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A 3-in-1 concert organised by the Island’s very own Newchurch Male Voice Choir raised over £400 for Sandown & Shanklin Independent Lifeboat last month.

Cor Meibion Llanellie Male Voice Choir from Wales performed alongside the Island’s female harmony singers Cantobelle as they joined forces with Newchurch Male Voice Choir at St John’s Church, Sandown.

A fantastic £416 was raised by the event on 2nd November, with a cheque handed over to volunteers at Sandown & Shanklin Independent Lifeboat (SSILB) on 25th November.

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Mark Birch, Operations Manager of SSILB said:

“We are thrilled to receive this donation from the Newchurch Male Voice Choir.

“Their continued support for our lifesaving work is very humbling and it’s great that they chose to sing out for our volunteers and our charity. We cannot thank them enough.”

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