Dungeness Angling Association presents £1,200 cheque to sponsor a volunteer lifeboat crew’s kit.
On Wednesday 4 September, 2013 at the crew training night in the RNLI boathouse at Dungeness, the Chairman of the local Dungeness Angling Association, Malcolm Jones presented a cheque for £1,200 to Coxswain Stuart Adams as part of their sponsorship from the Association to kit out one of the volunteer lifeboat crew. This project will continue rolling out £300 each year for at least the next five years to make sure the kit is maintained to the highest standard the RNLI requires.
Photograph shows Chairman of Dungeness Angling Association presenting £1,200 cheque to Coxswain Stuart Adams
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