Berwick-upon-Tweed RNLI celebrating long service
On the 19 June 2022 the Chairman/President, Lifeboat Operations Manager and two crew were honoured and thanked for their long term commitment in saving lives at sea.
From Berwick- upon-Tweed lifeboat station, Chairman/President Ian Hay, Lifeboat Operations Manager Brian Cowan, Second Coxswain Robert Frost and Mechanic Phil Paterson, where able to attend.
The Chairman/President Ian Hay said: 'It was a great opportunity to meet other long serving volunteers, giving us a chance to share stories and experiences.'
The RNLI wish to thank and honour these volunteers, for their ceaseless loyalty, commitment and service. These people embody the RNLI's values of dependability and courage, selflessly keeping people safe around our coasts 24/7.
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The RNLI charity saves lives at sea. Its volunteers provide a 24-hour search and rescue service around the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland coasts. The RNLI operates 238 lifeboat stations in the UK and Ireland and more than 240 lifeguard units on beaches around the UK and Channel Islands. The RNLI is independent of Coastguard and government and depends on voluntary donations and legacies to maintain its rescue service. Since the RNLI was founded in 1824, its lifeboat crews and lifeguards have saved over 142,700 lives.
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