Dream Team donation to Fleetwood RNLI

Lifeboats News Release

Members of the Cleveleys based Dream Team Singers, have presented a cheque for £400 to volunteers at Fleetwood RNLI.

RNLI/Ken Harcombe

The Dream Team Singers held over the cheque to Fleetwood RNLI

The money was raised at a recent concert they held at Springfield Methodist Church. The singing group were formed in 2009 and have been instrumental in raising thousands of pounds for various local and national charities and bring music, fun and laughter into the lives of many nursing homes and community events.

Shirley Eracleous, organiser of the Dream Team Singers said: ‘It was great to get involved and contribute to the annual RNLI ‘Mayday’ appeal and meet up with the lifeboat volunteers. We always get such a fantastic response from the local community at our events and they make it all worthwhile’.

Captain Peter Woodworth, Chairman at Fleetwood RNLI said: ‘This is a fantastic donation from the Dream Team. They’ve been a great support to the volunteers here and even accompanied our fund raisers on a recent tram trip to Blackpool RNLI, for the Welly Relay. We can’t thank them enough.’

RNLI Picture caption

The photograph shows some of the Dream Team Singers, with Peter Woodworth and Peter Atkinson, along with Ruth Thorpe and Lynda Woodhouse from Fleetwood RNLI. Credit: Ken Harcombe (RNLI Volunteer Press Officer).

RNLI Media contacts

For more information please contact Ken Harcombe, Fleetwood RNLI Volunteer Press Officer, on 07970 197195 / ken_harcombe@rnli.org.uk Alison Levett, RNLI Public Relations Manager, North, on 07786 668912/ alison_levett@rnli.org.uk. Or, Clare Hopps, RNLI Public Relations Officer North, on 07824 518641/ clare_hopps@rnli.org.uk

Key facts about the RNLI

The RNLI charity saves lives at sea. Its volunteers provide a 24-hour search and rescue service around the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland coasts. The RNLI operates over 238 lifeboat stations in the UK and Ireland and more than 240 lifeguard units on beaches around the UK and Channel Islands. The RNLI is independent of Coastguard and government and depends on voluntary donations and legacies to maintain its rescue service. Since the RNLI was founded in 1824, its lifeboat crews and lifeguards have saved over 142,700 lives.

Learn more about the RNLI

For more information please visit the RNLI website or Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. News releases, videos and photos are available on the News Centre.

Contacting the RNLI - public enquiries

Members of the public may contact the RNLI on 0300 300 9990 (UK) or 1800 991802 (Ireland) or or by email.