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Weston-super-Mare RNLI stalwart retires after 40 years

16 May 2014 Last updated at 15:22 BST

The head of the RNLI lifeboat station in Weston-super-Mare is retiring after 40 years of service - and more than 1,500 rescues.

Pete Holder, who joined the service in 1974, said he had "mixed emotions" about stepping down.

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