Newbiggin Easter Fair Success

Lifeboats News Release

Newbiggin Ladies Fundraising Team held a successful Easter fundraiser where over £600 was raised.

Brisk trade at the Easter event

RNLI/Richard Martin

Newbiggin Easter Fair

The Easter fair was held on Easter Sunday which coincided with the fine weather thankfully and an increase in footfall to the sea front.

The fundraising work by the volunteer team both before the event and on the day was incredible and we look forward to the next event planned early in May 2018 - more details to follow.

ENDS

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For more information please telephone Richard Martin, RNLI Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer Newbiggin on 07980 010544 or richard_martin2@rnli.org.uk or Nicola Quinn Regional Media Manager – North East & East telephone 07810 658 072 email nicola_quinn@rnli.org.uk or contact RNLI Public Relations on 01202 336789

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