William Riley

 

Charity Commission

Whitby Historic Lifeboat Trust

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Contact

MR PETER THOMSON
THE AVENUE
RUSWARP
WHITBY
YO21 1NG
Tel: 01947 606079
Website: www.whlt.co.uk (note the website has been offline for sometime?)

Charity Trustees

  • Mr Dave Charlton
  • Mr David William Johnson
  • Mr Raymond Pennock
  • Mr David George Welham

Other Names: WHLT (Working Name)

Date of Registration: 17 Oct 2005

Governing Document: Constitution Adopted 25 August 2005

Charitable Objects: 17 Oct 2005

1) TO ADVANCE THE EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC THROUGH THE PRESERVATION, OPERATION AND EXHIBITION OF HISTORIC LIFEBOATS ASSOCIATED WITH THE TOWN OF WHITBY AND ITS ENVIRONS.

2) TO PRESERVE HISTORIC LIFEBOATS ASSOCIATED WITH THE TOWN OF WHITBY AND ITS ENVIRONS AND ENSURE THEY ARE OF EDUCATIONAL INTEREST, CONTRIBUTING TOWARDS YOUNG PEOPLE'S KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF LIFEBOAT SERVICES IN GENERAL.

3) TO PROMOTE ANY CHARITABLE PURPOSE OR PURPOSES WITHIN WHITBY AND THE SURROUNDING AREA AND WITH PARTICULAR REFERENCE TO THE CHARITABLE WORK OF THE ROYAL NATIONAL LIFEBOAT INSTITUTE.

Classification

What

  • Education/Training
  • Environment/Conservation/Heritage
  • Economic/Community development/Employment

Who

  • Children/Young people
  • Other charities/Voluntary bodies
  • General public/Mankind

How

  • Provides human resources
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
  • Other charitable activities

Area of Benefit: WHITBY AND ITS ENVIRONS

Where the Charity Operates: NORTH YORKSHIRE

Financial Summary

Financial Year End (FYE) Income Spending Accounts Received Annual Return / Annual Update Received
31 Dec 2009 £5,577 £5,878 Not Required 01 Jan 2010
31 Dec 2008 £20,336 £20,668 19 Aug 2009 01 Jan 2010 62 days late)
31 Dec 2007 £1,729 £21,884 29 Sep 2008 22 Sep 2008
31 Dec 2007 £1,729 £21,884 29 Sep 2008 22 Sep 2008
31 Dec 2006     30 Apr 2007 Not Received 1223 days overdue)

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