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Troon RNLI receives a further donation from Taylor Wimpey

Lifeboats News Release

As part of its ongoing commitment to working in partnership with local communities, at the launch of its two developments for sale in Troon, Taylor Wimpey West Scotland teamed up with the RNLI in Troon to confirm that it will donate £25 for each house sold and completed in Troon.

Pictured are Urda Cotter (Treasurer Troon RNLI) and Jean Shields (Vice President Troon RNLI) with the latest donation of £275 from Taylor Wimpey West Scotland’s local sales executive Claire Anderson.

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Pictured are Urda Cotter (Treasurer Troon RNLI) and Jean Shields (Vice President Troon RNLI) with the latest donation of £275 from Taylor Wimpey West Scotland’s local sales executive Claire Anderson.
The latest donation of £275 has been paid to the charity this month, which brings the overall donation paid so far to £3,725 towards the grand sum of £5,650 that has been pledged, with all money going directly to the local RNLI Troon Lifeboat Station.

Commenting on the continuing support that it receives from Taylor Wimpey West Scotland, Jean Shields, RNLI Troon Vice President said: “We are extremely grateful for the ongoing support that we have received from Taylor Wimpey West Scotland, and we can’t thank them enough for the latest donation, which takes us closer towards the grand total they pledged. This money will be put to work locally to help us achieve the overall aim of our service to the local community. On behalf of everyone at RNLI, I would like to say a huge thank you.”

Audrey Ross, Sales and Marketing Director at Taylor Wimpey West Scotland said: ”We are really pleased to be able to continue our support of the RNLI at its Troon Lifeboat Station. Our donation of £3,725 to date reflects our long-term relationship with this essential local charity and service that provides a link between the growing new community at Princess Gate, and the existing community of Troon. Working with the RNLI is a real honour and we are extremely proud to be delivering on our overall commitment to them for the duration of our build period in Troon."


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