Happisburgh Coast Watch won our April Charity Day with over 80% of the votes. Following their hard fought victory, chairman
and station manager Fred told us a bit more about the charity when he came in
to collect the cheque.
has been running for 24 years and it surveys a stretch of the Norfolk coast, monitoring
ships and anything that passes and logging it into their system. This vital information provides
great assistance to the coast guard who are greatly helped by the efforts of
the Happisburgh Coast Watch.
take home £364.10 from the ESE Charity Day, Fred has advised that it is a
tremendous help, the charity needs around £2,200 a year to survive so this will
tide them over for around 3-4 months.
will go towards the general upkeep of the premises, as well as broadband costs
(so that it can be monitored around the clock as well as allowing the
Happisburgh coast guard access to the log) and replacing equipment.
also in the process of moving offices and setting up a website which allow
people to donate online. We let you know the website once its live.
Thanks to everyone out there who voted, and keep an eye out for our next charity vote at the end of the Month.
Author Bio - Martin
Marketing Manager for ESE Direct, in my spare time I enjoy reading, playing music and near-total avoidance of DIY.