Libeboat day and fete raises £7,000

Happisburgh Lifeboat Day. Howard Bell launching on display. Pictures: RNLI

Happisburgh Lifeboat Day. Howard Bell launching on display. Pictures: RNLI - Credit: Archant

A lifeboat day and fete raised £7,000 for its coffers in four hours.

Russell Pickering & Howard Bell in action. Pictures: RNLI

Russell Pickering & Howard Bell in action. Pictures: RNLI - Credit: Archant

Visitors to Happisburgh Lifeboat Day enjoyed a wide range of games, competitions, food and drink, live music, as well as educational activities.

The RNLI community safety team gave advice on how to stay safe near water and how to enjoy themselves, and the lifeguards offered similar advice.

Meanwhile, the ambulance service first responders taught CPR, and the RAF Neatishead museum brought its Jaguar simulator for people to climb inside and experience the feelings of being inside a jet fighter. HM coastguards were also in attendance.

Station spokesman Philip Smith said: "We had a very successful and exciting day. Visitors could also meet the crew,


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"At 3.30pm both Happisburgh's lifeboats were launched along with the support of RNLI lifeguards to put on a display of how all three work together to save lives at sea."

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