Isle of Sheppey fundraisers generous donation to the Sheerness RNLI

Lifeboats News Release

Members of the Queenborough Town Council on the Isle of Sheppey presented the Sheerness RNLI Lifeboat crew with a cheque for £1000

Queenborough Town Councillor Cameron Beart hands over a cheque for £1000 to Sheerness RNLI Treasurer Robin Castle.

RNLI/Vic Booth

Smiles all round
A beautiful morning for the volunteer crew of the Sheerness RNLI all-weather lifeboat 'Judith Copping Joyce' to be out on exercise was made even better when they pulled alongside the Queenborough all-tide landing to be presented with a cheque for £1000 from members of the Queenborough Town Council. The money had been raised at events organised by the Town Council during the Queens Platinum Jubilee Celebrations in June.
Many thanks from the Coxswain and crew of the Sheerness RNLI Lifeboats to the organisers and all who donated.
The money will be used for crew training equipment and replacement/updating safety equipment.

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