Edward set to visit Burnham-On-Sea charity on Monday
Earl of Wessex is to visit the volunteers who run Burnham-On-Seas
BARB Search & Rescue on Monday (June 9th).
Edward will be visiting the charitys seafront station on
Monday where he will meet volunteer crewmembers and see the charitys
two life-saving hovercrafts and inshore rescue boat.
will also hear about the charitys work during recent winter
flooding on the Somerset Levels and unveil plans to further develop
are delighted and honoured to be welcoming the Prince back to
Burnham five years after his last visit. He has showed a great
deal of interest in BARBs work and we are looking forward
to telling him about our plans for the future," said BARB
Chairman Mark Newman.
Lord-Lieutenant of Somerset, Lady Gass, visited Burnham last week
to finalise plans for the visit.
President Neville Jones added: "His Royal Highness will also
unveil the latest of seven information panels on the sea wall.
This one details Royal visits to the Burnham area over the last
Alexendra was the previous Royal family member to visit Burnham
back in 1995 when she opened the town's Princess Theatre.