Port Talbot RNLI crew given the Royal seal of approval

Lifeboats News Release

It was a proud day for RNLI volunteers at Port Talbot today as they enjoyed a VIP visit from Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal.

The Princess Royal visited the station on Aberafon Beach as part of a tour of South Wales, which included a visit to Bae Baglan School and the opening of a Mobile Support Unit in her capacity as Patron of Tenovus Cancer Care.

RNLI crew and station officials were delighted to be given the opportunity to meet with The Princes Royal and tell her about their lifesaving work.

Mel Cooper, Port Talbot RNLI Lifeboat Press Officer said:

‘HRH took time to speak with many of our volunteers to find out more about their roles on station. It was a real pleasure to welcome her to the station and introduce her to some of the people who keep the RNLI afloat.’

Notes to editors

Jpeg images of the visit are attached.

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