Walton and Frinton lifeboat station funds boosted by building project
Walton and Frinton RNLI station has received a cash award from homebuilders Taylor Wimpey.
Volunteer crew member at Walton and Frinton Lifeboat Station, Miranda Rayner said: 'When we were nominated for Taylor Wimpey’s community competition we were absolutely thrilled and it was even more of an honour to be announced as the winner. The work that we do at the lifeboat station is hugely helped by kind donations such as this one and we’re really looking forward to putting the £500 towards funding our new kit.'
RNLI Media contacts
For more information please telephone Miranda Rayner, Walton and Frinton RNLI volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer on 07799691852 or Miranda_Rayner@rnli.org.uk
Or Dale Steggles, Walton and Frinton RNLI Deputy Press Officer on 07540802302 or Dale_Steggles@rnli.org.uk
Key facts about the RNLI
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 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.