As huge crowds lined the beach and promenade this weekend for the third annual Cleethorpes Airshow, Cleethorpes RNLI lifeboat made two emergency launches and saved the lives of three people on Saturday and Sunday.
On Sunday afternoon (27 July) information was received from the Coastguard that two boys in an inflatable dingy were in difficulty at Mewslade Bay, being swept out to sea.
RNLI lifeguards in south Devon had a busy weekend (26-27 July) dealing with a host of incidents across several beaches.
RNLI lifeguards in north Cornwall had a busy weekend (26-27 July) dealing with many incidents across the several RNLI lifeguarded beaches.
Lifeguards at Crooklets and Summerleaze beaches worked together to help around 30 bathers who’d got caught in a flash rip current yesterday afternoon (Sunday 27 July).
Escorting giants in the Mersey, a ceremony to scatter ashes, rescue 10 fisherman in 3 incidents with 5 engine failures, socialising with a dalek, crew being towed by Lilliputian tugs, all in a Sundays work at New Brighton lifeboat station.
Shortly before 5pm on Sunday, 27th July 2014, HM Coastguard requested the launch of Criccieth's RNLI lifeboat to assist a speedboat suffering from engine failure between Penychain Head and Criccieth.
A male kayaker was brought ashore by Llandudno RNLI inshore lifeboat yesterday (Sunday 27 July) after getting into difficulties off the resort's Little Orme headland.
The present hot weather has resulted in a number of callouts for the Horton and Port Eynon lifeboats station. Most recently the lifeboat has been launched for rescues on two consecutive days.
Tenby inshore lifeboat was launched at 5:46pm following a report to Milford Haven Coastguard that a swimmer appeared to be in difficulty in a rip off Tenby's Castle Beach.
Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) lifeguards dealt with a flurry of incidents on Lowestoft beach on Saturday (26 July) as the hot weather saw hundreds of people flocking to the coast.
Courtmacsherry RNLI has rescued five people today after their 66ft yacht got into difficulty off the coast of Cork.
Volunteer crewmen of the RNLI’s Barrow station today, Monday 28th July 2014, launched their all weather Tamar class lifeboat to go to the assistance of a day fishing boat with a disabled engine
The Boule Knockout Tournament hosted by Rye Harbour RNLI Lifeboat Station on Sunday 27 July at the Inkerman Arms was a great success, raising £300 for RNLI funds
Dunmore East volunteer lifeboat crewmember, Roy Abrahamsson, married Tramore native, Caroline Kiely, in Dunmore East this weekend and Roy’s lifeboat colleagues turned up in full life-saving kit to wish the couple every happiness in their married life.
The volunteer crews of both the All-weather lifeboat and Inshore lifeboat have had a varied and busy time this week
Ramsey’s Mersey class RNLI lifeboat, the RNLB Ann and James Ritchie, was launched on Saturday evening (26th July) to go to the assistance of a 40ft yacht with engine failure.
It was been a busy weekend for the volunteer lifeboat crew with Lough Ree RNLI.
Volunteers at Newbiggin lifeboat station are celebrating tonight after a successful fundraising afternoon that raised around £2300.
Wicklow RNLI were called out during their station open day today (Sunday 27 July).
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