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RNLI Penarth holding fundraising coffee morning to help save lives at sea

Lifeboats News Release

RNLI Penarth is holding a fundraising coffee morning in Penarth Yacht Club on Saturday 29 October from 10:30 to 12:00.

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Tickets to the event will cost £1, with all funds raised going to help the lifesaving work of RNLI Penarth. As well as a selection of cakes available to buy, there will be a fundraising book sale on the morning.

Penarth’s lifeboat crew have responded to six callouts over the last month, which included assisting a vessel taking on water, going to the aid of people cut off by the tide, and taking part in a search for a missing person.

Sara Siddall, Secretary of RNLI Penarth Fundraising Committee, said:

“The coffee morning is always a popular event, and we’re looking forward to welcoming everybody on the day. It will be a great chance to get together and enjoy coffee and a chat, while supporting RNLI Penarth’s volunteer crew to continue saving lives at sea.”

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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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