Exmouth RNLI volunteers called out three times after busy PR weekend

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PR080619-3 Lyme and Exmouth lifeboats at Beer

PR080719-2 Exmouth RNLI at Teignmouth Air show

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Exmouth’s Shannon class lifeboat R and J Welburn attended two public relations’ events in Lyme Bay over the weekend of 6 and 7 July. Three call-outs followed on Sunday evening within two miles of Exmouth lifeboat station.

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New Lifeboat Operations Manager takes the helm at Exmouth RNLI

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PR270619 New Lifeboat Operations Manager, Mike Gall (centre left) takes over from Kevin Riley MBE (centre right) with Exmouth RNLI lifeboat Crew and Shore Crew volunteers.

On 21 June, Mike Gall, a retired Royal Navy Dentist took over the volunteer management role at Exmouth lifeboat station from Kevin Riley MBE, after a total of 20 years’ dedicated voluntary service.

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Casualty thanks Exmouth RNLI Crew volunteers after Easter rescue

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PR280619 Casualty, Janet Dawkins hands over a cheque to Exmouth lifeboat volunteers who responded to the call for help.

(L to R: Crew volunteers, Charlie Allen and Harry Griffin; Janet Dawkins and Nick Clayton; Helm, Henry Mock and Deputy Launching Authority, Rachel Hughes)

On 26 June, a Bristol couple returned to the south Devon coast to thank the volunteer team who responded to their call for help on 20 April.

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All Party Praise for UK Air Ambulances

A reception held by the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Air Ambulances (APPGAA) took place on the House of Commons Terrace, Westminster on 10 June 2019. The event, hosted by Chairman of the APPGAA Robert Courts MP, gave members of both Houses of Parliament the opportunity to meet with representatives from air ambulance charities and ambulance services.

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Jurassic Coast Mini Club donates £1,125 to Exmouth RNLI

Photograph : 1. Mini_Club_16_6_19_C : Eve Fossey, Chair of the Jurassic Coast Mini Club presents a cheque to Simon Davidson, Chair of the Exmouth RNLI Lifeboat Management Group

Photograph credited Pat Atkinson, Exmouth RNLI

A group of car enthusiasts who, over the last decade, have raised more than £9,000 for Exmouth RNLI, have donated yet more vital funds for the local volunteers who save lives at sea.

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Exmouth lifeboats rescue three people on yachts within nine hours

Photos: PR020619 Inshore lifeboat George Bearman II towing small yacht to safety in the river Exe. (Credit: Jude Latta on board Stuart Line Cruises)

Both Exmouth lifeboats were called out over the weekend of 1 and 2 June, both to assist yachts with mechanical difficulties. All three casualties were wearing lifejackets and suitably equipped. None needed casualty care.

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Fundraising coffee morning raises over £600 for Exmouth RNLI

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PR300519-1 Exmouth RNLI Community Safety team greet visitors.

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PR300519-2 Raffle prize table with volunteers Fiona and Jackie.

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PR300519-3 RNLI merchandise table with volunteers Pat and Jill.

PR300519-4 Budleigh Mayor, Caz Sismore-Hunt buys a plant from Exmouth RNLI Chair, Simon Davidson

On 30 May, Exmouth RNLI volunteers ran a successful coffee morning at the Public Hall in Budleigh Salterton. £623.44 was raised in two and a half hours with the RNLI merchandise stall taking an extra £140.05.

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