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Ian Week's Memorial Fly Fishing Competition raises £1,053 for Dungeness RNLI

Lifeboats News Release

On Wednesday 23 November, family and friends came to Dungeness RNLI to present the cheque at a crew training evening.

The late Ian Weeks family and friends presenting Roger Gillett, LOM (lifeboat operations manager) far right with cheque

RNLI/volunteer crew member Mark Richardson

The late Ian Weeks family and friends presenting Roger Gillett, LOM (lifeboat operations manager) far right with cheque
The cheque was presented to Roger Gillett, LOM (lifeboat operations manager) in the boathouse in front of the Shannon class lifeboat 13-02 'The Morrell' stationed at Dungeness.

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