The volunteer crew at Sunderland Lifeboat Station was involved in a search for a missing man from 4pm yesterday afternoon (Monday 22 July) after rescuing a woman who was with him.
A triple celebration will take place on the Lleyn Peninsular coast this weekend. Porthdinllaen RNLI lifeboat crew will not only name their new Tamar class lifeboat and open the new boathouse, they will also be marking 150 years of saving lives at sea.
Children from all over the South West have been heading to the beach this summer to Hit the Surf with the RNLI. Over 1,500 pupils have taken part in the charity’s unique campaign in the past few months,
Building work to overhaul Ilfracombe RNLI’s current lifeboat station is due to start next month. The improvements are taking place to ensure the station is fit for purpose to house its new Shannon class lifeboat, due on station in spring 2015.
Both Arbroath lifeboats were launched on Saturday afternoon (20th September) following reports of a missing person.
Llandudno's inshore lifeboat crew members were called out by Holyhead Coastguard at 1.25 a.m. this morning following a report that a person was in the sea at Craig-y-Don.
RNLI crew from London’s Tower lifeboat station saved a man’s life and carried out a daring rescue from beneath the London Eye during two call outs in the heart of the capital.
The Bowlers at Hollingbury Park Bowls Club have crowned the season by raising £875 for Brighton lifeboat station.
£1200 collected at the funeral of Tom Kirkpatrick from very generous friends and family.
Lifesavers and swimming experts from 14 African countries, united with the shared goal of saving lives from drowning, have travelled to Zanzibar where they will today begin two weeks of intensive training with the RNLI.
Tenby all-weather lifeboat Haydn Miller launched at 8pm on Saturday 20 September after Milford Haven Coastguard received a call for assistance from a 20 foot speed boat with engine failure off Freshwater East.
The inshore lifeboat at New Quay responded to a call out from the Coastguard on Sunday, 21 September at 5.18pm to search for a man reported missing between New Quay Head and Cwmtydu.
St Ives RNLI has smashed its fundraising target towards the cost of its new Shannon class lifeboat, raising an incredible £100,000 locally just 15 months after their appeal was launched.
Hartlepool RNLI’s volunteer crewmembers were called to rescue 3 fishermen after their boat was swamped by a wave and sank on Sunday 21 September 2014.
Paul Brace, who for years has literally come to grips with the twin outboard engines powering the RNLI’s Cowes inshore lifeboat, received an appropriate gift to mark his departure as joint mechanic: a spanner affixed to a specially crafted wooden base.
Southend on sea’s RNLI search and rescue hovercraft was launched to reports of two teenage girls missing on mudflats after being enveloped by fog.
Following an alert by pager today 21/09/14 Arklow RNLI’s Lifeboat Ger Tigchleaar was launched within minutes to the aid of casualty vessel that was reported to be taking on water with 3 persons aboard.
At 11.46 hrs on Saturday 20 September 2014, Humber Coastguard requested the launch of both Seahouses lifeboats, following reports from a member of the public, for the concern for 4 paddle boarders in the south side of Beadnell Bay.
On Sunday September 21 at 2.45pm St Davids RNLI inshore lifeboat with its volunteer crew, were tasked to an adult male surfer in difficulties, caught in a rip tide at Whitesands beach.
Supporters of the RNLI turned out in large numbers on Saturday (20 September) to welcome Lowestoft’s new Shannon-class lifeboat.
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