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Gallery: RNLI Lifeboat Pull

13:00 10 May 2013

Weston RNLI Life Boat pull along Weston Sea Front.

Weston RNLI Life Boat pull along Weston Sea Front.

Sam James

CREW and volunteers for Weston’s RNLI took part in a five mile round trip on one of the charity’s main fundraising days.

Crew members in the lifesaving kit joined volunteers and the Mayor of Weston in pulling a D Class lifeboat from Anchor Head, along the promenade to the Tropicana and back.

It was a successful event with many people enjoying the Bank Holiday sun and throwing coins into the lifeboat and collection buckets.

The RNLI’s Sam James submitted these pictures to the Mercury of the Lifeboat Pull.

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  • I hope that is not the infamous missing flag in the background! Shame this news took longer to be reported on!

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    The Ghost

    Friday, May 10, 2013

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