Newbiggin's Great North Run Donation

Lifeboats News Release

Local lifeboat supporter Mark Turnbull presented a generous donation following his fundraising initiative.

Mark presenting the cheque to the Newbiggin volunteers

RNLI/Richard Martin

Mark presents the cheque
Mark visited the station on Sunday morning to present a cheque to the volunteer crew and announced that further fundraising is planned in the next few weeks.

The money in excess of £1100 was raised as a result his success in the Great North Run which was gratefully received at the station. He is planning a Christmas lights fundraiser next month and further details will follow.

Mark's interest in Newbiggin follows a rescue undertaken almost 20 years ago and over that time regular donations and fundraising has taken place.


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