Tyre buyers boost lifeboat funds

11:28 20 January 2014

Pictured at the cheque presentation are (left to right) crew member Dan Currall, Tonia Lawson,  Brian Lawson and  crew member Tom Wallis. Photo by Richard Horobin

Pictured at the cheque presentation are (left to right) crew member Dan Currall, Tonia Lawson, Brian Lawson and crew member Tom Wallis. Photo by Richard Horobin

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Axminster firm’s £150 donation to the Lyme Regis RNLI team

A cheque for £150 was presented to the volunteer crew of Lyme Regis RNLI lifeboat yesterday (Sunday) thanks to motorists who bought tyres at an Axminster garage.

Tonia Lawson and her husband Brian, proprietors of Country Motors, handed over the donation on behalf of Kumho Tyres as part of its Cash for Causes project.

Customers were invited to choose between Axminster Hospital and the RNLI, and both have received a donation from the tyre company.

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