Annual open garden event raising funds for the RNLI in Llandudno
Llandudno RNLI Lifeboat Operations Manager, Marcus Elliott, hosted this year’s open garden event at his home on the Great Orme.
Visitors and supporters who dropped in enjoyed viewing his wonderful garden and taking in the great views of Llandudno. During the afternoon thanks to generous donations of the public, over £400 was raised for the RNLI.
The Llandudno supporters’ group who helped organise this event were on hand to provide coffee and tea and a fantastic range of cakes.
Sue Perkins the chairperson of the group said; 'This is such a lovely event, and it is very kind of Marcus to share his garden with us all. It is also lovely to have the support of lots of local people as well as our visitors. The cakes which were kindly donated by the Loaf Café were delicious and in great demand.’
Sue is delighted that face to face fundraising can start again, with her team she is now busy planning for a Llandudno Dog Walk event on the 12 September.
For more information, please contact Jonathan Coe, Llandudno Lifeboat Press Officer on 07910 861193. Alternatively contact Eleri Roberts, RNLI Media Officer on 01745 585162 / 07771 941390 or email Eleri_Roberts@rnli.org.uk.
Key facts about the RNLI
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.