THE sale of fish suppers is helping save lives at sea after the John Dory’s chain of traditional fish and chip shops revealed a deal to ‘sponsor a lifeboat volunteer’ as part of the RNLI’s Fish Suppers fundraising campaign which finished on Sunday.
‘Wee Lifeboatman’ still raising funds after 40 years
14th September 2014
THE ‘Wee Lifeboatman’ trophy, presented to Donaghadee Golf Club by the coxswain and crew of the town’s lifeboat more than 40 years ago, is still raising funds for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution – the charity that saves lives at sea.
Lifeboat crew say thanks to landlord and regulars of the Cock and Bottle
13th July 2014
IN the 25 years that Richard Talbot has been landlord at the Cock and Bottle pub in Notting Hill, London, staff and regulars have raised more than £13,000 in support of their adopted lifeboat in Donaghadee.
ROYAL National Lifeboat Institution chairman, Charles Hunter-Pease, visited the lifeboat station to say thank you to fundraisers, crew and station management. Later he joined coxswain Philip McNamara and crew aboard Saxon for a trip around the Copeland Islands.
Interested in giving your time to help save lives at sea? Make a difference in your local community. Donaghadee lifeboat station is looking to recruit volunteer crew members to crew its all weather lifeboat.
Crew and fundraising members of Donaghadee lifeboat station welcomed supporters of the charity to an open morning where they received a presentation and also the thanks of the Legacy Enquiries Manager Mark Allwood.
Ladies playing in the recent Lifeboat Trophy open day competition at Donaghadee Golf Club raised £340 in aid of the RNLI. The winner of the Trophy was Ann Harte who won on the back nine from Eleanor Alcock.
The awards presentation for Northern Ireland took place last Wednesday 12th June at Queen’s University, Belfast.The RNLI Chairman, Admiral the Lord Boyce presented awards to Ann Couser and Mary Miller of the Donaghadee Fund raising team for their efforts on behalf of the RNLI.