At a special ceremony held yesterday (Saturday 25 April), Newcastle RNLI officially named its new inshore D class lifeboat, Eliza, at its station in the county Down coastal town.
A Donegal woman who lost her father in a fishing tragedy when she was just six weeks old is lending her support to Mayday, the RNLI’s national fundraising campaign which runs from 1-4 May.
The lifeboat was launched on Saturday evening after two people were spotted attempting to make their way back to shore
Just 24 hours after Newcastle RNLI named their new inshore lifeboat, the volunteer crew launched their all weather lifeboat to go the aid of a stranded speedboat.
The volunteer crew of the All-weather Mersey lifeboat "Lil Cunningham" were paged at 5.23pm on the 25th April 2015 to assist a 24-feet leisure fishing vessel with engine failure, just off the entrance to Rhyl harbour, with two crew on board.
Volunteers at Rock RNLI lifeboat station held a formal naming ceremony and service of dedication for their new D class inshore lifeboat Rusper II this afternoon (Saturday 25 April) in front of hundreds of invited guests.
Howth RNLI all weather lifeboat launched at 4.00pm this evening (Friday 24 April) to reports of a 32ft sailing vessel with engine problems in the vicinity of the Baily lighthouse.
A solo kayaker aims to raise thousands of pounds for the RNLI by paddling 2015 miles round all the charity’s Scottish lifeboat stations.
Kirkwall RNLI Lifeboat rescues two men and their boat after engine fails off the Horse of Copinsay.
A LONE sailor was rescued this afternoon by RNLI lifeboats from Tynemouth and Cullercoats after his boat started taking on water near St Mary's Island, Whitley Bay.
Neil Wilson, a 38-year-old underwriter from Chelmsford, is taking on the 2015 London Marathon to raise money for the RNLI in memory of his grandfather.
Today (22 April) marks the 150th Anniversary of the naming of the first Royal National Lifeboat Institution rescue vessel to be stationed at Sunderland.
At 12pm on Friday 24 April 2015, the familiar Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) flag will be raised at Portishead’s new lifeboat station, signalling the formal adoption of Portishead Lifeboat Trust by the charity that saves lives at sea.
Flint RNLI volunteers responded to a ‘Mayday’ call to a speedboat with five persons aboard, the speedboat was reportedly experiencing engine problems in the vicinity of the Airbus load out facility at Broughton.
The Royal National Lifeboat Institution’s (RNLI’s) national fundraising event ‘Mayday’ will be launching next Friday (1 May) with events and collections taking place over the Bank Holiday weekend across Yorkshire.
The Royal National Lifeboat Institution’s (RNLI’s) national fundraising event ‘Mayday’ will be launching next Friday (1 May) with events taking place across the Bank Holiday weekend in Northumberland.
The Lifeboat Operations manager at Rhyl, Darrel Crowther, was recently invited to the annual dinner of the R.A.O.B. in Eccles, Manchester, to receive a framed picture and a cheque raised by the Buffaloes in memory of a departed brother.
RNLI volunteers from Penarth are once again appealing to people to be aware of the dangers of the incoming tide in the area, after the town’s lifeboats have launched twice in one week to rescue people from Sully Island.
The Quarry pub customers have been raising money for the RNLI Cullercoats for many years and this year was no different with an outstanding £1,023.68 raised in 2015.
A coast to coast cycle starting in England and finishing up in county Mayo next month will raise funds for Achill Island RNLI.
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