The storm today caused havoc in New Brighton with extensive flooding to many properties at Marine Point including the lifeboat station and also the scene of a most unusual and unexpected rescue of a group of 9 children aged 5 and below.
Sheerness all weather lifeboat (ALB) launched Thursday 5 December at 2.00pm to a 37ft Yacht “Spirit” with 3 persons on board.
Mr John Lindon, Head of Community Investment for RBS International, visited RNLI Douglas lifeboat station this afternoon (5 December) to present a cheque to be shared between the Island’s five lifeboat stations.
The volunteer crew from Barmouth RNLI inshore lifeboat launched at 8.45 on Thursday 5 December, in a westerly Force 8 gale, in response to a call from HM Coastguard and Barmouth Harbour Master.
RNLI Angle’s all weather lifeboat was launched on Wednesday (4 December) following a report of an unconscious crew member on board a 30m fishing vessel.
An 11m fishing vessel, which fouled her propellers off Skomer Island, was towed to safety by RNLI Angle’s all-weather lifeboat on Monday (2 December).
Both of Ramsgate RNLI's lifeboats were called out at 12.54pm on Wednesday, 4th. December to assist a 30ft. cabin cruiser with two people on board that had lost engine power and was taking in water off the Thanet Offshore Windfarm.
Welsh RNLI lifeboat crew, fundraisers and lifeguards will see themselves on the big screen next week as a travelling outdoor gallery, taken from a new book, visits Cardiff as part of its UK tour.
Tenby all-weather lifeboat Haydn Miller was requested to launch by Milford Haven Coastguard at 9:15pm on Wednesday 4 December after they had received a report of a flare sighted in the Old Castle Head area of Manorbier.
UPDATED AT 10:00 06/12/13: RNLI Flood Rescue Teams helped evacuate 25 residents and six dogs from their homes following flooding in North Wales yesterday. The teams are now standing by as more bad weather is predicted in the coming hours.
RNLI volunteers from the Welsh RNLI Flood Rescue Team have deployed to help evacuate residents whose homes have been flooded in Rhyl, Denbighshire
On Wednesday December 4 at 11.25pm both St Davids RNLI all-weather and inshore lifeboats, with their volunteer crews launched on service.
Once again, lifeboat supporter Tina Fennimore opened up her house in Westham Drive Pevensey to the public to raise funds for Eastbourne lifeboats.
RNLI helmsman Ross Purchase has returned home to south Wales after a week taking part in a Lifeboat Crew Exchange Programme in the Netherlands.
Volunteer crew members from the RNLI Portpatrick lifeboat station received a cheque for £300 from the Stena Line Golf Society on Sunday 24 November.
Both of Rhyl's RNLI lifeboats and shore crew in the station landrover, were summoned by theirpagers at 12.15am on Wednesday 4th December 2013
Work to build an All-weather Lifeboat Centre (ALC) is now underway as building contractor Leadbitter secures the contract to build the facility, which will enable the RNLI to produce its own all-weather lifeboats in-house for the first time.
There wasn’t a spare seat in the house when RNLI supporters packed Sutton Coldfield’s Town Hall for its main fundraising event of the year, a Celebration Concert performed by Canoldir Male Choir. This year’s programme had a hint of Christmas.
Tom Robertson MBE (72) recently celebrated his 40 years of service to Queensferry lifeboat at a party in the Masonic Hall, Queensferry.
Staithes lifeboat launched today (Wednesday 4 December) to help tow a charter angling boat with six aboard after it radioed for help with engine trouble off Runswick Bay.
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