Bank staff raise three-figure sum for Scarborough RNLI

Lifeboats News Release

A rowing session on 29 April raised £210 for Scarborough RNLI, which the bank, Lloyds, match funded to £420.

The staff took turns on two rowing machines borrowed from Fashionable Fitness.

A cheque was presented to the RNLI on Wednesday 25 May.

RNLI Photo caption

The photo shows Colin Woodhead, who chairs the local RNLI, accepting a cheque and cash from Rebecca Kelly-Evans, left, and Rachel Thornton.

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