Hartlepool RNLI fundraisers praise local pub.

Lifeboats News Release

Staff at the Hartlepool Marina ‘Jacksons Wharf’ pub have been praised for their fundraising efforts to support the local RNLI station.

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Pictured during the presentation are(left to right) RNLI crewmember Jordan Craddy, RNLI Enterprise Branch fundraiser Ann Wray, Adam Barker and Chris Forrest of Jacksons Wharf, RNLI Enterprise Branch chairperson Beryl Sherry and RNLI crewmember Colm Simpson.

Following the presentation of a framed photograph of the all-weather lifeboat that is to be displayed in the pub Hartlepool RNLI Enterprise Branch chairperson Beryl Sherry said ‘On behalf of the fundraisers and volunteer crew members we would like to say a huge thank you to the staff at the Jackson’s Wharf pub whose continued support over the years has been relentless.’

‘From holding fundraisers for us to selling our ‘yellow welly’ badges at the bar we are very grateful for their incredible support.’

Pub general manager Adam Barker said ‘The commitment of the volunteers and fundraisers here is very impressive’.

‘Myself and the staff are delighted to support the charity and will continue to do so to play our part in saving lives at sea’

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