When 5 year-old Lily Wright was on holiday in Llandudno this week she, together with her mum Fern and her grandma decided to call in to the resort's popular RNLI Shop in St George's Place.
At 3pm on Friday 29 August 2014 a windsurfer was in difficulty in Port Eynon Bay. The wind was westerly, blowing a force 5 and the windsurfer was being blown towards rocks at Slade.
Sprig the Springer Spaniel has been reunited with his owners – thanks to a chance sighting by Minehead’s volunteer RNLI lifeboat crew.
An exercise in communications between the volunteers of Lyme Bay National Coastwatch and the RNLI lifeboat stationed in Lyme Regis was hailed a great success yesterday (Sunday August 31st).
The RNLI has today (Monday 1 September 2014) announced that Lough Swilly lifeboat station in Buncrana, County Donegal is to be the first in Ireland to receive the new Shannon class lifeboat.
Barmouth RNLI Inshore Lifeboat crew were called out on Sunday 31st August to a small boat seen drifting off Fairbourne. On locating the vessel, it appeared that it was an empty tender which had broken loose.
For the fourth year running, Exmouth RNLI will be the hosts at the finish line of the Classic Jurassic Mini Club’s Mouth 2 Mouth rally on 7 September. The club plan to raise money for the lifeboat station and are hoping to attract 100 Minis this year.
A teenage boy was pulled to safety from the River Thames by a London lifeboat crew yesterday (Sunday 31 August) after a social media video went wrong.
The RNLI Peterhead Tamar Lifeboat ‘The Misses Robertson of Kintail’ launched on 28 August at 12.30 pm with its volunteer crew to rescue a possible casualty from cliffs near Slains Castle.
The Shoreham inshore lifeboat was tasked to a broken down 18ft leisure fishing boat near the lifeboat station at 3.55pm on Saturday 30 August.
Helvick Head RNLI officially named their new Atlantic 85 lifeboat B874 Robert Armstrong on Saturday (30 August 2014) during a ceremony held on the pier outside the lifeboat station.
Oban Lifeboat was tasked at 14:37 on Saturday 30th August by Stornoway Coastguard to assist a sailing ship which had gone aground on a reef known as "The Scrat" in Oban Bay.
It might be summer but the sea is still lethally cold, as a lucky swimmer discovered yesterday evening (Thursday 28 August).
Lymington RNLI where tasked by Solent Coastguard to stand-by an 8.5 metre vessel that was aground on the Shingles Bank in rising wind and tide.
Porthdinllaen, Trearddur Bay and Holyhead RNLI lifeboats have launched to assist in a major search for a 12 year old boy swept out to sea off Anglesey in rough conditions.
Courtmacsherry and Kinsale RNLI rescued 43 people yesterday after the pleasure boat they were on got into difficulty.
Tenby’s all-weather lifeboat Haydn Miller launched at 8:40pm on Wedesday 27 August after the 60 foot wooden sailing vessel ‘Silvery Light’ suffered a fire in rough seas some five miles West South West of St Govans.
On Thursday August 28 at 2.58pm both St Davids RNLI all weather and inshore lifeboats, with their volunteer crews were tasked to the aid of 2 kayakers who had capsized in Caerbwdi bay.
At 2042 hours on Thursday 28th August 2014 Helensburgh RNLI lifeboat was launched to go to the assistance of a person on a jetski that had developed mechanical problems and broken down while on passage from Helensburgh to Dumbarton.
Young brother and sister Charlie and Layla Goddard have been making and selling Loom Bands in the Strand, Saundersfoot during their summer holiday.
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