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Community turns out in support of Flint RNLI’s annual firework display

Lifeboats News Release

Flint RNLI are pleased to report that their fireworks display was an amazing success raising important funding for the local charity that saves lives at sea.


Flint RNLI light up the skies at their annual firework display

The event was started by Flint Town Mayor Cllr Michelle Perfect lighting ‘Barbara’s Beacon’. Shortly followed by the fireworks display set from within Flint Castle.

Alan Forrester, Lifeboat Operations Manager and Event Organiser said:

‘It was great to be back providing a firework display for the local community. We are extremely grateful to our committed supporters and volunteers who help us to ensure that the event can take place and raise funds for the RNLI.’

Notes to editors

  • Pictures Credit - RNLI Flint
  • Flint RNLI lifeboat station was established in 1966. To learn more about the lifeboat station go to
  • Since 1966 Flint Lifeboat has launched over 700 times, saved 103 lives, and rescued a further 148 people.  

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For more information contact Carly McCarthy and Aby Norwood Flint RNLI volunteer press officers, on [email protected] or [email protected].


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