Newbiggin's Christmas Lights Event
An Ashington resident has decked his house in festive lights to raise funds for Newbiggin lifeboat.
Local lifeboat supporter Mark Turnbull switched on his Christmas lights to raise money for Newbiggin lifeboat.
Lifeboat supporter Mark Turnbull came along with his partner hope to have another successful Christmas lights fundraiser.
The work to deck out Mark's home had taken over a week to complete and judging by the many positive comments it has been worth it.
Mark's interest in Newbiggin follows a rescue undertaken almost 21 years ago and over that time regular donations and fundraising has taken place.
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, in a normal year, 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.