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RNLI volunteers recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours
Three long-standing Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) volunteers have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for their contribution to saving lives at sea.
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Trearddur Bay lifeboat crew battle rough seas to save a surfer
Battling the surf
When a surfer became engulfed by a violent surf, Trearddur Bay lifeboat crew had to push themselves and their boat to the limit to save them
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An RNLI lifeguard training on a rescue board
The courage within
A show of strength and bravery by one young lifeguard during a challenging season saves the lives of three young people. 
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HRH The Prince of Wales visits the RNLI College
Today, (Wednesday 9 June) His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales visited the Royal National Lifeboat Institution’s (RNLI) College based in Poole, Dorset to see where the charity’s extraordinary volunteer crew and lifeguards from around the UK and Ireland are trained.
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Latest lifeboat launches