Hartlepool RNLI fundraisers cash boost

Lifeboats News Release

Hartlepool Enterprise Branch who fundraise for the Hartlepool RNLI raised £400.00 from a collection day at a town centre supermarket.

RNLI/Tom Collins

Hartlepol RNLI all weather lifeboat pictured at sea recently(file pic).
Enterprise Branch chairperson Beryl Sherry said: 'We had a fantastic day at the Clarence Road Morrison's store and I would like to thank everyone who made a donation and also the assistance from the Morrisons staff.

'Once again the support from our branch members and the Hartlepool public has been brilliant.'

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