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.
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 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.