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New Tesco in Aldeburgh Donates £500 to RNLI Aldeburgh

A cheque for £500 will be handed over to RNLI Aldeburgh Lifeboat Station at 10.30 on 8th July, the opening day for the new Tesco in Aldeburgh.

Russell & Newnes Local Wine Shop Hands Over Cheque For £750

Local independent wine shop, Russell & Newnes will be handing over a cheque for £750, following the sale of red and white wine which had a label painted by local artist Kirstie Blackbenz.  Bryan Newnes very generously donated 10% of all sales to RNLI Aldeburgh Lifeboat Station and will be presenting the cheque to the Coxswain at 12pm on Saturday 21st June.,

20th Anniversary of the ‘Freddie Cooper’

There will be a re dedication service of the ‘Freddie Cooper’,  at Aldeburgh Lifeboat Station on Saturday 31st May 2014, to celebrate 20 years of service.  Past and present crew will be attending the ceremony.

New Addition To The Crew

James Cable (Aldeburgh Lifeboat Station Mechanic) and his partner are pleased to announce the birth of their son Jack Ross Cable, born on Friday 26th November.  All crew and volunteers send their congratulations to the family.

Any Old Towels?

The Coxswain and crew at Aldeburgh Lifeboat Station urgently require any old towels, that can be donated to help keep both boats in their usual pristine condition.  If anyone can help, please can the towels be dropped into either the RNLI shop or into the station.  Many thanks.

Aldeburgh Lifeboat Station August Events 2013

Aldeburgh Lifeboat Station will be taking part in the following public and fundraising events :-

10th August – Open Day, with the lifeboats launching at 2.30pm (subject to change).

11th August – Church Service on the beach at 3.00pm.

19th August –  Aldeburgh Carnival, with the lifeboats launching at 11.00 am.

24th August – Aldeburgh Lifeboat Station Street Fair.

Aldeburgh Lifeboat Station LOM has new beach role

Simon Reid

Simon Reid, Aldeburgh Lifeboat Station’s LOM has taken part in Benjamin Britten’s opera, ‘Peter Grimes’.  He had a non speaking part, playing the doctor. This took place on Aldeburgh beach, near the lifeboat station, with spectacular props being built.

An Unusual Visitor to Aldeburgh Lifeboat Station

We had an unusual visitor to the Lifeboat Station last week – a swan!  It was obviously interested in the Lifeboat in the ‘shed,’

Swan visits RNLI Aldeburgh Lifeboat Station

Swan visits RNLI Aldeburgh Lifeboat Station

but then became more interested in being fed and watered..!

Sarah Outen – Training at Aldeburgh

SARAH OUTEN - Photo: Nigel Millard

SARAH OUTEN – Photo: Nigel Millard

Aldeburgh RNLI are pleased to be associated with British adventurer Sarah Outen who is currently part way through a major expedition – a bid to loop the planet using human power, rowing, cycling and kayaking her way from London out and around back to London.

After her first attempt to row solo across the North Pacific from Japan to Canada was aborted in June 2012 after a run in with typhoon Mawar, Sarah is getting ready to relaunch her journey in March. She will be spending a few day’s training in and around Aldeburgh from 7th January with her boat ‘Happy Socks’
For more info on Sarah and to follow her London2London expedition see:

www.sarahouten.com  Twitter: @SarahOuten

Next Exercise
ALB 'Freddie Cooper' and ILB 'Christine' will launch on exercise on Sunday 27th July 2014 at 10.00am. This launch is subject to change.
Guild Events
Details of RNLI Street Fair and other summer events coming soon
Steven Saint Coxswain

Steven Saint.
Coxswain of the Aldeburgh Lifeboat.

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