A TEAM of volunteers from Swanage have won a regional award for their RNLI lifeboat fundraising.

The Swanage Lifeboat Fundraisers group was named Regional Branch of the Year at the RNLI South West Regional Awards ceremony.

Over the past three years fundraisers have doubled the annual raised income at Swanage to more than £68,000.

Swanage RNLI spokesman Becky Mack explained: They are an extremely proactive group.”