join community clean-up after travellers at Burnham's BASC Ground
of residents have rallied together to clean up Burnham-On-Sea's
BASC Ground playing fields after a group of travellers left a
trail of rubbish there when they left this week.
60 people took part in the community clean-up at the BASC playing
fields on Thursday evening (June 16th), removing piles of rubbish,
dogs mess and other waste left strewn across the site.
at BASC is hugely grateful to the community for their support
over the past week," Pete Lewis, BASC Chairman, told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
had a fantastic turnout of 60 volunteers from many of the clubs
based here plus the Scouts, the car boot organisers, and the wider
site is now looking great again and we're back to normal."
Paul Stewart, who runs Burnham's Saturday car boot sales at the
BASC Ground, said this weekend's event will be going ahead as
delighted to say that the car boot sale will return as normal
this Saturday - the site is now back to normal - and I would like
to thank everyone who helped the clean-up. The car boot sale returns
12-4pm this Saturday."
a group of separate travellers remains in Burnham's Pier Street
Car Park, which is owned by Sedgemoor District Council. The authority
has begun action to get them moved.
Pictured: The community clean-up underway in Burnham on Thursday