A French tourist who suffered a seizure aboard a busy sightseeing boat on the River Thames sparked an emergency launch by London’s Tower RNLI lifeboat crew.
On the 9 February St Bees RNLI volunteer treasurer Donald Brownrigg was presented with the RNLI statuette.
Margate RNLI lifeboat station recently hosted SOS Radio Week operated by the Hilderstone Amateur Radio Club with a reminder that no fewer than five of the station’s personnel are amateur radio license holders.
Aberystwyth and Borth RNLI lifeboats assisted in the rescue of four people from the cliffs near to Clarach aftern they became cut off by the tide in darkness on Wednesday 10 February.
Thurso Lifeboat The Taylors (17-42) launched at 4.30am this morning (Thursday February 11th) to assist a fishing vessel taking on water in the Pentland Firth.
As a result of two successive call outs to unmanned drifting vessels, the volunteer crew of Penarth RNLI have made a plea to boat owners to check the moorings of tenders.
In the wake of storm Imogen Porthcawl RNLI lifeboat volunteers were paged at 9.22am today (Tuesday 9 February) following reports of a life raft adrift in the Bristol Channel approximately one mile east of the breakwater.
Margate RNLI’s inshore lifeboat rescued a lone sports fisherman today (Wednesday 10 February) after he spent the night at sea and became stranded on rocks off Margate.
At the World Dab Fishing Competition 2016 held on the beach at Dungeness on Sunday 31 January, the Dungeness Angling Association presented the sixth World Dab Fishing Competition on the shore between Hythe and Dengemarsh, Kent.
Try outs will be held next week to recruit RNLI lifeguards to patrol the beaches* of Norfolk and Suffolk this summer.
Carol Sarsfield a committee member of the R N L I Beaumaris Lifeboat fundraising Guild is participating on 6 of March 2016 in the Anglesey Half Marathon to raise funds for the Lifeboat charity.
At 10.21pm on Tuesday 9 February, Humber Coastguard requested the launch of Seahouses lifeboats to a report of people on rocks being cut off by the rising tide, somewhere on the shore at Holy Island.
Volunteer crewmen from the RNLI’s Barrow station launched their all weather lifeboat this afternoon, Tuesday 9th February 2016, to search the coast off Fleetwood for a yacht which had broken free from its moorings.
On Thursday 28 January, Mr William George Rumford Weeks, known to all as “Bill”, passed away in hospital aged 88.
Flint RNLI lifeboat appeal received a huge boost last Saturday when they were presented with a cheque for £2000.
Fourteen crew members of Bude RNLI Lifeboat Station have recently undertaken and successfully passed an intensive casualty care course which was first encountered by the station in 2010.
Lough Ree RNLI held a press launch on Saturday to announce their upcoming Lap of Lough Ree charity cycle, which will take place on Sunday 6 March.
Both Anstruther lifeboats were launched on Sunday morning at 3:20am to reports of two anglers who had been washed off the breakwater and a third who was cut off by the tide.
Construction of a new inshore lifeboat destined for Llandudno RNLI Lifeboat Station is now under way at the RNLI Inshore Lifeboat Centre in Cowes, Isle of Wight.
Volunteers at St Agnes RNLI Lifeboat Station recently received a very generous cheque donation from the Jaguars Enthusiast Club which has helped fund their new D class lifeboat.
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