Fleetwood RNLI take Stormy Stan to meet Captain Cod

Lifeboats News Release

The volunteers at Fleetwood RNLI were invited to the home of Fleetwood Town FC, Highbury Park, to raise much needed funds for their life saving work.

RNLI mascot Stormy Stan met with Fleetwood Town FC mascot, Captain Cod

RNLI/Tony Cowell

Stormy Stan meets Captain Cod at Fleetwood FC

The fundraisers attended the home fixture against Plymouth Argyle and raised nearly £700 on the day.

It also gave the opportunity for the RNLI mascot, Stormy Stan, to meet the Fleetwood Town mascot, Captain Cod.

Fleetwood RNLI Coxswain, Tony Cowell said, ‘We are very grateful to Fleetwood Town FC in allowing us to raise vital funds at one of their home fixtures. We had a great afternoon and all the supporters were fantastic. We are so privileged to be part of the community that pulls together like this.’

RNLI volunteers from Fleetwood with Stormy Stan, prior to the Fleetwood Town match with Plymouth Argle

RNLI/Tony Cowell

RNLI Volunteers with Stormy Stan

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