Flint Lifeboat station to host ‘Sea Dogs’ Open Day

Lifeboats News Release

Flint RNLI will be holding their annual Open day & Dog Show on Sunday 7th July.

Jollyes staff and RNLI Volunteers

RNLI/Richard Polden

Lifeboat at Jollyes store

Flint Lifeboat station open day will commence at 10am when the public will have the opportunity to meet the RNLI volunteers and inspect the lifesaving equipment.

The annual RNLI Dog Show, sponsored by Jolleys of Flint commences with registration from 1pm and judging starting at 2pm. There are 6 pedigree classes and 8 novelty classes; entry is £1 per class, any number of classes £3.

This year’s judge is Eleri Bluck, and show co-ordinator Stuart Gunther.

For more information contact Sam Morton-Roberts on 07759650004.

Report from Richard Polden Flint RNLI volunteer press officer, telephone 01745590331 or 07496770576

Notes to editors

  • Flint RNLI lifeboat station was established 1966. To learn more about the lifeboat station go to www.rnli.org.uk/flint
  • Since 1966 Flint Lifeboat has launch over 700 times, saved 100 lives, and rescued a further 148 people.

· Flint lifeboat and its volunteers responded to 14 calls in 2018

· Flint lifeboat and its volunteers have responded to 5 calls in 2019 and assisted 4 persons

· Potential lifeboat crew and fundraising volunteers, contact Alan Forrester on 07785593247

RNLI media contacts

Richard Polden, Flint RNLI Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer on 01745590331 or 07496770596 or Danielle Rush, RNLI Media Relations Manager in Wales on 01745585162 or 07786668829 or RNLI Press Office 01202336789.

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