Photo club bows out with donation to Lyme lifeboat

Pictured at the presentation are (l to r) r Jennifer Hollands, Mark Ellis, Ron Ghost, Keith Lovell,

Pictured at the presentation are (l to r) r Jennifer Hollands, Mark Ellis, Ron Ghost, Keith Lovell, John Bird and Ken Lavery. Picture: SEB COPE - Credit: Archant

The RNLI team is presented with a cheque for £250 - a similar amount went to the air ambulance.

Former members of the Lyme Bay Photographic Club performed one of their last acts together at the weekend with a cheque presentation to the local lifeboat team.

The club recently closed and at its final meeting members of the group decided to split their remaining funds equally between the Dorset Air Ambulance and the Lyme Regis and Charmouth RNLI Guild.

As a result a cheque for £250 was presented to the RNLI’s Lyme Regis Deputy Launching Authority Ken Lavery at the town’s lifeboat station on Sunday (November 26).

The next major fundraising event for the lifeboat is the


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traditional Christmas Day swim at Charmouth and once again swimmers and dippers in weird and wonderful costumes are expected to brave the waves when the event starts promptly at 11am.

Last year some 250 swimmers took a dip in costumes ranging from penguins to dinosaurs…and, of course, Santa and nearly £2000 was raised for the RNLI.

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