Amble’s new Shannon Class AWLB arriving on station

The Amble Shannon Class Lifeboat paid a visit to Seahouses on Sunday 7thOctober, 2018. The purpose was to have tour of the Farne Islands with Seahouses Cox/Mechanic Craig Pringle and Crewman Adam Chaytor aboard, for familiarisation purposes, in case they are called to back up the Seahouses Crew at any incident in the future. They also called into Seahouses to allow some of the Seahouses Crew to view the boat, as part of their familiarisation of the Shannon Lifeboat. Seahouses are due to receive a Shannon next year, to replace the current Mersey Class Lifeboat “RNLB Grace Darling”.

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Exmouth’s Madeira Bowls Club donates to Exmouth RNLI

Photograph : President of the Madeira Bowls Club, Jacky Howle hands the cheque to Brian Cole. (L to R) Brian Cole, Jacky Howle, Rory Carrig (Exmouth RNLI Fundraising Chair), David Atkinson (Fundraising Treasurer) and Pat Atkinson (Exmouth RNLI Shop Manager). Photograph credited John Thorogood / Exmouth RNLI.

At a recent dinner held on 20 October by Exmouth’s Madeira Bowls Club, Club President, Jacky Howle, donated a cheque for £75 for Exmouth RNLI raised from the event.

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