Chat benches, gym rats and the joy of riding the big red truck!

Police in the English town of Burnham-on-the Sea have installed a “Chat Bench” to combat an epidemic of loneliness.

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“The sign simply helps to break down the invisible social barriers that exist between strangers who find themselves sharing a common space.” 

—Burnham-On-Sea Police Community Support Officer (PCSO) Tracey Grobbeler explains the rationale behind the Chat Bench

 

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