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TSB Staff and Customers make donation to Fraserburgh Lifeboat

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Stephanie McRobbie, local manager at the TSB and branch manager Alan Booth visited the station on 3 October and presented Coxswain Vic Sutherland and 2nd Coxswain John Stephen with a cheque for our funds.

A group photo shows LOM Hamish Partridge, 2nd Coxswain John Stephen, TSB local manager Stephanie McRobbie, TSB branch manager Alan Booth  and lifeboat shore helper Steven Ross. John, Stephanie and Vic are holding a huge promotional cheque. John and Vic are dressed in their lifeboat gear complete with lifejackets. The photo is taken inside the crew changing room.

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LOM Hamish Partridge, 2nd Coxswain John Stephen, TSB local manager Stephanie McRobbie, TSB branch manager Alan Booth and lifeboat shore helper Steven Ross.

Also pictured are Lifeboat Operations Manager Hamish Partridge and lifeboat shore helper Steven Ross.

Stephanie told us that the TSB staff had raised the money through selling DVDs and customers had also contributed.

“We’d like to thank all the customers and staff of the TSB for this donation, its very much appreciated by everyone at Fraserburgh Lifeboat Station,” said Vic.

He added, “All the money raised will go towards helping us to save lives at sea.”

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