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Criccieth RNLI contribute towards Pwllheli’s Shannon-class Lifeboat appeal

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On Friday the 10th of May volunteer Crewmembers from Criccieth’s RNLI Lifeboat Station visited colleagues at Pwllheli’s RNLI Lifeboat Station with a donation of £340 towards their Shannon-class Lifeboat appeal.

Cheque presentation

RNLI/Ifer Gwyn

Cheque presentation
The funds were raised by Criccieth Lifeboats’ Crew during a recent charity carwash which was held at Porthmadog Fire Station. The Crew decided to donate the proceeds towards Pwllheli’s appeal for funds for their new Shannon-class Lifeboat and boathouse in recognition of the close working relationship between the two Stations.

Following the presentation, Criccieth’s Lifeboat Operations Manager, Will Walker-Jones stated ‘as a Station we wanted to recognise the close relationship between both Stations and help with their appeal for a new lifeboat and boathouse. We look forward to visiting the new boathouse and undertaking joint exercises next year’.

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