Hartlepool RNLI volunteers attend Remembrance Day services

Lifeboats News Release

Hartlepool RNLI volunteers from the past, present and possibly the future attended Remembrance Day services at the Hartlepool Headland's Redheugh Gardens War Memorial and town centre Victory Square War Memorial on Sunday.

Hartlepool RNLI Tommy Price said "Once again we stand together as one to remember the fallen from conflicts and remember those in the armed forces who are protecting us around the world today. We are all grateful what they have done and continue to do."

Twelve year old Ethan Booth accompanied his proud dad and RNLI volunteer Andy at the Headland event.

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