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Healthy: Boost from 12,000 miles

By Cornish Guardian  |  Posted: November 16, 2012

DONATION: Mike Meakins presenting the cheque to Port Isaac RNLI senior helmsman Damien Bolton with fellow RNLI members and staff from Buttermilk Confections.

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THE POPULARITY of Doc Martin in Australia has led to a £1,000 donation to Port Isaac RNLI.

Mike Meakins and four colleagues run the Port Isaac branch of Buttermilk Confections and Mr Meakins was approached a year ago by the magazine TV Week Australia who were covering the TV series.

Local RNLI committee chairman Bob Bulgin said

Mr Meakins won permission to reproduce a double page article about Doc Martin as a poster for sale and donated the proceeds to Port Isaac RNLI and Cornwall Air Ambulance.

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