Round Table cash boost for Hartlepool RNLI

Lifeboats News Release

The Hartlepool Round Table charity have presented Hartlepool RNLI with a cheque for £2,000 which formed part of the proceeds from the recent Beer Festival that was held at the Borough Hall on the Headland at Hartlepool.

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Hartlepool RNLI Coxswain Robbie Maiden pictured receiving the cheque from Mark O Neill of the local Round Table charity.
Hartlepool Round Table deputy chairman Mark O Neill said "We are really proud to support Hartlepool RNLI who are an amazing charity whose volunteer crew do a tremendous job and are on call 24/7 365 days a year and we would also like to thank the crewmembers for there much valued support at the Beer Festival and Boxing Day Dip events we held recently."

Hartlepool RNLI Coxswain Robbie Maiden said "This is a fantastic donation from the Round Table team who have been tremendous supporters of us for many years. After yet another very busy year this donation is vital to help us provide the service we do to help save lives at sea."

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