award2

St Abbs Lifeboat presented with EBDA Award

We are delighted to announce that St Abbs Lifeboat has been awarded the Eastern Borders Development Association award for 2016.

awardAlistair Crowe accepts the award from Lord Lietenant Jeanna Swan.

“The Eastern Borders Development Association (EBDA) Award is made annually by the Trustees to a person or organisation who or which, through skill or effort, has made an outstanding contribution in social, economic or environmental fields in the past 12 months”

At a special 40th anniversary reception on the 6th March 2017, five members of our committee were presented with the award by the Lord Lieutenant of Berwickshire Jeanna Swan, in front of a specially invited audience which included previous award winners, local dignitaries and councillors from both the Scottish Borders  and Northumberland County councils.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank our local Councillor Jim Fullarton for our nomination, and also EBDA and its Trustees for awarding us this prestigious prize.