Seahouses RNLI Emergency Services Day

Lifeboats News Release

Seahouses RNLI would like to say 'a big thank you' to all who supported the Multi Agency Safety Day, which was a great success and will be repeated next year in May.

View of some of the displays

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View of Emergency Services Event
In attendance were - HM Coastguard (Seahouses) - Northumbria Police - Northumberland Fire & Rescue Service (Seahouses) - B.D.M.L.R. (British Divers Marine Life Rescue) - Coastal Custodian, and - SEAHOUSES RNLI Lifeboats.

A special thank you goes also to George and Ailsa Shiel, of Golden Gate Farne Island Boat Trips, who generously donated to the RNLI, a sailing around the Farne Islands. Several lifeboat crew accompanied the paying passengers, and the Inshore lifeboat escorted the Golden Gate for part of its voyage.

George and Ailsa were presented with some wine and flowers in gratitude from the Seahouses Lifeboat Crew, for their support, on their return to Seahouses Harbour.

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For more information please contact Ian Clayton, RNLI Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer: ian_clayton@rnli.org.uk
Northumbria Police on display

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Northumbria Police on display
Seahouses Crew James Higgins and Helen Harkness chat with Stormy Stan

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Seahouses Crew James Higgins and Helen Harkness chat with Stormy Stan
View of Seahouses Emergency Services Day

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View of Seahouses Emergency Services Day
Ailsa Shiel of Golden Gates Farne Island Trips, receiving "thank you" certificate, and wine and flowers from Crew Lynsey Car and Iain Saunders

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Ailsa Shiel of Golden Gates Farne Island Trips, receiving a thank you certificate, and wine and flowers from Crew Lynsey Car and Iain Saunders

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