Happisburgh Community Safety Team train Norwich Pastors to use Throw Bags
On Saturday 15 June, the Happisburgh team trained the Norwich Pastors with Norfolk Fire Service, Broads Beat Police and Coastguards.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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The safety team training with Throw Bags at Happisburgh. Credit: RNLI/Philip Smith
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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.