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Charity darts league supports life saving efforts in Blyth

Lifeboats News Release

A local ladies dart charity league has recently donated £600 to Blyth RNLI

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Ladies charity darts team presenting a cheque for £600 to Blyth Helm Jordan Holmes
The charity league that meets on a Tuesday has been raising funds to support a local charity.

The ladies then made the donation of £600 to the local RNLI lifeboat station at Blyth.

Kerry Storey, representing the Tuesday Ladies Darts Charity League said, 'We are very grateful to the volunteers at Blyth RNLI for the work they do in saving lives in our area. We hope that our donation enables them to continue to keep this tremendous work up.'

Jordan Holmes, Helm at Blyth RNLI collecting the cheque on behalf of the said, 'We are extremely grateful to the Tuesday Ladies Darts Charity League for their efforts in raising this fantastic donation. We will put it to good use so that we can continue saving lives at sea.'

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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 (North and East) on 07824 518641 or [email protected] contact the RNLI Press Office on 01202 336789.

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Blyth Helm Jordan Holmes receiving a £600 cheque from charity darts team

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