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Rhyl RNLI Festive Dip Fundraisers present cheque

Lifeboats News Release

Local Rhyl fundraising group 'Belief' presented a cheque today for taking part in the RNLI Rhyl Festive Dip on Boxing Day.

'Belief' Fundraising Group Present Cheque to Rhyl RNLI Crew

RNLI/Martin Jones

'Belief' Fundraising Group Present Cheque to Rhyl RNLI Crew
The Rhyl based fundraising group 'Belief' met with Rhyl RNLI lifeboat crew at the Cob and Pen pub this afternoon (Sunday 5 February) to hand over their sponsorship money for taking part in the annual Festive Dip.

The group raised an amazing £1,225 and presented the cheque to Coxswain Martin Jones. Belief have become fancy dress regulars at the annual festive dip, this year taking part as a flock of flamingos!

Rhyl RNLI Coxswain Martin Jones said: 'We are grateful to the Belief fundraising group for braving the cold water every year to support us, we rely on their donations to keep the RNLI afloat. We look forward to seeing what fancy dress costumes they come up with at the next dip!'

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For more information please contact Judith Sharp, Deputy Lifeboat Press Officer, Rhyl RNLI. [email protected] 07967 240735

'Belief' Flamingos at Rhyl RNLI Festive Dip

RNLI/Paul Frost

'Belief' Flamingos at Rhyl RNLI Festive Dip

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