Volunteer Deputy Second Coxswain Ian Stringer of Eastbourne lifeboats has received a 30 year long service badge to add to his growing tally of awards for outstanding service.
Ian first joined the crew of Eastbourne lifeboats in May 1981 as a young shore helper and quickly progressed to become a crewman aboard the inshore lifeboat and is now Deputy Second Coxswain aboard the station’s all-weather lifeboat Diamond Jubilee.
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