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The RNLI attended the CSPA Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 9/10 October 2019 in Kenilworth. Giving out information on the very important work that they do.

Lifesavers Podcast

What does it take to save a life?

A new podcast speaking to our crew first hand about their rescues has launched, and is available on Soundcloud, Itunes and Spotify. For the first episode, Anna Heslop, RNLI Cullercoats Crew Member will share the story of how she first got involved with the RNLI. At 17 years old, she was out walking her dogs when she witnessed a teenage boy get swept into Whitley Bay.

Thinking on her feet, she threw him a life ring and called the Coastguard. Cullercoats RNLI responded to the incident and rescued the teenager, thanks to Anna’s quick thinking. Shortly after, Anna, also a Fundraising Manager for the RNLI, decided to join the crew and has been volunteering for the past five years.

The weekly podcast series will also hear from five other RNLI lifesavers including Tower crew member Al Kassim, East Yorkshire lifeguard Lauren Cooke, Newquay lifeguard Sam Harwood and Georgia Keating, another crew member from Cullercoats.

If you would like to share what fundraising you’re up to within the monthly update, please get in touch as I’d love to hear what you’re doing to support our mission of saving lives at sea!

Please feel free to call me to discuss your fundraising plans on 07920 471060 or on email for business at alice_dewsnap-smith@rnli.org.uk

Finally, remember to follow The Lifeboat Fund on Twitter to read the latest news and visit the website for all of the downloadable materials.

Alice Dewsnap-Smith | Corporate Manager


M: 07920 471060 | W: www.rnli.org.uk

Working hours: Monday - Thursday 8.30-16.30

The RNLI is the charity that saves lives at sea