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Burnham: New standard for lifeboat
3:00pm Sunday 6th October 2013 in Local News
Lifeboat volunteers joined dignitaries for a special church service to bless their new standard.
Burnham RNLI’s new standard, paid for through donations and fundraising by The Ship pub in Burnham High Street and public, will be used on ceremonial occasions including Remembrance Sunday and the annual blessing of the lifeboats.
The service at St Mary’s Church, Burnham, was attended by the High Sherriff of Essex, Julia Abel Smith and the Lord Lieutenant of Essex, Lord Petre.
A letter of support from the Queen, patron of the RNLI, was also read out.
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