Fete raises thousands for the RNLI

Hundreds of people headed to Seahouses on Bank Holiday Monday for the annual lifeboat fete and family fun day.

Friday, 31st August 2018, 14:00 pm
Updated Friday, 31st August 2018, 10:06 am
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The attendance was slightly down on last year which means the final figure raised is also likely to be a little lower. The sum is yet to be finalised, but is still predicted to be in excess of £7,000.

Seahouses RNLI has expressed thanks to all who contributed and the volunteers who worked so hard on the day.

Attractions included stalls, a demonstration by the inshore lifeboat capsize training boat and motorbike rides.

The lifeboat station was also visited by the Porsche 911 Fund Raising Project, where a couple are attempting to visit all 236 lifeboat stations around the UK and Republic of Ireland Coastline in 911 days.

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It just so happened, the day earmarked to visit Seahouses, after Craster and Amble, was during the fete.

The couple asked the station for a piece of rope with a knot, which will be added to a length of rope with a knot from every station visited, and a personal message to go on a postcard to Porsche UK, which is sponsoring the car.