Golf day raises cash for Hartlepool RNLI charity.

Lifeboats News Release

The Hartlepool RNLI Golf Tournament that was held at Seaton Carew Golf Club recently raised an impressive £1,650 for the charity that saves lives at sea.

RNLI/Tom Collins

Hartlepool RNLI fundraisers(left to right) Chris Hornsey, Tommy Price, Darren Killick and Malcolm Wallis pictured at Seaton Carew Golf Club.

Hartlepool RNLI Enterprise Branch fundraising co-ordinator Tommy Price said ‘We are delighted with the total raised by the 11 teams and I would like to thank everyone who took part including the players,fundraisers and sponsors and a special thank you to Seaton Carew Golf Club for hosting the event’.

‘The money raised will go towards supporting the volunteer lifeboat crew at the Ferry Road lifeboat station who rely on donations to pay for running costs and the best training and kit available’.

For more information please contact Tom Collins, Volunteer RNLI Lifeboat Press Officer on: 01429 266103

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