A donation to New Quay RNLI

Lifeboats News Release

New Quay RNLI Lifeboat Operations Manager Roger Couch recently received a donation from Derrick Deakin whose wife Jean sadly passed away in January.

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Derrick & daughter Jayne with Lifeboat Operations Manager Roger Couch

Accompanied by his daughter Jayne, they presented the station with a cheque of £145 raised in lieu of flowers at her funeral. New Quay RNLI would like to thank their family for their kind thought and generosity.

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