Boy raises £200 for Scarborough RNLI
A six-year-old lifeboat supporter raised nearly £200 for Scarborough RNLI by making and selling lemonade.
Declan McCoubrey had a little assistance from his mum Prue Hick.
Between them, they made a batch of lemonade with lemons and sugar. Declan’s dad, Drew McCoubrey, helped him paint a table yellow and white. They stood it outside their home in Greenstead Road, Newby. Declan’s big sister Evie, 10, helped make the signs.
It was a hot day and friends and neighbours bought so many glasses of the thirst-quenching beverage that two more batches had to be made.
* For details, ring Scarborough RNLI press officer Dave Barry on 07890 322992.
Key facts about the RNLI
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.