The RNLI is saddened to announce that the historic gold medal awarded posthumously to the coxswain of the Penlee lifeboat the Solomon Browne is missing and is appealing to the public for any information that will help its return.
The annual re-dedication service for Barmouth RNLI lifeboats, conducted by the Reverend Canon Bethan Bailey, was held on Sunday afternoon, 28th August.
Vital charity equipment was stolen overnight as a container storing RNLI lifeguard kit was broken into outside Port Talbot lifeboat station.
RNLI volunteers have pulled two persons out of the waters off the coast of Aberystwyth this morning.
An RNLI lifeguard rescued a woman from the water in big swell conditions at Caswell Bay.
This September, the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is challenging people in Wales to give up all drinks except water for 10 days to raise vital funds for the lifesaving charity.
Flint RNLI responded to call from Holyhead coastguard to assist a boat aground on a sandbank with one person aboard.
Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) lifeguards helped an injured teenager during a multi-agency operation yesterday (Tuesday 30 August) near Plateaux beach (west side of New Brighton Fort).
On Tuesday (30 August) volunteers from Ilfracombe RNLI were on return passage with a relief Mersey class lifeboat from Bude when they were called to rescue six people cut off by the tide North of Hartland Quay.
Margate’s RNLI volunteer lifeboat crew has provided assistance to a catamaran with three people on board after it encountered steering problems off the north Kent coast.
A fearless fundraiser will jump 10,000 feet from an airplane next week - all in aid of Holyhead RNLI lifeboat appeal.
Donaghadee RNLI was called upon three times in the last week to assist vessels which got into difficulties off the coast of North Down.
Horton and Port Eynon RNLI lifeboat was launched after information was received from HM Coastguard that a number of people were stranded on Worms Head by the incoming tide.
Tenby’s RNLI all-weather lifeboat launched at 3.30pm today (28 August) following a report to Milford Haven Coastguard from a concerned member of the public that a swimmer was in difficulty off Broadhaven.
Tenby’s RNLI inshore lifeboat launched at 3.30pm today (28 August) following a report that two kayaks had been swamped by the large swell off Skrinkle, throwing the occupants into the sea.
Douglas RNLI lifeboat was launched today (30 August) at 7.25pm following the report of a yacht in difficulties in Douglas Bay.
Girvan lifeboat called to stricken yacht
A drunk man swimming in the Tyne harbour sparked the launch of Tynemouth RNLI lifeboat and other emergency services early this morning.
Five young children struggling were rescued from the water by RNLI lifeguards at Prestatyn beach.
Volunteer lifeboat crew members at Arbroath RNLI were recently presented with a donation of £250 by members of Stivenstoune Thistle & Rose Lodge 169 from Ayrshire.
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