And the winner is...Lyme Regis Lifeboat crew

Pasties and a bent propeller are amongst the glittering awards at RNLI prize giving ceremony

IT wasn’t quite the Brits – but Lyme Regis Lifeboat’s annual awards still created a few waves.

Pasties and a bent propeller were amongst the coveted trophies carried home by worthy recipients.

Crew member Dave Bisson won the Dangerous Dog Award, although his bulldog Ruby fortunately stayed at home, Dave Street won the Bent Propeller Trophy, a tribute to his seamanship, and Phil Ball was awarded a whole box of pasties to recognise his appetite during training sessions at the lifeboat station.

Meanwhile Ritchie Durrant, 19, who was nominated but not chosen to carry the Olympic torch, was consoled with the presentation of an alternative torch - batteries included.


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There were also awards for John and Jan Dover, press officer Richard Horobin and the landlord of the Cobb Arms, John McClements and his wife Linda.

More than 100 attended the event at Lyme Regis Golf Club on Friday when John Cable and Rob Crabbe were joint masters of ceremonies.

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