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News 2015

News and general pictures from 2015

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Jack Lowe's converted ambulance mobile darkroom on the beach bank
Jack Lowe setting up for a portrait of the coxswain
Jack Lowe setting up for the crew photograph
jack Lowe setting up his plate camera for the crew photograph
Jack Lowe's Ambrotype of Coxswain Allen Frary
The site for the new painting on the quayside, fronting land left bare by a fire in 2005
Local artists Linda Patrick and Toby Newman get started on a large blank canvas
Sue Rainsford on the boathouse and Linda Patrick on beach huts
New quayside hoarding taking shape with Hazel Ashley figures
Sky divers Jill and Kieron Scillitoe with Coxswain Allen Frary at the boathouse
An expectant small crowd gathers on the quay for the mural unveiling 21/3/15
The Beano Burrito Brand entertain at the Mexican evening
Helena Anderson's painting of the 2006 rescue of a horse and two riders cut off by the tide
Wells crew and guests in London at the launch of the Civil Service Lifeboat Fund appeal for the Shannon lifeboat
Dungeness' Shannon lifeboat 13-02 The Morrell
Norfolk Superhero challenge 2015 - 1 mile swim in a choppy harbour channel
Norfolk Superhero challenge - finished swimmers run to collect their kayaks
Norfolk Superhero 2015 - transistion 1 from swimming to kayak race
Superhero 2015 - start of 4 mile kayak leg leaving Burnham Overy Staithe
Superhero 2015 - quickly recovered kayak after capasize at start of kayak leg
Superhero 2015 - transistion 2 from kayaks to bikes for 45 mile ride
After the bikes, a 10 mile run on the sea bank, tracks, beach and marsh
Stormy Stan lends a hand with the marshalls
Guild and crew volunteers and their families came to watch the event
Watching at the finish line as the first finishers run over the marsh and across the channel
Winners Niall McCallum (l) and Dave Walker (r) with Stormy Stan (c))
Superhero 2015 - Out on the bike course
Swapping relief lifeboat 12-25 (l) with Wells lifeboat (r) after the last refit, March 2010
Relief Mersey-class lifeboat 12-005 Lady of Hilbre is washed down after recovery at Wells, 2/7/15
Wells Lifeboat is lifted at Lowestoft Haven Marina for onward transport by road, 3/7/15
superheroes running over 400 miles from Norfolk to Newcastle for the RNLI...
Jill Scillitoe skydiving for the Shannon appeal
Coxswain Allen Frary (l) with Jill and Kieron Scillitoe presenting cheque for sky dive
Wells crew with Jill and Kieron Scillitoe receiving a cheque for over 5500
Great Superhero run team arrive in Wells (29/8/15)
Great Superhero runners with members of Wells lifeboat crew (29/8/15)
Wells Lifeboat leaves Poole All-Weather Lifeboat Centre after refit for journey home (14/9/15)
Exercise Sheringham Response - joint exercise with Sheringham Shoal windfarm and Cromer RNLI 10/9
Exercise Sheringham Response - joint exercise with Sheringham Shoal windfarm and Cromer RNLI 10/9
Exercise Sheringham Response - joint exercise with Sheringham Shoal windfarm and Cromer RNLI 10/9
Exercise Sheringham Response - joint exercise with Sheringham Shoal windfarm and Cromer RNLI 10/9
Exercise Sheringham Response - joint exercise with Sheringham Shoal windfarm and Cromer RNLI 10/9
Winners of this year's RNLI Golf Day, with Wells Lifeboat Operations Manager Chris Hardy
Disabled fishing vessel Audrina is manoeuvred onto a mooring buoy, 7/10/15
Horses being led off Scolt Head island, 13/10/15
Latest Shannon appeal total on Wells quayside hoarding (16/10/15)
Chairman Peter Rainsford (l) celebrates with Wells Guild members, Swaffham Guild members, Lifeboat crew and supporters
Barrow lifeboat 'Grace Dixon' on exercise to a windfarm
Packed boathouse for the 2015 Christmas Carol Service
2015 Christmas Carol Service at the boathouse

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