PAST and present volunteers from Tynemouth RNLI lifeboat station have been presented with official recognition of the work they have done for the RNLI.PAST and present volunteers from Tynemouth RNLI lifeboat station have been presented with official recognition of the work they have done for the RNLI.

During an afternoon ‘leaving do’, former volunteer crew members Ian Wood, Dave Pendlington and Paul Henderson were presented with Certificates of Thanks and Long Service medals following their retirement from the crew. Their combined service amounts to over 80 years.

Another milestone has almost been reached by volunteer collection box manager Graham Critchlow who was presented with the RNLI’s Bronze Medal for Fundraising after raising £90,000 for the RNLI by managing hundreds of collection boxes in shops, offices and pubs around the area. Graham is now well on his way to reaching his £100,000 target this year.

Tynemouth RNLI volunteers recognised for their achievementshttp://www.tynemouth-lifeboat.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/Crew-Leaving-and-celebration.jpghttp://www.tynemouth-lifeboat.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/Crew-Leaving-and-celebration-300x300.jpgTynemouth RNLIFeaturedNewscrew,fundraising,Tynemouth RNLIPAST and present volunteers from Tynemouth RNLI lifeboat station have been presented with official recognition of the work they have done for the RNLI. During an afternoon 'leaving do', former volunteer crew members Ian Wood, Dave Pendlington and Paul Henderson were presented with Certificates of Thanks and Long Service medals following their...The RNLI is the charity that saves lives at sea