New Quay RNLI Family Fun Day

Lifeboats News Release

On Sunday 26 May New Quay RNLI held its annual family fun open day. The day raised over £1000 which will go towards vital equipment to help the RNLI save lives at sea.

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New Quay RNLI crew ready to welcome everyone to the open day

Dick Perry, New Quay RNLI’s Treasurer said, 'We would like to thank everyone who attended and helped make it a very special day. We would also like to thank all the businesses, cake bakers and the Three Sheets to the Wind singers who supported us. Without their kind donations and support this day would have not been possible.'


Notes to editors

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For more information contact Kate Williams, New Quay Lifeboat Press Officer at or 07786 550054. Alternatively contact Eleri Roberts, RNLI Media Officer on 01745 585162 / 07771 941390.

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Stormy Stan meeting future crew

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New Quay RNLI's relief lifeboat, Bingo Lifeline, out on the slip on the open day

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Our crew showing youngsters around our inshore lifeboat

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Fun and games soaking the crew on the New Quay RNLI family open day

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