Local ladies RNLI darts league raise funds for Dungeness and Littlestone RNLI
On Friday 28 April at the Institute in Lydd, the local RNLI ladies darts league, who have been raising funds during their darts matches, kindly presented cheques to Dungeness and Littlestone RNLI lifeboat stations totalling £1,500 towards saving lives at sea.
Photograph by RNLI volunteer deputy LPO Simon Collins, shows (l to r) Dungeness RNLI volunteer crew members Daniel Head and James McQuirke together with vice chairman of fundraising committee, Brian Wilkinson and committee member Betty Paine with one of the cheques.
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