Tour of Hartlepool RNLI for school children

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Local school children were given a tour of the Hartlepool RNLI lifeboat station recently to learn about the work of the RNLI and sea safety.

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Hartlepool RNLI volunteer crewmembers Tom Potts(left) and Jake Oates pictured with some of the pupils from West View primary school during their visit to Hartlepool RNLI lifeboat station..

West View Project youth worker Tom Potts and a volunteer crew member at the Ferry Road lifeboat station said: ‘The pupils from West View primary school showed a great deal of interest as they were shown around the boathouse and took a close look at the inshore lifeboat and some of the kit on it.

'We also talked about sea safety and how to play safe both on and around the water at the seaside.

'Hopefully one or two of the youngsters will join the crew when they are older’.

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