Volunteers at Southport Offshore Rescue Are Set to Star in a Christmas Television Advert October 26th, 2016 Connor_Henderson Latest News Shares Comments VOLUNTEERS at Southport Offshore Rescue are set to star in a Christmas television advert showcasing their efforts keeping people safe in the resort. The lifeboat crew, based on the Esplanade, will be part of a Co-operative festive advert as one of four invaluable charities across the country. A film crew arrived on Saturday morning (October 22) to film the crew demonstrating some of their equipment and talking about the day to day life of a lifeboat volunteer. A spokesperson for the Offshore Rescue Trust said: “We have been chosen as one of the four charities to feature in this year’s Co-op Christmas TV advertising campaign which showcases their support of local causes. “The film crew along with the Lifeboat crew completed the filming on Saturday morning using all our equipment to demonstrate some of the lifesaving skills we have to assist the community whenever we are called upon. “The advert is due to air on TV on December 1, followed by additional footage and interviews on the Co-op website!” Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!