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Lifeboat B-848 Spirit of West Norfolk is back in action after undergoing some minor repair work on the Isle of Wight. The lifeboat will be used by Hunstanton RNLI who respond to emergency calls and help those in trouble out at sea. A spokesman from Hunstanton RNLI said: “B-848 Spirit of West Norfolk ...
Afterwards, the girls decided to hold a sponsored silence and raised £154.55 for Porthcawl Lifeboats. Rainbows is the youngest section of Girlguiding and Rainbows learn by doing – they get their hands dirty, do sports, arts and crafts and play games. Being a Rainbow is all about having the space to try ...

British Steel prompts pensions lifeboat rule change. Be the first to comment. British Steel prompts pensions lifeboat rule change. By Maria Espadinha. The government is changing the rules of the Pension Protection Fund (PPF), as soon as next month, to fix an anomaly affecting members receiving a ...
Fears are growing that Arbroath's lifeboat crew crisis may cost the town its new £2 million craft. ... But he added: “Having also seen the Shannon-class craft in action when it arrived in Montrose, I look forward to the commitment to locate one of these lifeboats in Arbroath coming to fruition.” Arbroath ...
A lifeboat was called to the aid of a Sikorsky 92 helicopter on Monday afternoon due to a fault with its landing gear, the RNLI has revealed. The S92 was approaching to land at Scatsta airport in Shetland with 21 people on board when the equipment malfunctioned. Shetland Coastguard called for the RNLI ...
#RNLI - Three RNLI lifeboats gathered yesterday (Sunday 28 January) at the site off Northern Ireland where the MV Princess Victoria sank 65 years ago with the loss of 133 souls. Donaghadee, Larne and Portpatrick RNLI lifeboat crews laid wreaths on behalf of their stations and also on behalf of Newcastle ...

Rescuers have found a dinghy containing seven survivors while searching for a ferry carrying 50 people that went missing in the waters off Kiribati. The New Zealand defence force said the crew on a military Orion plane used radar to locate the dinghy. It took them two hours to find the five-metre craft adrift ...
Two fishermen are missing and one has been rescued after their boat capsized in Loch Fyne in Argyll and Bute. Lifeboats were called out to the scene off Tarbert after a distress signal was received at about 18:00. A man pulled from the water by the crew of a passing vessel told them that two other men had ...
After serving as Captain of Trinity House lighthouse tenders, he went on to become an Inspector of Lifeboats with the UK's Royal National Lifeboat Institution and was responsible for some 50 lifeboat stations. Captain Lloyd added: 'The Nautical Institute hopes this book will become a key source of reference ...
But the Ceredigion Lifeboat Campaign claim that 25 per cent of rescues carried out could not have been achieved by the replacement boat. “The Ceredigion ... “Whilst inshore lifeboats are good at what they do, they cannot launch in severe weather, meaning a wait of up to 90 minutes for a lifeboat to arrive.".
The pensions lifeboat that comes to the rescue when firms go bust is about to get a lot more crowded following the collapse of Carillion. The sprawling construction and outsourcing firm had a pension deficit of £580m but is now likely to rise to at least £800m because it no longer has a solvent business ...
A passing fishing boat had also stood by while the lifeboat crew began the rescue. The temporary crew is providing cover for the town station until a permanent RNLI team is formed. It was set up after the UK-based charity disbanded the former crew following a long-running dispute. Meanwhile, UK-based ...
Lifeboat operations manager Paul Carter said: “We have a small team of friendly helpers already in post but are currently looking for additional shop and fundraising volunteers. The coffee morning is a chance for anyone to come along to the lifeboat station and learn more about the roles to be filled, whilst ...
A white-knuckle true survivors' tale swirled with personal perspectives of World War II, the Corrib Theatre and Northwest Children's Theater co-production of "Lifeboat" recounts the girls' thwarted oceanic evacuation to Canada during Germany's Blitz of London from 1940 to 1941. Despite the title, most of the ...
OLD PERLICAN, NL — Old Perlican will soon be home to a brand new search and rescue lifeboat station. Churence Rogers, member of parliament for Bonavista-Burin-Trinity, joined representatives of the Canadian Coast Guard and the local harbour authority in Old Perlican Tuesday afternoon, Jan.
Scarborough's all-weather Shannon Class lifeboat was involved in a five hour rescue mission today (Friday 26 January.) It's after the Nordstjernen GY1477 fishing boat, registered at Scarborough, broke down about 18 miles east of Filey Brigg. The lifeboat was launched at around 10.50am and took an hour ...
Members of the former St Helier crew announced last year they were establishing an independent lifeboat following a long-running dispute with the RNLI. Mr Hibbs said that the charity was due to be formally registered in the Royal Court on Friday. 'It should all be done next week. Our constitution is all ...

