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Longhope RNLI welcome new crew member

Lifeboats News Release

The volunteer crew at Longhope RNLI has welcomed their newest volunteer crew member, Euan Dougall.

Mary Harris

Euan Dougall has recently become the youngest volunteer at Longhope RNLI.
Euan Dougall, 21, is now the youngest crew member at Longhope RNLI after completing and passing his crew development plan.

Following the good news, Euan said: 'The process was really enjoyable and it was well worth doing. I'm very pleased to be part of the Longhope lifeboat team.'

A spokesperson for Longhope RNLI Lifeboat Station says: 'We cannot thank Euan enough for his commitment, time and effort in becoming a fully fledged crew member of the Longhope RNLI Lifeboat. Well done Euan!'

Notes to editors

ยท Longhope lifeboat station has been operating since 1874. To learn more about the lifeboat station go to: https://rnli.org/find-my-nearest/lifeboat-stations/longhope-lifeboat-station

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