Padstow RNLI lifeboat responds to sighting of red flares
Padstow RNLI all weather lifeboat launched at 6.59pm last night (9 February 2017) to reports of red flares
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Image 1: Padstow RNLI Lifeboat safely back at the station and being washed down. Credit: Abigail Jago volunteer press officer
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