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Byline: Get your Christmas shopping all wrapped up with RNLI and help save lives at sea
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The RNLI has launched an exciting new range of Christmas gifts for 2009. Whether it is a gardening enthusiast, coastal lover, food fan or youngsters you need to buy for, the RNLI Christmas gift range has something to suit all tastes and pockets. Available online at www.rnlishop.org.uk and through its new catalogue, all profits go directly to the charity, enabling it to continue with its vital work of saving lives at sea.

As well as gift wrap, a wide selection of Christmas cards, crackers and festive decorations, the RNLI Christmas gift range includes:

For garden enthusiasts:

Christmas bird seed bell – made from nourishing bird seed with an edible snow finish, our Christmas bell comes with a festive ribbon for hanging. £2.50

Chocolate garden tools – cultivate a taste for horticulture with this tin of chocolate garden tools. £5.95

Garden boules – a high quality set comprising eight weighty chrome boules, a jack, measure and instructions, all packed in a durable canvas bag. £19.95

Ring quoits – very popular with the Victorians, ring quoits is one of those games that seems simple – until you have a go. Comprising four rope rings, quoit base and screw-in stakes in a handy canvas bag. £14.95

Robin nesting box – designed to attract robins, wrens and other small garden birds, this nesting box has a unique camouflage finish to blend in naturally with its surroundings. £19.95

Wooden tool hanger – keep garden tools neat, tidy and off the floor with this traditional hanger. Made from ash there are holders for four T-handled spades, forks, edge-trimmers etc and six hooks for smaller tools. £19.95

Festive food:

  • Luxury Christmas pudding – liberally laced with rum and double cream, and packed full of succulent fruit and spices. Made especially for the RNLI. £11.95
  • Trio of dessert fruits – use as a luxurious topping for ice cream, folded into whipped cream, in trifles or to spice up fruit pies. Cherries in Kirsch (200ml), Peach Slices in Brandy (200ml) and Winter Fruits in Port (200ml). £9.95
  • Seafarers feast hamper – a selection of sumptuous seaside goodies packed in a lovely wooden boat-shaped box. Includes Belgian chocolate sea shells, marzipan seagull eggs, milk chocolate sardines, ‘Great Bite’ mints and for extra yo-ho-ho, Bootlegger Navy Rum (35cl). £39.95

Eco lovers:

  • Five eco shopping bags – in a cheerful rainbow of colours, four of the bags fold into the fifth, which converts into a neat pouch. £14.95
  • Recycled wine glasses – a pair of stylish 250ml wine goblets that required 40 percent less energy to produce than conventional glass. £14.95

Nostalgia:

  • 1520–1902 London map box set – time-travel from the reign of Henry VIII to the dawn of the 20th century with this set of four remarkable maps. A perfect gift for any railway or history buff. £29.95
  • Cadbury collection jigsaw – this wonderfully nostalgic puzzle features a selection of advertisements from the Cadbury archives. £11.95
  • Nostalgia trivia game – based on the fads, fashions, fun and frivolities of the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s, it’s an opportunity for people who recall deely-boppers, macramé, chopper bikes and kipper ties to reassert their authority. £14.95

Nautical

  • Yachts wall hanging – striking and sculptural in concept, this abstract wall hanging is created from hammered embossed metal adding a tactile as well as visual dimension to any room. £65.00
  • Beach hut CD unit and picture frame – the beach hut everyone can afford! This matching CD rack and picture frame make lovely coastal accessories for any home. CD unit £34.95, picture frame £8.95 or £40 for both

For her:

  • Lavish bath melts gift box -–a beautiful little wooden box of moisture-rich cocoa butter bath melts infused with natural botanicals of rose, heather and lavender. £6.95
  • Woolly bathers gift bag – this gorgeous knitted bag contains everything required for a truly indulgent bath or shower. Contents include dewy body wash, silky body lotion, soothing soap bar, heather travel candle and two lavish bath melts. £15.95
  • Slim diary – ideal for slipping into a jacket pocket or handbag, these two-weeks-to-view diaries are packed full of useful information. Available in black with gold blocking, and in soft-touch kingfisher blue or fuchsia pink. £3.95

For him:

  • Port and starboard socks – this pair of colour-coded socks are perfect for the directionally challenged. One size to fit UK shoe sizes 6–11. £4.95
  • Charles Buchan gift selection – printed with images, articles and snippets from two decades of Charles Buchan’s Football Monthly magazine these gifts are perfect for football fans young and old. Range includes stoneware mug, stainless steel vacuum flask and a size five 18-panel printed leather football. Mug £8.95, football £24.95, vacuum flask £17.95

For kids:

  • Gingerbread lifeboat crew – keep the kids occupied at Christmas decorating their very own lifeboat crew. Contains six gingerbread biscuits with four different coloured tubes of icing. £4.95
  • Very Hungry Caterpillar board game and puzzle – the most popular pre-school children’s book of the last 40 years is the theme for this fun board game and giant 24 piece jigsaw puzzle. Board game £12.95, floor puzzle £7.95
  • RNLI skipping rope – a traditional style skipping rope with painted wooden RNLI coxswain handles. Suitable for children aged three years and over. £3.95
  • RNLI wooden dominoes – a fun twist on the classic game – instead of dots, match the RNLI characters and the first to use all their pieces is the winner. Then pack them away in their special wooden box. Suitable for children aged three years and over. £5.95

The new range is available online at www.rnlishop.org.uk or call 0870 013 3999 for a catalogue or to place an order. Lines are open 8am–10pm Monday–Sunday.

