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Newbiggin Lifeboat's Christmas Fair

Lifeboats News Release

Volunteers at Newbiggin lifeboat station are planning a Christmas Fair on the afternoon of Sunday 19th November 2017 in the boathouse.

The fundraising event gets underway at 1.00pm with a variety of stalls which should be of interest to all ages as we approach the festive period.

Why not warm yourself up with a hot drink followed by a mince pie or enjoy a sweet treat for all in the 'Christmas cracker dip'.

There is also a lot on offer on the tombola stall and home baking specialities particularly the cakes have always proved to be a hit.

This event is organised by the Newbiggin Ladies Fundraising Team so why not come along and give them your support while at the same time buying some Christmas gifts or some tickets for the Christmas raffle.

Earlier in the month on Saturday 4th November 2017 refreshments will be on sale outside the boathouse to coincide with the local trader's beach fireworks and bonfire. Come along and give us your support for the teatime display.

ENDS

RNLI media contacts
For more information please telephone Richard Martin, RNLI Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer Newbiggin on 07980 010544 or richard_martin2@rnli.org.uk or Nicola Quinn Regional Media Manager – North East & East telephone 07810 658 072 email nicola_quinn@rnli.org.uk or contact RNLI Public Relations on 01202 336789

If you would like to find out more about Newbiggin lifeboat station, its volunteers and its heritage then take a look at the local websites.



RNLI/Oliver Wrynne-Simpson

Gifts and ideas for the forthcoming Christmas Fair

RNLI/Richard Martin

Newbiggin Christmas Fair

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