Students from Ysgol John Bright raise funds for Llandudno RNLI

Lifeboats News Release

Following a very successful fund-raising initiative last summer, the young people raised an impressive £800 during their “dress down” day.

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Ysgol John Bright students present cheque at Llandudno

Two senior students Head girl Kayleigh Bonner and George Parker visited the Lifeboat Station this week to present their cheque to Deputy Launch Authority Dan Jones MBE, Sue Perkins chairperson Llandudno supporters’ group and current crew member Luke Heritage.

Kayleigh explained “we wanted to raise awareness of the different charities locally, going to school near the seaside we also wanted to highlight the possible dangers of the sea and making sure we all stay safe, it’s important that charities like the RNLI are here to help”.

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Ysgol John Bright students Kayleigh and George at Llandudno Lifeboat Station

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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 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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