On Tuesday 23rd September 2014 Belfast Coastguard was contacted by the owner of a yacht that was adrift off Greenock.
Added excitement for "Bart's Bash" competitors returning to the shore and the shared slipway!
first callout at 11am carries through to second callout at 3pm, finally returning to station at 6pm
The volunteer crew at Sunderland Lifeboat Station was involved in a search for a missing man from 4pm yesterday afternoon (Monday 22 July) after rescuing a woman who was with him.
On Tuesday (23 September 2014) at 4.25pm, Fenit RNLI volunteer lifeboat crew were requested by Valentia Coast Guard to launch and assist a man in difficulty on the rocks at the entrance to Barrow Harbour.
A triple celebration will take place on the Lleyn Peninsular coast this weekend. Porthdinllaen RNLI lifeboat crew will not only name their new Tamar class lifeboat and open the new boathouse, they will also be marking 150 years of saving lives at sea.
Children from all over the South West have been heading to the beach this summer to Hit the Surf with the RNLI. Over 1,500 pupils have taken part in the charity’s unique campaign in the past few months,
Building work to overhaul Ilfracombe RNLI’s current lifeboat station is due to start next month. The improvements are taking place to ensure the station is fit for purpose to house its new Shannon class lifeboat, due on station in spring 2015.
Both Arbroath lifeboats were launched on Saturday afternoon (20th September) following reports of a missing person.
Llandudno's inshore lifeboat crew members were called out by Holyhead Coastguard at 1.25 a.m. this morning following a report that a person was in the sea at Craig-y-Don.
On Sunday 14 September Largs RNLI volunteer lifeboat crew were called to the assistance of a yacht in Millport Bay with its anchor down and drifting towards dangerous rocks.
Alan Aldridge, 69, who has lived in or near the Isle of Purbeck for 67 years is celebrating his 70th birthday by running the 10k race in the Bournemouth Marathon Festival on 4 October in support of the RNLI.
Countless people had a lot of fun while raising over £2,500 for Scarborough RNLI on Saturday.
RNLI crew from London’s Tower lifeboat station saved a man’s life and carried out a daring rescue from beneath the London Eye during two call outs in the heart of the capital.
The Bowlers at Hollingbury Park Bowls Club have crowned the season by raising £875 for Brighton lifeboat station.
£1200 collected at the funeral of Tom Kirkpatrick from very generous friends and family.
Southend on sea’s RNLI search and rescue hovercraft was launched to reports of two teenage girls missing on mudflats after being enveloped by fog.
St Ives RNLI has smashed its fundraising target towards the cost of its new Shannon class lifeboat, raising an incredible £100,000 locally just 15 months after their appeal was launched.
Hartlepool RNLI’s volunteer crewmembers were called to rescue 3 fishermen after their boat was swamped by a wave and sank on Sunday 21 September 2014.
Paul Brace, who for years has literally come to grips with the twin outboard engines powering the RNLI’s Cowes inshore lifeboat, received an appropriate gift to mark his departure as joint mechanic: a spanner affixed to a specially crafted wooden base.
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