The annual blessing took place with a large congregation in the boathouse for the event.
Once again the service and blessing was well supported with the popular Salvation Army and St Marks singers taking a role also.
After the service the Ladies Fundraising Team provided refreshments for the gathered guests.
The blessing was performed by lifeboat chaplain the Reverend Anthony O'Grady.
Refreshments were provided at the end of the event by the Fundraising Team.
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For more information please telephone Richard Martin, RNLI Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer Newbiggin on 07980 010544 or [email protected] or contact RNLI Public Relations on 01202 336789
If you would like to find out more about Newbiggin lifeboat station, its volunteers and its heritage then take a look at the local website.
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