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RNLI fundraiser visits last lifeboat station in Scotland

Lifeboats News Release

Alex Ellis-Roswell visited Eyemouth RNLI lifeboat station on Monday 17 July 2017 as he continues he incredible fundraising challenge.

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Alex is met by Eyemouth crew
Alex, who is walking around the entire coast of Britain and Ireland, visiting each and every RNLI lifeboat station on his journey.

Alex arrived in Eyemouth on Monday 17 July 2017 and was met by some of the lifeboat crew where he will stay for a day or two in order to rest following a recent ankle fracture, courtesy of a generous offer from The Home Arms Guest House, before setting off for Berwick-upon-Tweed.

So far Alex, who set off from Margate in August 2014, has raised over £53,000 and hopes to achieve a grand total of £95,000 once he completes his 9500 mile journey.

If you would like to help Alex reach his goal, then you can read more at;

mydonate.bt.com/fundraisers/longwalkround

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