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Beaumaris lifeboat launched to assist police & coastguards at the Menai Bridge.

Lifeboats News Release

At 12.40 pm on Sunday 23 October at the request of H. M Coastguard the volunteer crew members of the R N L I Beaumaris lifeboat were paged to attend an incident involving an individual at the world famous Menai Suspension Bridge.

The Beaumaris Inshore Atlantic 85 Lifeboat Annette Mary Liddington launched at 12.48 pm and proceeded to make her way towards the bridge.
 
Fortunately in this instance the service of the lifeboat was not required as the incident was resolved by north Wales police prior to the arrival of the lifeboat, which was consequently stood down by H.M. Coastguard at 12.53 pm.
 
The lifeboat returned to Beaumaris by1.03 pm being refuelled and made ready for further service by 1.35 pm.

 
Notes to editors:

Lifeboat Open Day 2017 will be
Saturday 3 June  11.00 am to 4.00 pm
Celebrating 50 years since the arrival of the first inshore lifeboat
(Blue Peter 11) at the station.
Subject to operational requirements a display by the lifeboat

RNLI media
 
For more information please telephone John Pulford, Beaumaris RNLI Volunteer Lifeboat Press officer on 07824 764474 or Chris Cousens R N L I Press officer Wales & west on 01745 585162.

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