Three life-saving heroes of the sea honoured for their long service to Hartlepool RNLI
Three life-saving heroes of the sea have been honoured for their long service to Hartlepool RNLI.
Volunteer crew members Steve Pounder and Steve Dunnett were given the RNLI 20-year long service medals at an awards ceremony held at Ramside Hall in Durham
Eddie Atkinson, who died last October aged 91, was awarded the Honorary Life Governorship of the RNLI.
Mr Atkinson was given the posthumous award for his 41 years service as Hartlepool lifeboat station’s treasurer.
His son-in-law, Malcolm Wallis, who has taken over the role in addition to the title of press officer, said: “It was a great... read more
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