Media contacts

For further information or to request product samples please contact Zoe Palmer, Door Wide Open on 07769712287, zoe@doorwideopen.com or HQ Public Relations on 01202 336789, pressoffice@rnli.org.uk

Byline: Get your Christmas shopping all wrapped up with RNLI and help save lives at sea
Page Content:

The RNLI has launched an exciting new range of Christmas gifts for 2009. Whether it is a gardening enthusiast, coastal lover, food fan or youngsters you need to buy for, the RNLI Christmas gift range has something to suit all tastes and pockets. Available online at www.rnlishop.org.uk and through its new catalogue, all profits go directly to the charity, enabling it to continue with its vital work of saving lives at sea.

As well as gift wrap, a wide selection of Christmas cards, crackers and festive decorations, the RNLI Christmas gift range includes:

For garden enthusiasts:

Christmas bird seed bell – made from nourishing bird seed with an edible snow finish, our Christmas bell comes with a festive ribbon for hanging. £2.50

Chocolate garden tools – cultivate a taste for horticulture with this tin of chocolate garden tools. £5.95

Garden boules – a high quality set comprising eight weighty chrome boules, a jack, measure and instructions, all packed in a durable canvas bag. £19.95

Ring quoits – very popular with the Victorians, ring quoits is one of those games that seems simple – until you have a go. Comprising four rope rings, quoit base and screw-in stakes in a handy canvas bag. £14.95

Robin nesting box – designed to attract robins, wrens and other small garden birds, this nesting box has a unique camouflage finish to blend in naturally with its surroundings. £19.95

Wooden tool hanger – keep garden tools neat, tidy and off the floor with this traditional hanger. Made from ash there are holders for four T-handled spades, forks, edge-trimmers etc and six hooks for smaller tools. £19.95

Festive food:

  • Luxury Christmas pudding – liberally laced with rum and double cream, and packed full of succulent fruit and spices. Made especially for the RNLI. £11.95
  • Trio of dessert fruits – use as a luxurious topping for ice cream, folded into whipped cream, in trifles or to spice up fruit pies. Cherries in Kirsch (200ml), Peach Slices in Brandy (200ml) and Winter Fruits in Port (200ml). £9.95
  • Seafarers feast hamper – a selection of sumptuous seaside goodies packed in a lovely wooden boat-shaped box. Includes Belgian chocolate sea shells, marzipan seagull eggs, milk chocolate sardines, ‘Great Bite’ mints and for extra yo-ho-ho, Bootlegger Navy Rum (35cl). £39.95

Eco lovers:

  • Five eco shopping bags – in a cheerful rainbow of colours, four of the bags fold into the fifth, which converts into a neat pouch. £14.95
  • Recycled wine glasses – a pair of stylish 250ml wine goblets that required 40 percent less energy to produce than conventional glass. £14.95

Nostalgia:

  • 1520–1902 London map box set – time-travel from the reign of Henry VIII to the dawn of the 20th century with this set of four remarkable maps. A perfect gift for any railway or history buff. £29.95
  • Cadbury collection jigsaw – this wonderfully nostalgic puzzle features a selection of advertisements from the Cadbury archives. £11.95
  • Nostalgia trivia game - based on the fads, fashions, fun and frivolities of the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s, it’s an opportunity for people who recall deely-boppers, macramé, chopper bikes and kipper ties to reassert their authority. £14.95

Nautical

  • Yachts wall hanging – striking and sculptural in concept, this abstract wall hanging is created from hammered embossed metal adding a tactile as well as visual dimension to any room. £65.00
  • Beach hut CD unit and picture frame – the beach hut everyone can afford! This matching CD rack and picture frame make lovely coastal accessories for any home. CD unit £34.95, picture frame £8.95 or £40 for both

For her:

  • Lavish bath melts gift box -–a beautiful little wooden box of moisture-rich cocoa butter bath melts infused with natural botanicals of rose, heather and lavender. £6.95
  • Woolly bathers gift bag – this gorgeous knitted bag contains everything required for a truly indulgent bath or shower. Contents include dewy body wash, silky body lotion, soothing soap bar, heather travel candle and two lavish bath melts. £15.95
  • Slim diary – ideal for slipping into a jacket pocket or handbag, these two-weeks-to-view diaries are packed full of useful information. Available in black with gold blocking, and in soft-touch kingfisher blue or fuchsia pink. £3.95

For him:

  • Port and starboard socks – this pair of colour-coded socks are perfect for the directionally challenged. One size to fit UK shoe sizes 6–11. £4.95
  • Charles Buchan gift selection – printed with images, articles and snippets from two decades of Charles Buchan’s Football Monthly magazine these gifts are perfect for football fans young and old. Range includes stoneware mug, stainless steel vacuum flask and a size five 18-panel printed leather football. Mug £8.95, football £24.95, vacuum flask £17.95

For kids:

  • Gingerbread lifeboat crew – keep the kids occupied at Christmas decorating their very own lifeboat crew. Contains six gingerbread biscuits with four different coloured tubes of icing. £4.95
  • Very Hungry Caterpillar board game and puzzle – the most popular pre-school children’s book of the last 40 years is the theme for this fun board game and giant 24 piece jigsaw puzzle. Board game £12.95, floor puzzle £7.95
  • RNLI skipping rope – a traditional style skipping rope with painted wooden RNLI coxswain handles. Suitable for children aged three years and over. £3.95
  • RNLI wooden dominoes – a fun twist on the classic game – instead of dots, match the RNLI characters and the first to use all their pieces is the winner. Then pack them away in their special wooden box. Suitable for children aged three years and over. £5.95

The new range is available online at www.rnlishop.org.uk or call 0870 013 3999 for a catalogue or to place an order. Lines are open 8am–10pm Monday–Sunday.

Media contacts

For further information or to request product samples please contact Zoe Palmer, Door Wide Open on 07769712287, zoe@doorwideopen.com or HQ Public Relations on 01202 336789, pressoffice@rnli.org.uk