At 12.38pm on Sunday 1st March 2015, Troon all-weather lifeboat was requested to launch by MRCC Belfast Coastguard to a person in the water at Ayr Harbour.
A specialist team of lifeguards are touring Birmingham this week, taking the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) key beach safety messages to primary schools across the city.
Moelfre RNLI have opened a new and exciting chapter in the station’s rich history, as the volunteer crew officially move in to their new home.
The Director of Community Lifesaving and Fundraising for the RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution), Leesa Harwood, chaired a meeting at Rhyl lifeboat station as part of her fact-finding visit to North Wales.
Excitement is the word of the moment at Ilfracombe RNLI, as this week the news came that the launch and recovery vehicle appeal target has been reached.
The volunteer lifeboat crew of Stromness RNLI spent almost 12 hours at sea overnight assisting a 20-metre fishing vessel in six metre waves.
A cheque for more than £7,000 was presented to the RNLI by West Dorset District Council chairman Gillian Summers as she marked the end of her four year tenure.
The RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution) is fundraising for £1,000,000 to cover the cost of building a new lifeboat station on Loch Ness, providing the volunteer crew with the station they need to continue to save lives on the largest body of fresh
The Director of Community Lifesaving and Fundraising for the RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution), Leesa Harwood, recently visited Rhyl lifeboat station on a fact-finding visit to North Wales.
Clifden RNLI's all-weather lifeboat was launched on Friday last (20 February) to go to the aid of a fishing boat in difficulty off the Connemara coast.
The UK may still be in the depths of winter, but the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is already looking for strong swimmers with a good level of fitness to patrol the county’s beaches this summer.
Art students are to drape a giant scarf around the lighthouse to raise money for Scarborough RNLI.
RNLI fundraiser Alex Ellis-Roswell has arrived at Angle lifeboat station, putting him a step closer to completing his gruelling 6,500 mile challenge around the UK coastline.
RNLI Angle’s all weather lifeboat was alerted on Friday night (February 20) to go to the aid of a motor boat which had fouled her propeller off Hazelbeach, near Neyland, on the Milford Haven Waterway.
Filey volunteer RNLI Lifeboat crew were called out at teatime today (Wednesday 25 February) after a commercial fishing vessel asked for assistance.
Stonehaven RNLI volunteer lifeboat crew launched the Inshore Lifeboat (ILB) at 5.10pm (Tuesday 24th February) after a person was reported missing. The alarm was raised after the person failed to return from their walk.
Burnham-on-Sea lifeboat Volunteer Lesley-Ruth Hart, having successfully completed her shore crew training, has been selected as a probationary lifeboat crew member.
Newquay's RNLI lifeboat volunteers responded to their first call of 2015 at 3.47pm on Friday (20 February) after two girls were reported trapped by the incoming spring tide on Great Western Beach.
Plymouth residents are being given a unique chance to take a thrilling ride down a 100m water slide in the heart of the city centre when the RNLI’s Slipway Slide visits Plymouth next month.
At the recent Angling Ireland Show (21-22 February), 367 anglers from all over Ireland visited the RNLI stand for lifesaving tips and sea safety advice, and to avail of the free lifejacket clinic.
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