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Cheque presentation to Horton and Port Eynon lifeboat by Burrows Caravan Park

Lifeboats News Release

Burrows Caravan Park raised money for Horton and Port Eynon Lifeboat Station RNLI.

Barbara Jones, one of the residents of the caravan park, presented the cheque for £190 to Peter Muxworthy the station treasurer.
 
Lawrie Grove the Lifeboat Operations Manager for the Horton and Port Eynon Lifeboat Station said: ‘We are very grateful to the Burrows Caravan Park for the generous donation  which will be put to good use for the station.’

Notes to editor
Attached is a photo of the presentation showing Barbara Jones accompanied by other residents of  Burrows Caravan Park. Also in the photo are crew members and members of the lifeboat station.

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