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Bikers Cove Raise over £2000 for RNLI Queensferry

Lifeboats News Release

The Bikers Cove, friends and neighbours of RNLI Queensferry Lifeboat Station, hosted a Custom Bike Show at the end of July in aid of the RNLI.

Sunday 31st July 2016 saw bikers from all over the country attending an event in South Queensferry to raise money for RNLI Queensferry. The range of motorcycles on display was fantastic, and the day was a huge success with live music and things going on to entertain the whole family.

In total the event raised £2238.07, a truly incredible amount! We at RNLI Queensferry would like to say a huge thank you to everyone at The Bikers Cove for all the hard work they put into organising the fundraiser, with special thanks going to Tricia Sutton and Chas McLeod.

Notes to Editors
Photo credit – Stewart Attwood.

Image 1; Jimmy Cairncross Atlantic 85 RNLI Lifeboat based at South Queensferry, along with some of the Attendees of the Custom Bike Show

Image 2; Custom Bike Show at Bikers Cove

Image 3; Some of the bikes featured at the event

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RNLI Queensferry Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer, Arabella  Kuszynska-Shields on 07502 379438 or Arabella_Kuszynski-Shields@rnli.org.uk

Or Richard Smith, RNLI Public Relations Manager Scotland on 01738 642956, 07786 668903 or Richard_Smith2@rnli.org.uk

Or Henry Weaver, RNLI Press Officer for Scotland, 01738 642946, 07771 943026, henry_weaver@rnli.org.uk

Or contact RNLI Public Relations on 01202 336789

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