Padstow Tesco donates a children’s Christmas party
Children of Padstow RNLI lifeboat crew, Padstow Coastguard Rescue Team and Tesco staff enjoyed a Christmas party at Padstow lifeboat station on Saturday 17 December.
Padstow Tesco kindly provided all the food and drink as well as putting on a range of fun party games.
Padstow RNLI volunteer crew member Ian Kitto said “We’d like to thank Padstow Tesco for donating the party. The children all had a great time and we really appreciate Tesco supporting our community”
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Photo of children’s party – Credit Padstow Tesco
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