A long and happy married life for Llandudno couple helps RNLI lifesavers.
Allan Cuthbertson and his wife Cherie, life long residents of Llandudno, recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.
Allan is a lifelong lifeboat enthusiast and photographer. In lieu of presents they asked that any money be donated for the benefit of Llandudno Lifeboat Station. The gifts came to £350.
Lifeboat Operations Manager, Capt Marcus Elliott said:
'We are all very touched that Allan and Cherie have chosen to mark this special event in their lives in this way. We wish them many more happy years together.'
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 over 238 lifeboat stations in the UK and Ireland and, in a normal year, 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.