Newbiggin RNLI Coffee and Cake Fundraiser

Lifeboats News Release

The Newbiggin Lifeboat Fundraising Team are celebrating another successful event, having raised over £1400.

Some of the volunteer fundraisers gathered at the end of the event

RNLI/Richard Martin

Newbiggin RNLI Coffee and Cake Fundraiser
The Coffee and Cake Fundraising Afternoon was held in the boathouse on August Bank Holiday Monday and with good weather conditions the event was busy. Apart from refreshments there were stalls for the tombola and souvenirs with the Newbiggin Community Fundraisers Group also running a stall.

The total raised on the day came from refreshments, sales on the stalls and donations. Thank you to everyone who made this event such a success.

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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