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Morecambe RNLI receive £250 donation by Lothersdale Hotel

Lifeboats News Release

Morecambe RNLI have today (27 January 2022) received a donation from the Lothersdale Hotel in Morecambe.

RNLI/Chris Smith

RNLI Morecambe from left to right DLA Martyn BROWITT, Duty Manager from Lothersdale Hotel Daniel Greenhow and LOM Steve Wilson

The Lothersdale Hotel sits opposite the RNLI lifeboat station and is a popular destination for people coming to Morecambe.

Lifeboat Operations Manager Steve Wilson said: 'Their neighbourly kindness with a £250 donation is a wonderful gesture. The money donated will go towards saving lives at sea, which is what the RNLI is about. I wish to place my thanks on record for their kind generosity.'

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