22 May 2024

Pottery society presents donation to town’s lifeboat

The national Hornsea Pottery Collectors and Research Society visited Hornsea Inshore Rescue on Monday to present the charity with a well-filled collection box that it had had on show at three of its meetings and AGM.

On arrival no one knew just how much was in the box, but when tipped out and counted it came to £108.

The group had decided to donate the money to Hornsea Inshore Rescue in memory of Harold “Bish” Naylor, who died last year. Bish, an ex-employee of Hornsea Pottery, had strong connections with both the society and Hornsea Inshore Rescue.

The society started more than 30 years ago and has 240 members worldwide. It issues a newsletter four times a year and has about 3,000 members on Facebook and a website at hornseapottery.co.uk.

Gratefully accepting the donation, Ian Worsdale of Hornsea Inshore Rescue thanked all those who donated and said how important it was to be such a well-thought of part of such a wonderful community.

Hornsea Inshore Rescue is on call 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. It is a totally independent local rescue organisation supported solely by donations and grants.