THE season has been launched for Llandudno lifeboat visitor centre by a fund raising group from Liverpool.

The volunteer group which raised £50,000 for the RNLI last year, were delighted to be taken around the new Llandudno station and see its two lifeboats.

Myfanwy Jones, Lifeboat Visits Officer said, ‘We always hoped our visitor centre would prove to be a valuable visitor attraction, especially as we wanted to give something back to the town that has always taken the lifeboat station and crew to its heart.”

An RNLI spokesperson said: “The lifeboat visits team members didn’t know what to expect in 2018, their first year, but nearly 8,000 people passed through the doors. It was a great start and it is hoped the centre will go from strength to strength.

“The team volunteers are now preparing for the 2019 Spring and Summer season with the next open event being on Sunday April 14. The team members have repeatedly been complimented on their knowledge and hospitality and have consistently received excellent feedback.

The centre will be open between 1.00pm and 4.00pm on: Sunday April 14, Tuesday April 16, Wednesday April 17, Thursday April 18, Good Friday April 19, Saturday April 20, Easter Sunday April 21, Monday April 22, Tuesday April 23, Wednesday April 24, Thursday April 25, Sunday April 28, Saturday May 4 (Bank Holiday Weekend), Sunday May 5 and Monday May 6.

Additionally, the RNLI Shop in the town centre is also looking forward to another busy season with opening times 10.00am until 5.00pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and Wednesdays from 10.00am until 4.00pm.