RNLI Mayday Bacon Butty Ahoy!

Lifeboats News Release

Flint RNLI are holding a Mayday Bacon Butty Morning at 13 Caesar Avenue, Flint on Saturday 4 May between 10 am – 2 pm as part of the RNLI Mayday appeal. Entry is £2.50 to include Bacon Butty, Tea or Coffee.

This is the first of several events in Flint in support of the Mayday appeal, other events include RNLI Rock at Flint lifeboat station on the 18 May with live bands from 1 pm – 9 pm, also The Big Dee Family Cycle Ride on Saturday 25 May starting at Dock Road, Connahs Quay at 10 am.

In addition the Pen y Bont Pub & Restaurant, Mold are holding daily events from now until the 6 May.

For more information about the Flint events contact Sam on 07759 650004, or for Pen y Bont its Becki 01352 860101

Notes to editors

  • Flint RNLI lifeboat station was established 1966. To learn more about the lifeboat station go to www.rnli.org.uk/flint
  • Since 1966 Flint Lifeboat has launch over 700 times, saved 100 lives, and rescued a further 148 people.

· Flint lifeboat and its volunteers responded to 14 calls in 2018

· Flint lifeboat and its volunteers have responded to 1 call in 2019

· Potential lifeboat crew and fundraising volunteers, contact Alan Forrester on 07785593247

RNLI media contacts

Richard Polden, Flint RNLI Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer on 01745590331 or 07496770596 or Danielle Rush, RNLI Media Relations Manager in Wales on 01745585162 or 07786668829 or RNLI Press Office 01202336789.

Key facts about the RNLI

The RNLI charity saves lives at sea. Its volunteers provide a 24-hour search and rescue service around the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland coasts. The RNLI operates 238 lifeboat stations in the UK and Ireland and more than 240 lifeguard units on beaches around the UK and Channel Islands. The RNLI is independent of Coastguard and government and depends on voluntary donations and legacies to maintain its rescue service. Since the RNLI was founded in 1824, its lifeboat crews and lifeguards have saved over 142,700 lives.

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