Beth calls into lifeboat station on charity trek around UK

Charity walker Beth Wilkes with Lyme Regis lifeboat operations manager Nick Marks

LONG distance walker Beth Wilkes called into Lyme Regis lifeboat station on Monday during her marathon journey around the UK coastline.

Beth, from the West Midlands, started her trek at Tower Lifeboat Station on the River Thames on October 3 and plans to visit all the RNLI premises during the year.

Beth is raising funds for the RNLI and the Lowland Rescue charities and aims to travel some 10 miles a day staying with supporters on the way.

She was welcomed in Lyme Regis by volunteer lifeboat operations manager Nick Marks,who said: “I never cease to be amazed by the efforts of people supporting the RNLI in our efforts to save lives at sea.

“I wish Beth every success in her mammoth undertaking.”

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