7th November between 1400 and 1600 hrs

Saturday 13th November between 1000 and 1300 hrs

Saturday 20th November between 1000 and 1300 hrs

Saturday 27th November between 1000 and 1300 hrs

Saturday 4th December between 1000 and 1300 hrs

Related Links:

Burnham-On-Sea RNLI Supporters' Group
Burnham-On-Sea RNLI Home Page

 


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