Inspiring fundraisers return to Llandudno in their Porsche 911

Lifeboats News Release

In 2018 Belinda and James Richardson embarked on an extraordinary challenge of visiting lifeboat stations around the entire British Coastline, including Llandudno, raising an impressive £16,500 for the RNLI.

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Inspiring fundraisers return to Llandudno in their Porsche 911

Belinda and James have been inspired to continue their fundraising adventure with plans to visit locations in Scotland during 2019, Ireland in 2020 as well as a plan in the pipeline to visit every place in the shipping forecast a year later.

On Sunday 19 May, the couple called into the Llandudno Boathouse during the Porsche Rally taking place on the promenade to lend their support to the current RNLI Mayday fundraising events.

Belinda explained:

'It is great to re visit Llandudno and share our ambition that over the next few years we will raise enough money to buy the RNLI a D Class inshore lifeboat.'

Llandudno Press Officer Jonathan Coe said:

'We really appreciated Belinda and James calling in to see us during our fundraising event, we are all hugely impressed with their passionate support for the RNLI and look forward to hearing about their endeavours over the next few years.'

RNLI media contacts

For more information please contact Jonathan Coe, Llandudno Lifeboat Press Officer on 07910 861193. Alternatively contact Eleri Roberts, RNLI Media Officer on 01745 585162 / 07771 941390 or email Eleri_Roberts@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.

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