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The RNLI is the charity that saves lives at sea

Date: 16 June 2013

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Rye Harbour Lifeboat Station Annual Open Day 2013 – Saturday 22 June

Rye Harbour Lifeboat Station will open their doors for the Annual Open Day between 10am and 3pm on Saturday 22 June 2013.

This is a great family event, where you get an opportunity to meet the crew and see demonstrations of a rescue carried out in the river Rother.

Dungeness all weather Lifeboat will be visiting.

The Sea Safety Officer will also be at the event

Food and refreshments will be available throughout the event, there will also be a cake stall, cake raffle, tombola and souvenirs.

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Key facts about the RNLI: The RNLI is the charity that saves lives at sea. Its volunteers provide a 24-hour search and rescue service around the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland coasts. The RNLI operates over 230 lifeboat stations in the UK and Ireland and has more than 140 lifeguard units on beaches around the UK. The RNLI is independent of Coastguard and government and depends on voluntary donations and legacies to maintain its rescue service. Since the RNLI was founded in 1824 its lifeboat crews and lifeguards have saved over 137,000 lives.

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