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Tina’s open garden to raise funds for Eastbourne RNLI

Lifeboats News Release

Long time RNLI supporter Tina Fennimore held an open garden event to support Eastbourne RNLI raising £213 in the process.


Tina with Eastbourne Crew member David Sawyer

This event is the latest in a long line of events that Tina has hosted raising £1000’s for the RNLI in that time. Tina is well known for her Christmas light display at her home that she does every year.

'Everyone at Eastbourne RNLI is extremely grateful that Tina holds these events and raises funds to support us and I’d like to thank her on behalf of all of the crew at the station.' Coxswain Mark Sawyer said

“It’s always a great time hosting these events and raising funds for such a wonderful organisation.” Tina said during the garden party.

Media Contacts:

Daniel Baldock, Eastbourne RNLI Lifeboat Press Officer (07895) 369688 [email protected]

Paul Dunt, RNLI Regional Media Officer London London and South East (07785) 296252 [email protected]

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