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Haven Holidays' fireworks fundraiser for RNLI goes off with a bang

Lifeboats News Release

Britain’s largest provider of domestic holidays, Haven, is supporting the RNLI in helping raise funds to help save lives at sea.

Berwick-upon-Tweed Haven Holiday Owners with RNLI Crewman Ken Surtees at their Firework Fundraise for the RNLI

RNLI/Hazel Bettison

Haven Holidays fundraiser for RNLI

Not only are they helping fundraise, but have also working with the RNLI to champion coastal safety through fun and educational family activities.

On Saturday night 4 November 2023 Berwick-upon-Tweed Haven Holiday Park, hosted a firework fund raiser in aid of the RNLI. The team of holiday owners along with Crewman Ken Surtees from Berwick-upon-Tweed lifeboat station, who works for Haven, had organised numerous stalls to raise monies for the RNLI.

Holiday makers had the chance to meet other crew members and their families, to talk about the importance of the RNLI the charity that saves lives at sea.

Hazel Bettison, Lifeboat Press Officer at Berwick-upon-Tweed, said: 'A huge thank you goes to Haven Holidays and the holiday owners for all you are doing for the RNLI. It was a great night that went off literally with a lot of bangs.'

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The RNLI charity saves lives at sea. Its volunteers provide a 24-hour search and rescue service around the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland coasts. The RNLI operates 238 lifeboat stations in the UK and Ireland and more than 240 lifeguard units on beaches around the UK and Channel Islands. The RNLI is independent of Coastguard and government and depends on voluntary donations and legacies to maintain its rescue service. Since the RNLI was founded in 1824, its lifeboat crews and lifeguards have saved over 142,700 lives.

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