Father Christmas paid a surprise visit to the contractors working on the RNLI’s newest lifeboat station at Portishead on Monday (15 December) morning.
Lymington RNLI Annual major fundraising event for runners of all ages from 5 upwards.
On the evening of Saturday the 6th of December 2014, members from Criccieth's RNLI lifeboat station were invited to attend Madog Yacht Club’s Christmas event and accept a donation of £1,400 towards the charity.
Saturday night (06/12) saw nearly 50 volunteers of Peel lifeboat station get together for their Christmas dinner.
A volunteer crew member from Sennen Cove who has dedicated almost 50 years to the RNLI has finally hung up his lifejacket for the last time.
The RNLI and Portishead & Bristol Lifeboat Trust are celebrating after raising an incredible £232,000 towards the cost of a new lifeboat station in Portishead in 18 months.
Undeterred by last year’s atrocious weather conditions Ramsey RNLI is once again hosting the New Year’s Day Ramsey Chilly Dip.
Staithes RNLI boathouse is currently home to three lifeboats with the addition of two vintage fund-raising lifeboat models.
An annual fly fishing event held at Bewl Water, Kent has raised an amazing £1,148 for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution. This was presented during a crew training evening at Dungeness RNLI lifeboat station on 10 December 2014.
Christmas has come early for the volunteers of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution in Redcar when a supermarket chain played Santa and delivered a sack full of fundraising gifts to the lifeboat station.
Newly appointed Lifeboat Operations Manager (LOM) at Kilrush RNLI, Pauline Dunleavy, had her first callout in charge of the Clare lifeboat station.
The dependable Exmouth Lifeboat Outside Events team have attended five events in the local community within 10 days. In total, Fundraising volunteers have generated £1,300 to help fund saving lives at sea in Lyme Bay.
On Thursday 11 December, shop and fundraising volunteers gathered at Exmouth lifeboat station for the presentation of six long-service awards. Two 10-year and four 20-year framed certificates were awarded to the committed volunteers.
In freezing conditions this morning (Sunday 14 December) both Red Bay and Portrush RNLI lifeboat crews launched to take part in an intensive search for a missing woman in her thirties.
The volunteer crew of the Whitstable lifeboat took fire fighters from Kent Fire & Rescue to the bottom of the cliffs at Warden Bay, Isle of Sheppey, where two girls were stuck in mud.
When a distressed man accessed Birnbeck Island and his life became at risk the local RNLI launched to give assistance.
Staithes and Runswick RNLI lifeboat launched into high seas on Saturday after reports of a surfer in trouble.
Baltimore RNLI's inshore lifeboat was called to give assistance when a medical emergency occurred on board a 75ft fishing vessel in Roaring Water Bay this evening (11 December 2014).
At 3pm yesterday afternoon, Amble RNLI inshore lifeboat (ILB) the Mildred Holcroft was launched to the assistance of two men seen having difficulties returning to the shore from their boat which was moored in the River Coquet.
Staithes and Runswick Lifeboat Station got a foretaste of its next lifeboat when its volunteer RNLI crews successfully carried out trials on an Atlantic 85 lifeboat yesterday.
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