The last day of the bank holiday weekend turned out to be the busiest day of the year so far for the volunteer crew of Eastbourne Lifeboats with both boats being launched a total of five times.
Llandudno RNLI inshore lifeboat launched at 2:40pm on Bank Holiday Monday to bring to safety groups of visitors in imminent danger of becoming trapped on sandbanks off Llandudno's west shore by the fast-flowing incoming tide.
Whilst its annual Open Day was in progress on Sunday (29 May) the New Quay RNLi inshore lifeboat crew had something else to think about when it was called out to rescue a 26 foot power cruiser.
Newquay's RNLI lifeboat volunteers were alerted at 1am on Sunday (29 May) and took part in a large search for two people reported missing from the beach at Perranporth.
The Matthews family visited Barmouth Lifeboat Station on Sunday (29 May) to make a donation to the RNLI in memory of their parents Joan and Des Matthews, of Wimbledon.
Barmouth RNLI's inshore Lifeboat launched at 11.58am yesterday (30 May) in response to a report received from HM Coastguard that a child was mssing.
On Bank Holiday Sunday (29 May) enthusiastic fundraisers from Barmouth RNLI again turned out to raise money for their favourite charity at the annual ‘Boathouse Rocks’ event.
Kessock lifeboat volunteers received a vital donation earlier this week when they accepted a cheque for £2,500 from local businessman Blair Smith after a fundraising car wash held in memory of missing Black Isle fisherman, Craig Reid.
Largs lifeboat was launched on Saturday 28 May at 10.10p.m. to a small cabin cruiser, Bayliner Type, with three persons on board.
RNLI lifeguards in Cornwall had a busy Bank Holiday weekend as thousands of people visited the county’s beaches.
Both Whitby RNLI Lifeboats were called out last night, Sunday 29 May, at around 11.30pm to search for a missing male believed to be in the Whitby area.
Burry Port RNLI's volunteer lifeboat crew had a busy bank holiday weekend with a series of launches.
At 7.01pm (Sunday 29 May) Lough Derg RNLI lifeboat was requested to launch by Valentia Coast Guard, following a report of two adults in difficulty after their 18ft motor boat went aground at Kylenoe Rocks, at the northern end of Lough Derg.
Last Wednesday (25 May 2016) evening the Garda band took to the stage in Malahide Rugby Club to help raise funds for Howth RNLI and Malahide Lions Club charities. 150 people attended the event which raised over € 2000 for the local good causes.
Both Eastbourne RNLI Lifeboats were launched early this morning (30th May) along with local Coastguard cliff rescue units and rescue helicopter 163 following a report that a car had gone over the cliffs at Beachy Head
Volunteer lifeboat crew from Lough Ree RNLI were called to assist eight people last Wednesday afternoon (25 May) after their motor cruiser ran aground on a shoal north of Inch Turk on Lough Ree.
A new volunteer crew member at Brighton RNLI lifeboat station has had a vital part of their crew training funded by Lloyd’s Register Foundation.
A five metre fishing vessel, which suffered engine failure off Skomer Island on Saturday (May 28), was towed to safety by Angle RNLI’s all weather lifeboat.
Filey volunteer RNLI crew were tasked to provide safety cover when a dog fell over the cliffs north of Filey on Sunday evening (29th May)
Margate’s two RNLI lifeboats have been busy answering calls for a missing person and eight people cut off by the tide.
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