RNLI Water Safety event at Seaton Carew a big success

Lifeboats News Release

Despite the weather Hartlepool RNLI Water Safety team had a busy day during there event at Seaton Carew, Hartlepool recently.

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Water safety officer Jayne Mandeville and daughter Daisy pictured with Stormy Stan at the Seaton Carew event.

There third annual event was attended by the RNLI, CIPHER Medical Consultancy, Hartlepool Police, Cleveland Fire Brigade, DS43 Community Defibrillators, Hartlepool Coastguard Rescue Team and Hartlepool Lifeguards.

Water Safety Officer, Jayne Mandeville said “I would like to thank everyone for their assistance at the event. We all share the passion to save lives and a big thank you to the public for attending. We even raised £78.00 for the charity in donations so once again thank you to everyone and to Milk no Sugar for the refreshments".

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RNLI volunteers Chris Hornsey, Jake Oates and Colm Simpson.

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Members of the organisations who took part in the event at Seaton Carew.

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CIPHER Medical consultancy staff pictured at the event.

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