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Swansea and District raise vital funds for The Mumbles Lifeboat

Lifeboats News Release

‘I’ve always admired the work done by the volunteers

RNLI/Andy Miles

Cheque presented to Coxswain Martin Double by Brin Hurford and Chris Davies
A massive thank you to the Swansea and District Law Society who at their annual dinner raised money for the RNLI. Brin Hurford and the Vice President of the Society were given a guided tour of the Mumbles Lifeboat and Lifeboat Station after which a cheque for £1,370 was presented to Martin Double Coxswain of the Mumbles RNLI Lifeboat.
Brin Hurford said:-
“ I have always admired the hard work and courage shown by the RNLI volunteers in their work and when President of the Society I was pleased to be able to assist their work by raising funds.’
Attached is a photo showing Brin Hurford of the Society presenting the cheque to Martin Double Coxswain of the Mumbles Lifeboat. Also in the photo is current Vice President Chris Davies.

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