RNLI Sea Safety event to be held at Hartlepool Historic Quay
Hartlepool Historic Quay car park is the latest venue for the Hartlepool RNLI sea safety event.
Hartlepool RNLI Water Safety Officer Jayne Mandeville said 'The team are really looking forward to meeting the public and getting the message across on how to safely have fun with inflatables and enjoy water sports.
We can explain the use of lifejackets and buoyancy aids which is important as activities such as paddle boarding increases in popularity'.
'We are hoping to have the Puddle Ducks team here along with Cleveland Fire Brigade, an ambulance from Cipher Medical, Coastguard, Cleveland police and our popular RNLI mascot 'Stormy Stan' will make a visit.'
For further information please contact Jayne via email at [email protected]
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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.
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