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The Assistant Bishop in the Diocese of Bangor visits Beaumaris lifeboat station

Lifeboats News Release

The Right Reverend Mary Stallard Assistant Bishop in the Diocese of Bangor came to visit the Canon Robert Townsend, the Vicar of Bro Seiriol, which includes Beaumaris, where he is also a volunteer lifeboat crew member.

RNLI/R Townsend

The Assistant Bishop also met Tim Bailey, the volunteer Lifeboat Operation Manger and Mike Stone a Deputy Launching Authority for Beaumaris Lifeboat station. Bishop Mary also met Angharad, the shop volunteer, who was on duty this Sunday.

The above picture shows from left to right Tim Bailey, the Rt. Revd. Mary Stallard, the author of this article and Canon Robert Townsend, outside the Lifeboat station at Beaumaris.

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