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RNLI Sea Safety event to be held at Hartlepool Historic Quay

Lifeboats News Release

Hartlepool Historic Quay car park is the latest venue for the Hartlepool RNLI sea safety event.

RNLI/Tom Collins

Get the message. Elliot Rogers, RNLI Water Safety Co-ordinator for the North East and Hartlepool RNLI Water Safety Officer Jayne Mandeville.
Visitors to the event can enjoy a free family fun day offering advice and guidance on water sports and the use of inflatables in the sea on Sunday 19th September from 10.00am-4.00 pm.

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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