Service to start Newbiggin RNLI fundraising week

On Sunday an open air service will signal the start of a major fundraising week for Newbiggin Ladies Lifeboat Guild.

The group have a number of events lined up with the service the first, getting under way at 3pm.

It will not only celebrate the work of the RNLI but also see local fishing vessels, including the lifeboat, blessed.

At the end of the service refreshments will be served, with an opportunity to look around the lifeboat station and meet the volunteers.