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Llandudno RNLI delighted to support Colwyn Bay fundraisers.

Lifeboats News Release

On Saturday RNLI Llandudno were pleased to join Peter and Jackie Weekes from Colwyn Bay, to support the start of a collection day at Asda Llandudno.

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Peter Weekes Colwyn Bay fundraiser with Llandudno RNLI crew members Alun Pari Huws and Simon Adey Davies

The day proved to be a great success with £543 raised adding to the ongoing annual total of £9,937 so far achieved by the very active Colwyn Bay fundraisers.

Lifeboat Press Officer Jonathan Coe added, ‘It was great for Alun, Simon and I to be able to bring the inshore lifeboat and help our colleagues in their fundraising efforts.’

The fundraising event was also supported by Rach Carey who was representing the ASDA Stores community initiatives.

For more information, please contact Jonathan Coe, Llandudno Lifeboat Press Officer on 07910 861193. Alternatively, Claire Elshaw, RNLI Media Officer on 01745 585162 or [email protected].

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Rach Carey from Asda Stores Llandudno supporting the RNLI

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