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Presthaven Sands gives donation to Rhyl RNLI.

Lifeboats News Release

The donation to the station is to go to national funds, as Presthaven nominated the RNLI as their national charity for 2023.

cheque presentation at Rhyl station

RNLI/Paul Frost MBE

Presthaven donation 20231103
The officials from the park in Prestatyn came to Rhyl boathouse and presented a cheque to Coxswain Martin Jones and Mechanic Callum Robinson for £8833.40.
This will go towards the national total being raised by the Presthaven group around the UK. Neil Ankers and his team came to the boathouse last week to hand over the cheque. The group has supported the RNLI for many years and raises needed funds for the charity.
Coxswain Martin Jones said ' The lifeboat station is very grateful to Bourne Leisure for their support on this part of the North Wales coast, the donation will go towards saving lives at sea and on inland waters around the UK'.
The staff are pictured L-R (standing) RNLI mascot Stormy Stan; Neil Ankers, General Manager Bourne Leisure; Michelle Osgood, (Head of activities). Tony Levett (entertainments manager); and Haven mascot Rory.
Below are Callum Robinson, ( mechanic); and Martin Jones, (coxswain)

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