Ladies Captain supports Blyth RNLI

Lifeboats News Release

Volunteer crew from Blyth RNLI were delighted to be invited to Blyth Golf Club recently to accept a cheque from the Ladies Captain.

RNLI/Jordan Holmes

Volunteer crew receiving cheque from Tina Atkinson

Tina Atkinson, Blyth Golf Club Ladies Captain had chosen Blyth RNLI as her nominated charity for 2021 and held a small number of events and also raised funds by using 'Betty's 5p pots'

A fantastic £1723 was raised for the charity.

Upon receiving the cheque Volunteer Helm Jordan Holmes said; 'We'd like to thank Tina, and the ladies of Blyth Golf Club for their support and generous donation. Without their support and that of the public we would not be able to continue to save lives at sea.

If you'd wish to find out about how to fundraise using 'Betty's 5p pots' pop into the shop at the Blyth Lifeboat Station for more information.

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For more information please telephone Robin Palmer, RNLI volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer on 07801 290638 or [email protected] or Clare Hopps, Regional Media Officer on 07824 518641 or [email protected] or contact the RNLI Press Office on 01202 336789.

RNLI/Jordan Holmes

Members of the Ladies Section of Blyth Golf Club together with representatives from Blyth RNLI

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