Seaton and Beer lifeboat team in buoyant mood

Seaton, Beer and District Branch RNLI manned the drink station with Beer Village Heritage at Beer He

Seaton, Beer and District Branch RNLI manned the drink station with Beer Village Heritage at Beer Head Caravan Site during the snow-hit Grizzly race. Picture: SUBMITTED - Credit: Archant

Local RNLI branch is celebrating another successful fundraising year

Members of the Seaton, Beer and District branch are celebrating another successful year of fundraising.

At their annual general meeting recently they heard that the gift shop in Beer had done good business and a further £12,537 had been raised from collections, donations and collection boxes.

But the meeting heard that more volunteers were still need to help run events across the area.

Secretary Wendy Cummins said events in March included a collection at Seaton Tesco when £486.06 was raised


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The next branch event is the Mayday Appeal in conjunction with Seaton Park Run on Saturday, May 5. Members will be collecting and giving out Yellow Welly badges and stickers. The 5k route is a loop from Seaton roundabout, to Axe Yacht Club and back via the roundabout.

For a sponsor form or to volunteer to help with other branch events - please call in to the shop in Beer, telephone 01297 23040 or email wac500@hotmail.co.uk

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