Criccieth Lifeboat Station welcomes RNLI Chief Executive

Lifeboats News Release

On the afternoon of Wednesday the 13th of February, 2019 volunteer Crew Members, Station officials and shop volunteers welcomed the RNLI’s Chief Executive Officer, Paul Bossier to Criccieth Lifeboat Station.

Will Walker-Jones, Paul Bossier, Peter Williams

RNLI/Ifer Gwyn

Will Walker-Jones, Paul Bossier, Peter Williams
Mr. Bossier’s visit was as part of a regional tour of RNLI Stations in North West Wales. During his visit, Mr. Bossier spoke to volunteers and thanked them for their continued support. In addition, he presented the Station’s retiring Lifeboat Operations Manager, Peter Williams with a thank you card. Mr. Williams has served the Station in various roles since 1965 and will continue as the Station’s Chairman after his retirement.

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.

Learn more about the RNLI

For more information please visit the RNLI website or Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. News releases, videos and photos are available on the News Centre.

Contacting the RNLI - public enquiries

Members of the public may contact the RNLI on 0300 300 9990 (UK) or 1800 991802 (Ireland) or by email.