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.
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.,
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.
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.
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 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.
We had an unusual visitor to the Lifeboat Station last week – a swan! It was obviously interested in the Lifeboat in the ‘shed,’
but then became more interested in being fed and watered..!
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.
www.sarahouten.com Twitter: @SarahOuten