'Newport Numpties Angling Group' donate to Penarth RNLI
Members of the self-styled 'Newport Numpties Angling Group' visited Penarth RNLI lifeboat station this week with a charitable donation.
The group were able to donate £960 pounds to Penarth RNLI. This money had been raised by group members who arranged and participated in a number of social activities including a raffle and BBQ. The informal group has over 60 members, all of whom have a common interest in sea angling. The group were keen to donate the funds to a local RNLI station.
Jason Dunlop, Penarth RNLI Lifeboat Operations Manager, thanked the members for their kind donation. In an addition an offer was made for crew members to visit the angling group and offer sea safety advice, and it is hoped this will happen later in the year.
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The attached pictures show members of the 'Newport Numpties Angling Group' visiting Penarth RNLI and presenting funds to Jason Dunlop.
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The RNLI charity saves lives at sea. Its volunteers provide a 24-hour search and rescue service around the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland coasts. The RNLI operates over 238 lifeboat stations in the UK and Ireland and more than 240 lifeguard units on beaches around the UK and Channel Islands. The RNLI is independent of Coastguard and government and depends on voluntary donations and legacies to maintain its rescue service. Since the RNLI was founded in 1824, its lifeboat crews and lifeguards have saved over 142,700 lives.