Winter warmers for Rhyl RNLI volunteer crew

Lifeboats News Release

Rhyl RNLI volunteers have received a donation from a group of Manchester knitters of 70 woolly hats for the upcoming winter months.

Brenda Boyd from Manchester organised a group of knitters to make up 70 woolly hats for the volunteer crew at Rhyl RNLI lifeboat station, to keep them warm in the winter months. The woolly hats will also be used by the volunteer fundraising team at Rhyl RNLI station for when they are collecting and working at outdoor events.

Rhyl Lifeboat Coxswain, Martin Jones said: ‘We would like to thank Brenda and her team of knitters for donating the 70 woolly hats to the crew and fundraising volunteers at Rhyl RNLI lifeboat station. We are always amazed at the generosity of the local community and further afield, who continue to support our lifesaving volunteers ’.

Media contacts:
For more information please contact Colin Jones, Rhyl RNLI Deputy Lifeboat Press Officer on  colintjones@hotmail.co.uk.

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