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Latest news

The RNLI at Chelsea logo used for the RNLI at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.
RNLI at RHS Chelsea Flower Show
Our garden will make a lifesaving difference. Find the latest exciting news and updates on the garden's progress. 
See our garden's progress
Reaching further to save every one
Going further to save lives abroad
Whatever you have done for the RNLI, your kindness has powered our lifesaving mission. As well as reaching around the coasts of the UK and Ireland – and inland – that mission has extended overseas in the past decade.
How we help save lives abroad
David, a former RNLI lifeguard
What does it take to become a lifeguard?
Have you ever wondered how people become RNLI lifeguards? And what career options a summer on the sand can lead to? We chat to David, a former lifeguard, who shares his experience:
Find out what it takes
Lifesavers, an RNLI podcast
Listen to our lifesavers: The third series of the RNLI’s podcast
Ever wanted to listen in on what it’s really like for a volunteer to save a life at sea? Or how it feels to be rescued? What about when the tides turn, and it’s up to you to be your own lifesaver?  
Listen to the new series

Latest lifeboat launches