Bluebell Inn raises £170 for Flint RNLI

Lifeboats News Release

The Bluebell Inn presented a cheque to Flint RNLI of £170 for money raised over the Christmas period.

RNLI/Aby Norwood

Gary Jones, owner of the Bluebell Inn, Halkyn ran a Santa's grotto and hamper raffle on the 21 December. Gary and all his customers raised a massive £340, which was kindly split between Giddos Gift and Flint RNLI.

Samantha Morton-Roberts, Fundraising Secretary says: 'On behalf to Flint RNLI we cannot thank you enough thank Gary and all the customers enough it is very much appreciated'


Notes to editors 

  • Flint RNLI lifeboat station was established in 1966. To learn more about the lifeboat station go to www.rnli.org.uk/flint

  • Since 1966 Flint Lifeboat has launched over 700 times, saved 103 lives, and rescued a further 148 people.  

  • Potential lifeboat crew and fundraising volunteers, contact Alan Forrester on 07785593247 


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