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Chairman meets three generations of a family who support the Beaumaris R N L I.

Lifeboats News Release

Mr Charles Hunter-Pease OBE chairman of the RNLI’s Trustees Panel took the opportunity, whilst visiting the Beaumaris Lifeboat station to present two of the volunteers with a Gold badge in recognition of their support.

In addition to presenting the awards Mr Hunter-Pease also met members of the Beaumaris Lifeboat Guild who raise monies for the lifeboat service, volunteers from the RNLI shop at Beaumaris also attended together with some of the volunteer lifeboat crew.
In the main picture in we see Sir Richard Williams-Bulkeley accompanied by Lady Williams-Bulkeley being presented with the Gold badge by Mr Charles Hunter-Pease. The picture also shows the son of Sir Richard and Lady Williams-Bulkeley who is a helmsman on the Beaumaris lifeboat and their grandson, he is assisting the RNLI Face to Face fund raising team over the summer period. 
The Secretary of the Beaumaris Lifeboat Guild Mrs Valary Wakefield also received a Gold badge in recognition of all her fundraising activities for the RNLI.
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For more information please telephone John Pulford, Beaumaris RNLI Volunteer Lifeboat Press officer on 07824 764474 or Chris Cousens R N L I Press officer Wales & west on 01745 585162.

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