Choir rocks for Eastbourne Lifeboats

Lifeboats News Release

Members of the Rock Choir completed a marathon charity performance recently raising £1728 for Eastbourne lifeboats.

RNLI/Bob Jeffery

Rock choir is a pioneering nationwide group with over 30,000 members, their aim is to meet new friends and help the communities in which they live. Sixty members of the local group completed a marathon performance on 25th May which took in Shoreham, Brighton, Newhaven and finished in Eastbourne. Four charities benefited from the event with Choir leader Charlotte Nash presenting a cheque to some of the crew aboard all-weather lifeboat Diamond Jubilee.

RNLI/Bob Jeffery

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