Hartlepool RNLI supporters are holding a fundraising night for the town's lifeboat at the Catholic Club next Saturday 9th October which starts at 7.00pm.
One of the event organisers Marie Bousfield said 'After recent events which involved the RNLI and its volunteer crew a few of us decided to do this fundraiser for the charity that relies on donations to provide the amazing service for the town. On the night there will be pie and peas, bingo, raffles and a other fundraising events and we are really looking forward to supporting the charity".
Tickets are £5.00 each are available from the Marlowe Road Club or contact Marie on 07811126134 or Julie(after 6.00pm) 07905182670.
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.