Charles Cattell has been a member, dedicated teacher and examiner of Wisbech and District Life Saving Club for 37 years. During this time he has encouraged, trained and examined generations of local children, teenagers and adults for awards of the Royal \Life Saving Society, especially for the Bronze Medallion. Despite being retired, he gives his time weekly in helping to run the Club by co-ordinating training, looking after the accounts, dealing with correspondence and fundraising. If away from Wixbech, he nonetheless ensures that Club training runs smoothly. .He is the mainstay of the Club and represents it at Branch Meetings. The Royal Life Saving Society has honoured his contribution with a number of service and merit awards over the years. He swims and runs regularly to keep fit.