Charity Bingo in aid of Wells RNLI draws a full house
Local community bingo group ‘Wicken Green Bingo’ who are based at Green park rural centre Sculthorpe held a charity bingo in aid of Wells RNLI on Friday 20 October raising an amazing £1040 for the station.
Notes to editor
Volunteers are the lifeblood of the charity and 97% of its frontline lifesavers are volunteers.
The RNLI's vision is to save every one. To find out more and make a donation, please visit: RNLI.org/donate. Every penny counts.
The Wells RNLI is located at Beach Road, Wells-next-the-sea, Norfolk, NR23 1DR. There is a well stocked shop in the boat house, usually open Fridays to Mondays, 10am-4pm, staffed entirely by volunteers.
The current lifeboats at the station are a Shannon class all-weather lifeboat No 13-46, Duke of Edinburgh, new to the station in 2023 and a D class inshore lifeboat No. D-797 Peter Wilcox, in service since 2016.
Key facts about the RNLI
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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