Kippford RNLI volunteer crew went to the aid of two swimmers who had got into difficulties near Almorness point.
The Eyemouth RNLI lifeboat had just left port to attend Berwick upon Tweed RNLI Open Day at 11:30am on Sunday 27th July 2014, when it was called out to reports of a fishing boat that had capsized.
Kirkcudbright Lifeboat held their Open Day on Sunday 27th July, 2014. Despite the weather many people enjoyed the rescue demonstrations by the crew of the Atlantic 85 “The Sheila Stenhouse”.
Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) lifeguards at Seaburn beach sprang into action on Saturday night (26 July) when they aided two teenagers.
The inshore lifeboat at the New Quay RNLI station, celebrating its 150th anniversary this year, was called out shortly before 11.30am on Friday, 25 July to assist a rib with two people on board off Aberaeron.
The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) has opened a box containing a bottle of 100-year-old brandy, a gift left in a Will to the charity which has been kept locked away for 24 years.
Abersoch RNLI’s inshore lifeboat, The Margaret Bench of Solihull, was launched at 11.42 pm on Wednesday, July 23 after a red flare had been seen in Porth Ceiriad, 2 miles south of Abersoch.
The volunteer Moelfre RNLI lifeboat crew along with the Moelfre L.B fundraisers are busy preparing the village for the annual Moelfre Lifeboat Day.
Oban lifeboat, the Mora Edith Macdonald, was tasked by Stornoway Coastguard on Sunday 27 July to attend the 33ft. yacht Braw Lass aground on rocks in Cuan Sound.
Tenby inshore lifeboat launched at 2.20pm on Monday 28 July to go to the aid of a sailing dinghy which had capsized in the north Bay.
Bamse , the Norwegian sea dog , a St Bernard, is a hero in Montrose.
South Wales RNLI lifeguards were kept extremely busy last week as thousands flocked to the beach to enjoy the first week of the school summer holidays.
Hartlepool RNLI’s all weather lifeboat, Betty Huntbatch, was tasked by HM Humber Coastguard to attend 3 separate incidents on the evening of Monday 28 July 2014.
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
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