tourist information centre celebrates its 7th birthday
team who run Burnham-On-Sea's tourist information centre celebrated
the facility's seventh birthday on Saturday (14th April).
centre was opened by community group Burnham Information And Rescue
Support (BIARS) on April 14th, 2011 by Glastonbury Festival's Michael
Eavis, as we reported
then, the team of volunteers who run the facilities have helped
almost 500,000 visitors at a rate of around 70,000 people a year.
MP James Heappey joined Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge's Mayor and
Mayoress, Bill and Frances Hancock, as special guests at Saturday's
function to mark the milestone.
from BIARS Chairman Tom Ashton, Visit Somerset President Bob Nicholson
and Mr Heappey praised the volunteers for their work over the years.
A celebratory cake was cut amid cheers from the volunteers and guests.