Clifden RNLI volunteer lifeboat crew had their first callout in their new all weather lifeboat last night (Tuesday 23 December) to bring a local GP to provide urgent and immediate medical attention to an elderly resident on Inishturk Island.
Christmas newlyweds from Northumberland are set to provide Amble Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) with a special festive boost to its Shannon Class lifeboat appeal.
2014 was a landmark year for three volunteers at St Bees RNLI. Alistair Graham and Ian Wrigley celebrated 30 years' service and Alan Thurwell received his 20 year service badge.
The Flint RNLI volunteers’ vehicle has been totally stripped down to the chassis, it has been rebodied, galvanised, and upholstered, new electrics fitted at roof level, and a winch and tow bar fitted back and front for easier and more effective launch and
Reports of a drifting kayak as darkness was falling today led to a challenging search by local rescue services at Newbiggin today.
The crew of the RNLI lifeboat station at Dun Laoghaire will hold their annual ceremony to remember the 15 volunteers that died on service in 1895 on Christmas Eve as well as all those who lost their lives around our coasts in 2014.
Cowes RNLI lifeboat station have benefitted from a £767 donation following a well-supported pre-Christmas event staged at the Little Gloster on Gurnard Marsh.
A lifeboat crew from the RNLI’s busiest lifeboat station have saved Christmas for a man whom they plucked from the icy waters of the River Thames this evening (23 December).
Both Arbroath lifeboats were launched late on Saturday evening (20th December) to an incident at the Deil’s Heid area of the town’s cliffs.
Two RNLI lifeguards will be putting their turkey dinner and present unwrapping on hold this year to spend their Christmas patrolling the beach at Boscombe in Dorset.
Christmas is traditionally a special time for families and friends to spend together but for RNLI volunteer crews around the region they remain on call and ready to leave their loved ones at any moment to respond to the sound of the pager.
Matt Edwards remained calm and in control when he unexpectedly had to deliver his daughter on Tuesday 9 December.
A new RNLI visitor centre and shop is being planned for Brighton next year to help raise greater awareness and funds for the charity that saves lives at sea.
Portaferry RNLI has rescued a man who got caught out by the tide this afternoon (Monday 22 December).
At 3.25pm on Sunday 21 December 2014, Humber Coastguard requested the launch of both Seahouses lifeboats, following a report from a local Coastguard Officer for the concern for three kayakers at the south side of Beadnell Bay.
Kinghorn RNLI Lifeboat station is challenging people to take part in the 2015 Kinghorn Golden Loony Dook on 1st January 2015.
One of London’s longest serving RNLI crew members has become the first in the capital to have launched to more than 1,000 lifeboat emergency calls - rescuing 295 people and saving 47 lives along the way.
As RNLI research1 reveals more fishermen die in January than in any other month of the year, the lifesaving charity has launched a hard-hitting campaign encouraging fishermen to make sure their boats keep them safe at sea.
The owners of Rhyl's Cob & Pen public house were talking to some of the crew as they met after a lifeboat exercise.The subject of crew training came round to the crew's use of video equipment on the boat.
Video footage of the moment a man clutching a life ring was plucked to safety from the River Thames in central London was captured by RNLI lifeboat rescuers last night.
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