Howth RNLI inshore lifeboat launched at 5.30am this morning (Sunday 25 January) to reports of man in the water in Howth Harbour.
Volunteer lifeboat crew at Newcastle RNLI were called out on Wednesday (21 January) after a distress call from a fishing vessel in the Irish Sea.
Gravesend lifeboat crew launched at 11.40am today to a hovercraft that was in difficulty and was reported to be broken down.
The volunteer crew of Littlehampton lifeboat were paged at 8.24pm on Wednesday 21 January by the Coastguard following a mayday alarm call being raised by the crew of a fishing vessel reporting that they had run aground.
Whitby RNLI, in consultation with the charity’s Inspector and Operations team has appointed Howard Fields as the Second Coxswain for Whitby RNLI after the retirement of Nick Botham.
The RNLI has announced plans to apply for planning permission to build a new, permanent lifeboat station at Madeira Cove. The charity has been working closely with North Somerset Council (NSC) on initial proposals
There was a big surprise in store for one of the Mumbles volunteer lifeboat crew yesterday when a fellow volunteer went to great heights to pop the question.
A quiz night is being held on Friday 30 January at the Black and Gold Social Club at Shielfield Park in aid of the RNLI.
At 11.45am on Wednesday 21 January 2015, Humber Coastguard requested the launch of RNLI Whitby all-weather lifeboat George and Mary Webb to assist the 10 metre fishing vessel Crystal Sea with two people on board.
RNLI Whitby crew, friends and members of Whitby Lifeboat attended a Christmas party at The Shambles, Whitby which was also a surprise party for Second Coxswain Nick Botham who was retiring from the crew after 32 years’ service.
North Wales Police requested the assistance of Flint RNLI in the search for a missing person near to the Flintshire Bridge.
In October 2014 the Kitesurfing Armada set out from Hayling Island to try and break the Guinness World Record for the largest parade of kitesurfers ever assembled, and they raised money for three charities including Hayling Island RNLI.
The New Year has got off to a great start for RNLI volunteers at The Mumbles following news that an appeal to raise £136,000 towards a new boathouse has been smashed.
All volunteers at Porthcawl RNLI lifeboat were saddened to hear that John Blundell has sadly died today, 19 January.
Kyle of Lochalsh RNLI's volunteer crew were paged at 5:39pm Monday 19 January 2015, to assist in locating a 65 year old walker who went missing in the Sandaig area
Plans for a new RNLI lifeboat station in Bridlington have been approved by East Riding of Yorkshire Council.
Today (18 January) was just like any other day for Happisburgh RNLI lifeboat volunteers. As usual the crew and shore crew arrived for their normal Sunday morning practice and training.
Gravesend lifeboat crew were requested to launch at 11.30am on Monday by London Coastguard to a report of a body in the River Thames near Erith.
Hoylake’s new RNLI lifeboat launched again last night to race to the assistance of the tug Willpower and the barge it was towing. The tug with a crew of four lost power whilst underway to the west of the Mersey Bar and was unable to proceed on course.
After a fantastic fundraising effort by Arbroath Ladies' Lifeboat Guild, the £4,500 target needed to provide Personal Locater Beacons' (PLB) for the local volunteer RNLI crew has been reached.
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