Happisburgh Community Safety Team train Norwich Pastors to use Throw Bags

Lifeboats News Release

On Saturday 15 June, the Happisburgh team trained the Norwich Pastors with Norfolk Fire Service, Broads Beat Police and Coastguards.

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The Throw Bag training in action

The Pastors patrol the streets of Norwich on weekends nights. They were trained in Water Safety and Throw Line training to be able to give aid to people who have ended up in the water, without putting themselves in danger.

They were joined in this training with staff from Zaks Waterside.

If any other groups are interested, please contact The Coastal Safety Team, Happisburgh RNLI Lifeboat Station: 01692 583269 or for more details visit: www.rnlihappisburgh.org.uk

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Happisburgh Lifeboat Station Volunteer Press Officer Philip Smith, Mobile: 07766007936, Email: lofty273@googlemail.com

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The safety team training with Throw Bags at Happisburgh. Credit: RNLI/Philip Smith

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