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Newbiggin Easter Fair Success

Lifeboats News Release

Newbiggin's Ladies Fundraising team had a successful Easter event in the boathouse today which raised almost £700.

Visitors are welcomed into the lifeboat event

RNLI/Richard Martin

Newbiggin Easter Fair
The Ladies worked tirelessly throughout the day with a variety of stalls including tombola, gifts and fancy goods along with the lifeboat shop's array of souvenirs. Also popular with the many visitors was the home baking table which with hot beverages proved irresistible.


The fair was staged to coincide with a number of other special local events including the annual kite festival which increased the weekend visitor numbers.


With the summer months coming up the Ladies are already making plans for their next fundraising venture.


ENDS

For further details please contact 01670 817320.

RNLI media contacts
For more information please telephone Richard Martin, RNLI Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer Newbiggin on 07980 010544 or richard_martin2@rnli.org.uk or Alison Levett RNLI Media Relations Manager North on 07786 668912 or alison_levett@rnli.org.uk or contact RNLI Public Relations on 01202 336789

If you would like to find out more about Newbiggin lifeboat station, its volunteers and its heritage then take a look at the local websites.
The fancy goods stall team are kept busy

RNLI/Richard Martin

Newbiggin Easter Fair
The boathouse busy with many visitors

RNLI/Richard Martin

Newbiggin Easter Fair

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