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RNLI Kyle station to host afternoon tea

By Philip Murray

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The Kessock lifeboat in action. Picture: RNLI.
The Kessock lifeboat in action. Picture: RNLI.

An afternoon tea to remember past crew will be held at the Kyle of Lochalsh lifeboat station later this month.

The event, which will take place on Saturday, June 22 from 2pm to 4pm, promises "a lovely afternoon of chat along with tea, coffee and lots of cakes".

Entry is by donation and the RNLI shop will also be open.

During the afternoon tea the station will play host to the RNLI 200th anniversary scroll, bearing the RNLI pledge and is being relayed through RNLI communities.


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The RNLI’s lifeboat station in Kyle of Lochalsh operates from the Sound of Sleat to the south, the Inner Sound to the north and the six sea lochs in between. Kyle of Lochalsh Lifeboat Station’s B class lifeboat carries out a wide variety of rescues.

The ;ifeboat crew are all volunteers, headed up by the lifeboat operations manager and launch authorities and supported by a shore crew team.

The wider team includes volunteer fundraisers, shop volunteers and youth education presenters.

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