£5,800 presented to Selsey RNLI from calendar sales.

Lifeboats News Release

A Calendar produced by Roy Weyman to remember the Old Selsey Offshore Lifeboat Station has raised the fantastic amount of £5,800 for Selsey Lifeboat.

Station mechanic Phil Pitham accepts the cheque from Roy

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Station Mechanic Phil Pitham accepts the cheque from Roy

With costs funded by Alan Neno of Marlin Environmental, the calendar was sold at many outlets around Selsey.

Roy is shown here handing over the cheque to the Station’s Mechanic, Phil Pitham. The presentation was made in the new Lifeboat Station on board the new Shannon Class Lifeboat Denise and Eric.

L-R Sue Lintott (Chairman Fundraising Committee), Phil Pitham (Station Mechanic), Roy Weyman, Colvin Rae (Branch Chairman).

Words by Sue Lintott

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