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Hartlepool RNLI Water Safety Day

Lifeboats News Release

The annual Hartlepool Water Safety Day will be held at Seaton Carew this Saturday 15th July from 10.00am until 3.00pm behind the bus station.

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Learning how to use a throw bag at last years event.
Hartlepool Water Safety Officer Jayne Mandeville said "It's a free family fun day for everyone whilst learning about water safety, what the RNLI do, how to stay safe in and around the water, what the Lifeguards flags mean, Float to Live and much more".
Also in attendance will be Cipher Medical, Hartlepool Borough Council, Cleveland Police, Hartlepool Youth Service, Cleveland Fire Brigade, HM Coastguard, DS43 Community Defibrillators and refreshments from Milk no Sugar.
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