Golf day boost for Hartlepool RNLI

Lifeboats News Release

Seaton Carew Golf Club hosted the annual Hartlepool RNLI golf day recently where 14 teams took part in the popular event.

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Hartlepool RNLI golf team(left to right) Ian Anderson, Tommy Price, Darren Killick and Malcolm Wallis.

Event organisers Malcolm Wallis and Tommy Price of the Hartlepool RNLI praised the success of the event with Tommy Price saying: ‘We had a brilliant day, the weather was reasonably good and all the teams appeared to have enjoyed the day on an excellent course.

‘We would like to thank all our supporters who made the day a great success and local businesses and individuals who provided prizes for the raffle.

‘We hope to have raised around £1,000 for Hartlepool RNLI and its volunteer crew members to help save lives at sea.'

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For further details please contact Hartlepool RNLI Lifeboat Station press officer Tom Collins on: 07896 793557.

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Selling raffle tickets on the day were Hartlepool Rnli fundraisers Joanne Tweddle(left) and Patsy Cartwright.

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