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Lifeboat station runs poetry competition to mark RNLI's 200th anniversary

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An open poetry competition, Carry Us Home, to celebrate 200 years of the RNLI is being run by Sheringham lifeboat station in Norfolk. The judge is Moniza Alvi, and the deadline is 5 April. Poems are invited of up to 40 lines, focusing on mankind’s deep connection with the sea, and the bravery of rescue. Submit up to three poems by email to



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