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Tenterden Ladies Lions Club raise funds for Dungeness RNLI

Two of the ladies members of the Tenterden Ladies Lions Club came along with their husbands to the lifeboat station here at Dungeness RNLI today and presented a cheque for £508.70p.

The Tenterden Ladies Club has been in existence for over 61 years and these amazing ladies work tirelessly holding raffles, clothes sales, nearly new sales, bacon butties mornings and even tea parties to raise tremendous amounts of money to give to charities.

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Photograph shows the two ladies with their husbands presenting cheque to volunteer vice-chairman of fundraising committee Brian Wilkinson together with Coxswain Stuart Adams and Station Mechanic Trevor Bunney

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