At 1525 hours on Friday 7th March, 2014 Belfast Coastguard requested the assistance of Helensburgh RNLI lifeboat with an attempt to refloat a commercial fishing boat that was aground in the Holy Loch.
A fitting UK memorial has been unveiled to the sinking of HMS Birkenhead which resulted in the origin of the maritime call of 'women and children first' and to the sailors, marines & soldiers who's courage brought into being the term 'Birkenhead Drill
The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is working in partnership with Sunderland City Council to teach school children vital water safety messages through a series of interactive workshops.
Designing lifeboats and shooting rubber ducks with water jets are just two of the interactive activities that will be available to young people at the Royal National Lifeboat Institution’s (RNLI) stand at this year’s Big Bang Fair.
A bag pack in his local Asda, a cake sale and selling toys he no longer played with. Young Robert Forbes from Dundee, aged just eight years old, has certainly been working hard to raise funds for Arbroath RNLI!
Although initially a call for CG Helo R104, the aircraft winchman once lowered to the casualty vessel requested the assistance of the RNLI Lymington lifeboat crew to assist in the medical evacuation
Flint RNLI volunteers collect half a ton of unwanted clothing as part of the RNLI SOS appeal.
The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is looking for people who are interested in becoming lifeguards in East Lindsey.
A Mynydd Isa family travelled to Llandudno lifeboat station this week to hand over a special donation to RNLI funds.
Shortly before the BNY Mellon Boat Race gets underway on Sunday 6 April, a new event being held only a short distance from the event’s finish line will see 250 model lifeboats take to the River Thames in a race to raise funds for the RNLI.
Yorkshire Building Society Group is celebrating the end of its most successful charity partnership in its 150 year history raising more than £350,000 for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI).
Newhaven’s Severn Class lifeboat ‘RNLB David and Elizabeth Acland’ was launched on 6th March at 12.52 to a man cut off by the incoming spring tides.
At 9.15pm on Tuesday 4 March, Stornoway Coastguard requested the assistance of Leverburgh RNLI Lifeboat, following reports of suspected flare sightings west of Grimsay, North Uist.
Leverburgh RNLI Lifeboat was paged at 8.35am on 3 March following reports of a small angling vessel adrift in Loch Snizort, Isle of Skye.
The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) took another step towards establishing a fully operational lifeboat station in Stonehaven yesterday (4 March 2014) with planning permission granted and funding secured from Nexen Petroleum UK Limited.
Newhaven’s Severn Class lifeboat ‘RNLB David and Elizabeth Acland’ was launched on 5th March at 12.02 to a female cut off by the incoming spring tides.
A London lifeboat crew were called to a ‘ghost ship’ drifting on the River Thames in the centre of the city.
William Bixby and Geoff Pearce of the Mersea Island Lodge recently handed over a cheque for £1,000 to the West Mersea Lifeboat.
Morecambe’s RNLI inshore rescue hovercraft participated in a multi-agency exercise during which 6 crew members were winched onto the hovercraft from an RAF Sea King helicopter.
Morecambe’s RNLI inshore rescue hovercraft launched after a request from the Police and Coastguard to assist in the search for a man reported to be in danger.
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