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Bikers boost for Lyme lifeboat

11:09 01 July 2013

Members of the classic motorcycle club on the lifeboat slipway at Lyme Regis. Photo by Richard Horobin

Members of the classic motorcycle club on the lifeboat slipway at Lyme Regis. Photo by Richard Horobin

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Motorcyle club travels from Bath to present a cheque to the RNLI crew

Irene Roper, of Lyme Regis Lifeboat Guild, presents a commemorative plate to the chairman of the classic motorcycle club to mark the club’s generosity over recent years. Photo by Richard HorobinIrene Roper, of Lyme Regis Lifeboat Guild, presents a commemorative plate to the chairman of the classic motorcycle club to mark the club’s generosity over recent years. Photo by Richard Horobin

Fifty-six motor cycle enthusiasts roared into Lyme Regis yesterday (Sunday) to make a donation to one of their favourite charities.

The riders, members of the Bath Classic Motorcycle Club, delivered a cheque for £350 to the Lyme Regis RNLI lifeboat station.

Club chairman Robin Howard-Evans said the RNLI and the air ambulance were their favourite charities.

Lyme Regis town crier Alan Vian welcomed the motorcyclists who arrived on machines ranging from a 1940 Norton to a 2012 Kawasaki.

The cheque was presented to Irene Roper on behalf of the Lyme Regis RNLI Guild and she presented the motorcycle club with a commemorative plate to mark their generosity over recent years.

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