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Mumbles fundraising gets a boost

Lifeboats News Release

The management and staff at the new store in the village have given a cheque to the RNLI

Crew receive cheque from store managers

RNLI/Andy Miles

Crew of the Mumbles RNLI Lifeboat received a cheque from the new Co op in Mumbles
The RNLI Lifeboat crew arrived at the new Co operative supermarket in the village today to be presented with the generous donation of £500. The store is due to open soon as part of the long awaited Oyster Wharf development.
Tim Conway Lifeboat operations manager at the Mumbles lifeboat station said ' This is a tremendous gesture for us. The RNLI is a charity, we can only keep launching our boats with the donations of the public and companies like this. We're very grateful'

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