Scarborough RNLI on Children in Need

Lifeboats News Release

Scarborough RNLI had a starring role in the regional part of Children in Need last night (Friday 15 November).

Pudsey the bear on the Shannon lifeboat

RNLI/Jim Rice

Pudsey the bear on the Shannon lifeboat

A BBC film crew filmed Pudsey the Bear on the Shannon lifeboat and crew joined the BBC crew at Woodend for a live broadcast.

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For more details please contact Dave Barry, Scarborough RNLI Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer on: 07890 322992.

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