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Easter Fair Success

Lifeboats News Release

Newbiggin Ladies Fundraising Team held a successful Easter fundraiser where over £700 was raised.

Newbiggin Easter Fair

RNLI/Richard Martin

Newbiggin Easter Fair

The Easter fair was held on a cold Sunday afternoon but this weather thankfully did not impact upon footfall to the sea front. Our boathouse once again provided the venue for the fundraising with stall including refreshments, souvenirs, raffles and fancy goods been popular to our many supporters.

Ann Main Chair of the Fundraising volunteers extended her thanks to everyone who had visited the boathouse for such a successful day adding 'the fundraising work by the volunteer team and all those who donated items for the event was incredible and we look forward to the next event planned in the coming summer months' - more details to follow.

ENDS

RNLI media contacts
For more information please telephone Richard Martin, RNLI Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer Newbiggin on 07980 010544 or richard_martin2@rnli.org.uk or Nicola Quinn Regional Media Manager – North East & East telephone 07810 658 072 email nicola_quinn@rnli.org.uk or contact RNLI Public Relations on 01202 336789

If you would like to find out more about Newbiggin lifeboat station, its volunteers and its heritage then take a look at the local websites.



Newbiggin Easter Fair

RNLI/Richard Martin

Newbiggin Easter Fair
Newbiggin Easter Fair

RNLI/Richard Martin

Newbiggin Easter Fair

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