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Scarborough volunteer's Mayday effort

Lifeboats News Release

A Scarborough RNLI volunteer has already passed her target for the charity’s annual Mayday appeal, so now she's setting herself an even more ambitious one!

Deborah Senior

RNLI/Dave Barry

Deborah Senior

Deborah Senior pledged to walk, cycle and swim 100 miles and raise as many pounds.

She reached her goal earlier this week and has now extended her target to 150 miles and £150.

Deborah works as a dementia advisor for the Alzheimer’s Society and is a member of the charity’s shore crew.

Donations can be made via JustGiving here:

  • For details, ring Scarborough RNLI press officer Dave Barry on 07890 322992

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