A dramatic rescue took place earlier today (Tuesday) at the foot of Penarth cliffs.
The ultra-efficient approach to producing and refitting lifeboats at the RNLI’s East Cowes-based Inshore Lifeboat Centre was a matter of pride for the Isle of Wight, declared the former Chairman of the national charity.
At 12.40 pm on Sunday 23 October at the request of H. M Coastguard the volunteer crew members of the R N L I Beaumaris lifeboat were paged to attend an incident involving an individual at the world famous Menai Suspension Bridge.
Howth RNLI rescued a man who got into difficulty on a jet ski this afternoon (Sunday 23 October) and ended up in the water east of Ireland’s Eye.
Prior to the weekly exercise on Thursday, 20th October, 2016 Mr Lee Firman, the Divisional Operations Manager made two presentations at the Criccieth Lifeboat Station.
The Meirionnydd Branch of the National Vintage Tractor and Engine Club hold a vintage tractor run each year to raise money for local charities, and this year Barmouth RNLI were the fortunate beneficiaries.
Douglas RNLI lifeboat was launched today (22 October) at 8.25pm when a fishing vessel reported a fire in its galley.
Penarth's Atlantic lifeboat was launched just after 2:30pm yesterday to rescue a yacht with power failure.
Less than 24 hours after our previous shout, crews were paged to assist a 28ft fishing vessel in difficulty.
Penarth volunteer crews were paged last night to a fishing vessel in distress
RNLI volunteers have been honoured at the charity’s annual presentation of awards in Northern Ireland.
On Tuesday 18 October at 4.50pm Volunteer crew members from Blyth RNLI responded to thier pagers to a request from HM Coastguard to assist a stricken vessel.
Volunteer Crew from Blyth RNLI responded to request from HM Coastguard to attend an incident where Northumbria Police were also in attendance.
Staithes and Runswick RNLI volunteers joined in a successful land and sea search for a vulnerable missing man on Tuesday 18 October.
Engine failure led to a potting boat being towed back into the harbour by Scarborough’s all-weather lifeboat on Saturday 15 October.
Richard Plowright chose the RNLI for his donation because of his long association with sailing and the east coast.
At the request of H. M Coastguard the volunteer crew members of the R N L I Beaumaris lifeboat launched to a report of an explosion and possible fire on a vessel moored near Port Dinorwic.
Hartlepool RNLI volunteers received a donation of £1,000 after a national Police sea angling competition was held off the Hartlepool coast in September.
At 6:30am this morning (Thursday 20th October) Peel RNLI lifeboat Ruby Clery and her volunteer crew was launched to assist a yacht with engine trouble 23 mile North West off Peel.
St Davids RNLI will today (Friday 21 October) usher in a new chapter in their proud 147-year lifesaving history on an emotional day for crew members past and present.
RNLI Central Press Office
Media enquiries: 01202 336789 (24 hours)
Non media enquiries: 0845 1226999
Alison Levett - Public Relations Manager
Niamh Stephenson - Public Relations Manager
Telephone: 01642 754828
Telephone: 01 895 1814
Mobile: 07786 668912
Mobile: 087 125 4124
Clare Hopps - Press Officer
Nuala McAloon - Press Officer
Telephone: 01642 754811
Mobile: 087 648 3547
Mobile: 07824 518641
Tim Ash - Public Relations Manager
Telephone: 02076 207426
Mobile: 07785 296252
Amy Caldwell - Public Relations Manager
Telephone: 01752 850689
Mobile: 07920 818807
Sophie Coller-Nielson - Press Officer
Telephone: 02076 207416
Mobile: 07824 416615
Emma Haines - Press Officer
Telephone - 01752 850663
Mobile: 07786 668847
Danielle Rush - Public Relations Manager
Richard Smith - Public Relations Manager
Telephone: 01745 585162
Telephone: 01738 443255
Mobile: 07786 668829
Mobile: 07786 668903
Eleri Davies - Press Officer
Henry Weaver - Press Officer
Mobile: 07771 941390
Mobile: 07771 943026
Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI), a charity registered in England and Wales (209603) and Scotland (SC037736). Registered charity number 20003326 in the Republic of Ireland | RNLI (Trading) Ltd - 1073377, RNLI (Sales) Ltd - 2202240, RNLI (Enterprises) Ltd - 1784500 and RNLI College Ltd - 7705470 are all companies registered in England and Wales at West Quay Road, Poole, BH15 1HZ. Images and copyright © RNLI 2015.