Lifeboat Week raises £1,270

Ian Rangeley, chairman of Seaton and Beer RNLI, with volunteers at the Beer lifeboat week. Ref shb 2

Ian Rangeley, chairman of Seaton and Beer RNLI, with volunteers at the Beer lifeboat week. Ref shb 27-16TI 3453. Picture: Terry Ife - Credit: Archant

Crowds flocked to Beer’s annual Lifeboat Week to raise £1,270 for the RNLI.

Beer Lifeboat Week included a duck race on Sunday afternoon. Ref shb 27-16SH 1289. Picture: Simon Ho

Beer Lifeboat Week included a duck race on Sunday afternoon. Ref shb 27-16SH 1289. Picture: Simon Horn. - Credit: Archant

The charity’s Seaton and Beer district branch put together a reduced programme of events, including a quiz night, music evening, street collection and coffee mornings.

Highlights included the 11th annual duck race day, which raised almost £600. The winning duck was sponsored by Gail Turner from Sidmouth. Some 54 Beer Primary School pupils entered a duck poster colouring competition.

Visitors were also treated to a man overboard display from the Lyme Regis lifeboat.

Wendy Cummins, branch secretary, thanked volunteers, all who attended and sponsors.

Beer Lifeboat Week included a duck race on Sunday afternoon. Ref shb 27-16SH 1289. Picture: Simon Ho

Beer Lifeboat Week included a duck race on Sunday afternoon. Ref shb 27-16SH 1289. Picture: Simon Horn. - Credit: Archant

Beer Lifeboat Week included a duck race on Sunday afternoon. Ref shb 27-16SH 1289. Picture: Simon Ho

Beer Lifeboat Week included a duck race on Sunday afternoon. Ref shb 27-16SH 1289. Picture: Simon Horn. - Credit: Archant

Beer Lifeboat Week included a duck race on Sunday afternoon. Ref shb 27-16SH 1279. Picture: Simon Ho

Beer Lifeboat Week included a duck race on Sunday afternoon. Ref shb 27-16SH 1279. Picture: Simon Horn. - Credit: Archant

Beer Lifeboat Week included a duck race on Sunday afternoon. Ref shb 27-16SH 1279. Picture: Simon Ho

Beer Lifeboat Week included a duck race on Sunday afternoon. Ref shb 27-16SH 1279. Picture: Simon Horn. - Credit: Archant

Beer Lifeboat Week included a duck race on Sunday afternoon. Ref shb 27-16SH 1265. Picture: Simon Ho

Beer Lifeboat Week included a duck race on Sunday afternoon. Ref shb 27-16SH 1265. Picture: Simon Horn. - Credit: Archant


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