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Pedal power to the fore at Cardigan Lifeboat Station

Lifeboats News Release

Cyclists raising money for the RNLI popped into Cardigan Lifeboat Station on Sunday 10 September.

RNLI/Dave Parkinson

Cyclists raising funds for the RNLI at Cardigan Lifeboat Station

The group of 20 riders are tackling the Tour de Dyfed and West Glamorgan over three days, covering 190 miles and visiting 10 lifeboat stations along the way – starting at Mumbles and finishing at New Quay.

They were given a warm welcome by volunteers at Cardigan RNLI Lifeboat Station when they popped in on Sunday morning.

The riders have so far raised more than £22,000 and further details and donations can be made at the RNLI Tour de Dyfed justgiving page.

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