Search

Memorial angling match in Reepham raises £551 for Cromer RNLI

PUBLISHED: 11:03 28 June 2017 | UPDATED: 11:03 28 June 2017

Cheque presentation after memorial angling match in Reepham raises £551 for Cromer RNLI. Paul Watling and Barbara Randell. Picture: Cromer RNLI

Cheque presentation after memorial angling match in Reepham raises £551 for Cromer RNLI. Paul Watling and Barbara Randell. Picture: Cromer RNLI

Archant

An angling match held in memory of a keen fisherman raised £551 for the Cromer RNLI.

More than 65 people attended the event in April to fish against each other and net the heaviest catch at Reepham Fisheries.

Jim Randell had been a keen angler as well as a supporter of the RNLI and his family decided the competition would raise money to support two causes - the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital critical care unit and Cromer RNLI.

Barbara Randell visited Cromer RNLI to donate £551, which was half the total raised, which will go towards the general running costs of the station.

Paul Watling, Cromer RNLI station mechanic, said a plaque will be put on the wall in the station entrance with Mr Randell’s details on it.

He said: “With the wonderful support of families and their donations, the RNLI is able to maintain the 24-hour cover to all who need it.”

Other news

Yesterday, 18:00

One of the oldest breed clubs in the world has extended a helping hand after the horrifying discovery of a large group of dogs dumped on a remote road.

Yesterday, 16:42

The RSPCA has issued a second appeal after eight more dogs were found dumped on the same day that seven were discovered abandoned on a remote Norfolk road.

Yesterday, 13:06

A number of events to take place at the Wells Maltings have been announced for November.

Yesterday, 12:05

Artwork created to mark 100 years since Armistice will go on display at St Mary’s Church in the village of Whissonett.

Most Read

Yesterday, 18:00

One of the oldest breed clubs in the world has extended a helping hand after the horrifying discovery of a large group of dogs dumped on a remote road.

Read more
United Kingdom
Yesterday, 16:42

The RSPCA has issued a second appeal after eight more dogs were found dumped on the same day that seven were discovered abandoned on a remote Norfolk road.

Read more
Nottingham
Yesterday, 13:06

A number of events to take place at the Wells Maltings have been announced for November.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:05

Artwork created to mark 100 years since Armistice will go on display at St Mary’s Church in the village of Whissonett.

Read more
army
Yesterday, 11:18

The Bishop of Norwich, the Rt Rev Graham James, led a special service in a mid Norfolk church to mark the rededication of re-hung bells.

Read more

Most Commented

Yesterday, 18:00

One of the oldest breed clubs in the world has extended a helping hand after the horrifying discovery of a large group of dogs dumped on a remote road.

Read more
United Kingdom
Yesterday, 16:42

The RSPCA has issued a second appeal after eight more dogs were found dumped on the same day that seven were discovered abandoned on a remote Norfolk road.

Read more
Nottingham
Yesterday, 13:06

A number of events to take place at the Wells Maltings have been announced for November.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:05

Artwork created to mark 100 years since Armistice will go on display at St Mary’s Church in the village of Whissonett.

Read more
army
Yesterday, 11:18

The Bishop of Norwich, the Rt Rev Graham James, led a special service in a mid Norfolk church to mark the rededication of re-hung bells.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 14°C

min temp: 7°C

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Dereham Times e-edition today
E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Dereham Times weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy