F.L.A.G. give generous donation to Dungeness RNLI lifeboat to help continue saving lives at sea
On Saturday 18 June a member from F.L.A.G. (Friends of Lydd Airport Group) gave a cheque for £1,417.45 to a volunteer representative from the RNLI lifeboat station.
Spokesman Michael Walsh, on behalf of the group said ‘our mission was to support our local airport in bringing much needed employment to our area and this is now complete so we are winding down F.L.A.G. for now but can come back in a heartbeat if needed in the future. We considered it fitting that our remaining funds should go to the RNLI at Dungeness to help with the marvellous work they do and long may it continue’
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Key facts about the RNLI: The RNLI is the charity that 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 230 lifeboat stations in the UK and Ireland and has more than 140 lifeguard units on beaches around the UK. 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 137,000 lives.
A charity registered in England and Wales (209603) and Scotland (SC037736).
Charity number CHY 2678 in the Republic of Ireland.