Jack Lowe, photographer and life-long enthusiast of the RNLI, is embarking on an ambitious project to visit all 237 RNLI lifeboat stations, whilst capturing stunning glass images along the way. This week he continues across North Devon and Somerset.
A 40-strong team of volunteer lifeboat crew members and supporters will start on the first leg of their Seiclon 2015 challenge on Friday.
RNLI volunteer lifeboat crews from Sennen Cove and St Ives were tasked to assist a yacht which had taken on water on Sunday (28 June). The yacht was being towed by a larger, 42 foot Cornish Lugger.
RNLI lifeguards rescued a bodyboarder caught in a rip current off Newgale South beach earlier this afternoon.
Tighnabruaich lifeboat met up with the Vikings on Loch Fyne over the weekend.
Blackpool RNLI volunteers were called out at 7.50pm on Tuesday evening after the Coastguard received a number of 999 calls about a woman who was stranded on a sandbank at Uncle Tom’s Cabin.
Skerries RNLI brought four people to safety on Sunday (28 June) afternoon after their racing yacht began taking on water after striking rocks near one of the islands off Skerries
Tenby's inshore lifeboat was launched at 1.02pm on Saturday 27 June following a report that a male had injured himself with a fishing hook and become cut off by the tide at Monkstone Beach.
The RNLI held its Annual Presentation of Awards at the Guinness Storehouse on Saturday (27 June 2015) where the charity presented 55 awards to volunteers, groups and businesses from across the country.
A woman who was treated for a suspected fracture by RNLI lifeguards on Tenby’s South beach last week has spoken of her gratitude and praise towards the emergency services work last week.
As a wave of hot weather sweeps across the country, RNLI lifeguards are kitting up ready to return to their posts on three of Ceredigion’s busiest beaches this weekend.
A Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) volunteer from Redcar was one of more than 50 dedicated supporters of the lifesaving charity honoured at its regional awards ceremony at York Racecourse on Sunday (28 June).
On Monday 29 June, Dover Coastguard tasked Dungeness lifeboat to a 12 metre Dutch yacht with a fouled propeller, eight miles northeast of Dungeness on passage from Newport in Belgium to Cowes.
Margate RNLI are urging everyone enjoying the current spell of fine weather to think twice before venturing out to sea in inflatable dinghies following two calls in one day.
On Monday 29 June Cullercoats Lifeboat was paged by Humber Coastguard following reports of a girl on rocks near the water at the end of Whitley Bay promenade. At 3.58pm the Lifeboat was launched and within 2 minutes was at the scene.
At 4pm on Monday 29 June the volunteer crew members of the RNLI Beaumaris lifeboat launched to investigate a report received by HM Coastguard that a vessel had broken down and anchored in the passage channel on the Menai Strait.
Barmouth RNLI all-weather lifeboat the ‘Moira Barrie’ launched on Monday 29th June 2015 to go to the aid of a fishing boat reported to be in difficulties one mile off Barmouth.
On Sunday 28 June at 7.20pm, the crew from Cullercoats RNLI were alerted to launch from Humber Coastguard following a call from one of RNLI Tynemouth’s Lifeboat crew.
While at their normal work the crew of Weston RNLI were paged as a dinghy could be seen in trouble in Weston Bay
Little & Broad Haven RNLI volunteer lifeboat crew were tasked by Milford Haven Coastguard on Monday 29 June at 1.32pm after a report of a boat with engine problems just off Ticklas Point.
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