Scarborough RNLI on Children in Need
Scarborough RNLI had a starring role in the regional part of Children in Need last night (Friday 15 November).
A BBC film crew filmed Pudsey the Bear on the Shannon lifeboat and crew joined the BBC crew at Woodend for a live broadcast.
RNLI Media contacts
For more details please contact Dave Barry, Scarborough RNLI Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer on: 07890 322992.
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, in a normal year, 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.