Morecambe RNLI get cash boost

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Volunteer lifeboat crews were presented with a donation of £700 from Morecambe Lodge 1561.

Nick Baxter, the Worshipful Master of Morecambe Lodge 1561, who is also a volunteer Deputy Launching Authority and the Sea Safety Officer for Morecambe RNLI said: “As well as many other local charities, each year the Lodge endeavours to make a donation toward the work of Morecambe lifeboat station.

“This year’s is intended to contribute toward the installation of a CCTV security system at the lifeboat and hovercraft stations.”

Pictured from left is lifeboat operations manager, Kevin Jackson, receiving the cheque from charity steward Roy Norman and worshipful master Nick Baxter.

RNLI volunteers provide a 24-hour search and rescue service around the UK.

The RNLI operates over 230 lifeboat stations in the UK and Ireland and has more than 100 lifeguard units on beaches around the UK. For more information on the RNLI please visit www.rnli.org.uk.