Portpatrick RNLI lifeboat week 2016 programme

Lifeboats News Release

Portpatrick RNLI lifeboat station will again host the annual lifeboat week starting on Sunday 31 July.

As usual there will be a wide range of events to suit all age groups throughout the week, culminating with the crew BBQ, bonfire and fireworks display on Saturday 6 August.

For a detailed list of events please download the programme on this page.

Notes to editors
. For more information please contact Phil Bestjan, RNLI volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer on 07793 025793 or phil.bestjan@btinternet.com

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