Seaton and Beer folk splash out for the lifeboats

PUBLISHED: 15:01 10 January 2018 | UPDATED: 10:31 12 January 2018

RNLI branch secretary Wendy Cummins (right) with Ann Roberts fundraising outside Seaton Tesco. Picture: SUBMITTED

RNLI branch secretary Wendy Cummins (right) with Ann Roberts fundraising outside Seaton Tesco. Picture: SUBMITTED


Officals reveal the outcome of their last two fundraising events as they plan another busy year

Seaton, Beer and District Branch of the RNLI has thanked its supporters for helping make 2017 another successful fundraising year.

Donations at its Christmas collection at Seaton Tesco raised £493.18.

And the Sea Shanty Night with singing by the Chantry Buoys at the Golden Hind, Musbury at the end of December raised £114.98.

The first event of 2018 is the annual RNLI SOS Table Top Sale on Saturday, January 27, from 9am to 12.30pm, at the Mariners Hall, Beer.

The hall will be open to sellers from 8am. For further information and to hire a table (£6) contact Ian Rangeley on 07813043301. There will be a variety of stalls, along with bacon baps, teas, coffee and a raffle.

The branch’s annual general meeting is on Tuesday, March 6, at 7.30pm in the Function Room of the Dolphin Hotel, Beer. Due to retirements the branch is seeking additional members for itscommittee, for its shop at Beer and for events. Please contact 01297 23040.

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