He would often pay tribute to Jo Allam

MY LATE husband Gordon, who was a reporter with the Weston & Somerset Mercury for many years, would often pay tribute to Jo Allam for her dedicated service to the RNLI. When the 'maroons' sounded at night to alert the lifeboat crew, he also made his way t

MY LATE husband Gordon, who was a reporter with the Weston & Somerset Mercury for many years, would often pay tribute to Jo Allam for her dedicated service to the RNLI.When the 'maroons' sounded at night to alert the lifeboat crew, he also made his way to the station on Birnbeck Pier. He would come home full of praise for Jo. She sometimes got there before him, having battled against all winds and weather, ready with the teapot and hot drinks for the crew on their safe return. She was a very remarkable lady.DORIS WILSHER - Knightstone Road, Weston


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