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KING CHARLES III ANNOUNCED AS RNLI’S NEW PATRON

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) has announced that His Majesty King Charles III is to become the new Patron of the lifesaving charity – and his first experience of the charity’s work was right here on the Isle of Wight.

King Charles III succeeds Queen Elizabeth II and continues the tradition of patronage for the charity by the reigning monarch, which began when the RNLI was founded in 1824 with King George IV as its first Patron.

The current King has a long history with the RNLI and has made several visits to lifeboat stations and sites over the years. The most recent was a visit to St Ives RNLI Lifeboat Station in July last year, accompanied by Queen Camilla, as part of Their Majesties’ first official visit to Cornwall following the Coronation.

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But King Charles’ first ever experience of the RNLI was on 7th July 1964 when, as the-then Prince of Wales, His Royal Highness accompanied Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and HRH The Princess Royal to Cowes to observe the sea trials of a new Waveney class lifeboat.

The appointment of His Majesty King Charles III as Patron has been approved by the RNLI Trustee Board, in line with the charity’s constitution and byelaws.

The RNLI has stations at Bembridge, Cowes and Yarmouth, with the Inshore Centre at East Cowes.

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Sloop John B.
Sloop John B.
1 month ago

The free taxi service can now take the migrants straight to his luxury castles and palaces and he can pay for their keep.

The RNLI have lost a lot of support due to this, and now they will lose a lot more who dislike this unelected freeloading man along with his disgraceful family.

Harry
Harry
Reply to  Sloop John B.
1 month ago

The are the countries biggest benefit family.

Harry
Harry
1 month ago

Maybe Charlie will STOP the migrants entering by Dinghy’s
Lol

ISlander
ISlander
1 month ago

Thought to myself, “I bet every post is gullible gammon whining about immigration”.

Not disappointed.

Tony t
Tony t
Reply to  ISlander
1 month ago

You think you’re safe here on this beautiful island? They will come here too, open your eyes & wake up.

Catherine Johnson
Catherine Johnson
Reply to  ISlander
1 month ago

So, presumably you support unregulated illegal immigration, as demonstrated by the RNLI’s actions in the Channel?

Just for clarification, how many illegal immigrants have you housed yourself?

 

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