A capsized dinghy with three crew aboard resulted in a multi-agency response on the evening of Wednesday 20 August with both Fishguard all-weather lifeboat and inshore lifeboat heading to Newport Bay.
Volunteer lifeboat crew from Teddington RNLI were called upon to evacuate a sick man from an island on the River Thames.
Steve Gill, 45, from Beaconsfield is making the Bournemouth Marathon Festival part of his world record attempt to run 52 half-marathons in 52 weeks in the fastest collective time, all to raise funds for the RNLI.
RNLI lifeboats from Aberystwyth assisted police and coastguards in a search for suspected missing people on Saturday 16 August just before midnight.
Construction work at the new RNLI lifeboat station in Portishead is progressing at a pace as contractors Andrew Scott, make use of the good weather. While support for the Portishead & Bristol
Members of the public can text the word CRAMOND to 81400 and the RNLI will reply with safe crossing times for the tidal causeway which leads to the popular tourist attraction.
Harwich RNLI’s all-weather lifeboat was called to assist a survey vessel that had broken down 27 miles out to sea.
On Tuesday August 19 at 10.25pm both St Davids RNLI all weather (ALB) and inshore (ILB) lifeboats with their volunteer crews, were tasked following reports of a red distress flare sighting to the west of Ramsey island.
RNLI volunteers rescued a man clinging to a pierside ladder after he fell into the harbour at Staithes yesterday.
Margate’s RNLI all-weather lifeboat, along with an RAF rescue helicopter have been in action today after a fisherman was taken ill aboard a charter angling boat.
Arklow RNLI’s Volunteers were alerted by pager at 09:22 this morning 20/08/14
At 5pm on Wednesday the 20th of August, 2014 volunteer crew members from Criccieth's RNLI lifeboat station were tasked to go to the aid of two people stranded on Ballast Island, near Porthmadog.
At 12.59pm on Wednesday 20 August 2014, Seahouses lifeboat had just returned from a PR exercise, with the BBC Film Crew for the "Coast" programme. with presenter Nicolas Crane.
Abersoch RNLI launched their inshore lifeboat at 4 pm on Friday, August 15, after receiving reports from Holyhead Coastguard of a small sailing boat taking on water off St Tudwal’s Island.
Abersoch RNLI responded to three calls within a 15 hour period during Monday and Tuesday 18 and 19 August .
Volunteer crewman from the RNLI’s Barrow station today, Tuesday 19th August 2014, launched their inshore lifeboat ‘Vision of Tamworth’ to go to the assistance of a disabled dinghy in Walney Channel.
Lachlan Field and Greg Welch, RNLI lifeguards on Bournemouth beach, launched into action on Sunday (17 August) to rescue two kite surfers getting lost in the fog after being caught out by the changeable weather conditions.
On the evening of Thursday the 14th of August, 2014 station branch officials, volunteer crew members and fundraisers gathered at Criccieth’s RNLI lifeboat station to convene their Annual General Meeting.
North Pembrokeshire RNLI lifeguards have set themselves a challenge to walk 186 miles around the county’s coastal path to help raise vital funds for St Davids RNLI boathouse appeal.
With weather and sea conditions worsening this week the weekly training sessions turned to working with other services for the Portishead and Bristol Lifeboat volunteers.
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