Lifeboat station open day raises £3k

Crew members at Skegness  RNLI  Open Day. Photo: Barry Robinson 79A0h-5BL4okRJ63k9xC
Crew members at Skegness RNLI Open Day. Photo: Barry Robinson 79A0h-5BL4okRJ63k9xC

Skegness lifeboat station’s annual fundraising day has raised nearly £3,000 for the charity that saves lives at sea.

Various stalls in and around the station along with collections on the day raised £1,799, with a further £1,117 having been collected by lifeboat crew members during the week around various pubs and bars in Skegness and surrounding area.

Collections at the Hildreds Shopping Centre are expected to take the total to around £5,000.

Skegness RNLI press officer Russ Matthews said: “The station would like to extend a huge thanks to everyone involved in the fundraising effort.”