An RNLI lifeguard spotted three men struggling in the surf as he patrolled the swim area between the red and yellow flags at Crantock beach on Saturday (27 June).
RNLI lifeguards assisted a 64 year old woman who was struggling to breathe off Whitesands beach yesterday afternoon.
RNLI lifeguards will be returning to three of Vale of Glamorgan’s busiest beaches this weekend to offer safety advice and assistance over the summer holidays.
A celebratory ball was held at the Grand Pavilion in the town on Friday 26 June - 50 years to the day after the the rescue service was launched.
On Sunday 28 June at around 1.00pm as they were recovering the Largs lifeboat from exercise training, on their VHF radio the volunteer crew overheard a Pan Pan call from a vessel in distress.
An off duty lifeguard and volunteer RNLI lifeboat crew member spotted danger and swam 200m to rescue the surfer while Porthcawl RNLI's two lifeboats were called to assist.
Cowes RNLI lifeboat’s state of preparedness because of the famous Round the Island Race on Saturday was put to good use three times over – but unlike other lifeboats on the day none of the incidents involved any of 1,500-plus competing yachts.
RNLI lifeguards patrolling St Ouens Bay, in Jersey, had an eventful day yesterday (Sunday 28 June), after they were called to carry out two major first aids and one rescue in difficult conditions.
Abersoch RNLI launched the inshore lifeboat at 2.50 pm on Saturday (27 June) to the aid of a broken down RIB off west Cilan, three miles south southwest of Abersoch.
The volunteer crews from Horton and Port Eynon RNLI lifeboat were involved in rescues in rough seas at the Gower beauty spot.
Two lifeboat stations joined forces to assist a 15 meter yacht to safety.
RNLI lifeguards assisted a five year old girl who had paddled out of her depth on her bodyboard off Caswell Bay on Saturday.
The volunteer crew of The Mumbles Lifeboat raised over £12,000 for the charity this weekend with their annual raft race.
More than 50 Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) volunteers from across the north of England were honoured at the charity’s regional awards ceremony at York Racecourse on Sunday (28 June).
The RNLI held its Annual Presentation of Awards at the Guinness Storehouse on Saturday (27 June 2015) where the charity presented 55 awards to volunteers, groups and businesses from across the country.
A woman who was treated for a suspected fracture by RNLI lifeguards on Tenby’s South beach last week has spoken of her gratitude and praise towards the emergency services work last week.
As a wave of hot weather sweeps across the country, RNLI lifeguards are kitting up ready to return to their posts on three of Ceredigion’s busiest beaches this weekend.
A Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) volunteer from Redcar was one of more than 50 dedicated supporters of the lifesaving charity honoured at its regional awards ceremony at York Racecourse on Sunday (28 June).
On Monday 29 June, Dover Coastguard tasked Dungeness lifeboat to a 12 metre Dutch yacht with a fouled propeller, eight miles northeast of Dungeness on passage from Newport in Belgium to Cowes.
Margate RNLI are urging everyone enjoying the current spell of fine weather to think twice before venturing out to sea in inflatable dinghies following two calls in one day.
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