News, Weymouth Lifeboats

Fri 23 June 17

Weymouth RNLI lifeboat crew have won a prestigious Local Heroes award.


The crew were nominated for the Service Award by RNLI Weymouth lifeboat station fund raiser Teresa Drage in local radio stations annual Wessex Fm Local Heroes Award.
Wessex Fm staff hosted the glittering Black Tie event at the National Sailing Academy on Portland on Friday 23rd June 2017 where dozens of people from all walks of life vied for a number of awards given out on the evening. A spokesman for Wessex Fm said “Well done to all of our winners, and to our sponsors, for such an inspiring, emotional, and fun evening for all.
It was tough work for the judges to choose our winners, but we think you’ll agree that they were worthy of their trophies.”
The Service Award was collected on behalf of all the lifeboat crew members by lifeboat Coxswain Andy Sargent, accompanied by crew members Alice Higgins and Lyle Stantiford.