The inshore lifeboat at Filey was called out at just before 8pm on Saturday, to reports of a man in the water just off Coble Landing.
Yesterday (Sunday 26 November) the 'Antony Patrick Jones' became fully operational after months of training at Poole in Dorset and at ...
Torbay's RNLI lifeboat is to be thrust into the TV spotlight as part of the BBC News feature marking the 150th anniversary of the Shipping ...
A diver was airlifted to hospital after a lifeboat rescue mission off St Abbs in the Scottish Borders. Both Eyemouth RNLI lifeboats were launched ...
Filey's all-weather lifeboat should be back up and running in the next ... Although the lifeboats are regularly called out, their actual running ...
Lifeboats and lifeboat stations are the heart of the community and there to save lives. All equipment now being checked to ensure we can carry ...
AN independent lifeboat crew could be operating with a temporary ... There might be two lifeboats in the short term but in the long term, we ...
JERSEY'S all-weather lifeboat could return to the Island before the ... of the St Helier lifeboat to discuss their plans for independent lifeboats.
'Removing the all-weather lifeboat temporarily to Poole allows it to be fully ... on the RNLI's progress on restoring a lifeboat service in St Helier.
Damage has been caused to a lifeboat docked in Portrush harbour. Police said intruders got onto the boat overnight, broke the lock off an ...
A lifeboat has made its final journey through the Conwy town it has served for almost 30 years. The RNLI all-weather lifeboat, named Andy ...
Crew members based at the St Helier lifeboat station on the channel ... There are all-weather lifeboats on the channel islands of Guernsey and ...
Sea trials are under way for a new Royal National Lifeboat ... The RNLI can also house both the inshore and all-weather lifeboats in the ...
With a tow set up, the lifeboat proceeded to take the fishing vessel into Lough Swilly. However, with deteriorating weather conditions and with ...
A FUNDRAISING campaign has been launched to refit the lifeboat that has ... The Harry Childs is one of the lifeboats used at Hamble Lifeboat ...
#RNLI - Wicklow RNLI's all-weather and inshore lifeboats launched ... The all-weather lifeboat was alongside the dismasted yacht four minutes ...
Their report calls for a review of lifeboat standards with an eye to upgrading all vessels to the modern Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) enclosed ...
A lifeboat has returned to its Tyneside home after a gap of almost 50 years. The Bedford, built in 1886, left South Shields for the Exeter Maritime ...
Ceremonies to name two new Gwynedd lifeboats have taken place over the weekend. On Saturday, Aberdovey's £214,000 B-class lifeboat was ...
Llandudno's new £2.2M RNLI Shannon-class lifeboat 'William F Yates' ... on Shannon-class lifeboats, working out of the RNLI College at Poole.
That all changes today, however, as a lifeboat service in Norfolk, England, has started using them in open water. As the BBC reports, they're ...
A lifeboat crew operating off the shore of Caister in Norfolk, England has recently turned to drones in order to improve the team's efficiency in ...
One call out becomes two for Douglas RNLI lifeboat Douglas RNLI lifeboat was launched yesterday (5th September) at 10.57pm following the ...
London - Survival expert Bear Grylls was at the centre of a safety storm on Monday night after stranding his young son on rocks out to sea as ...
Morecambe's RNLI inshore lifeboat launched, after a request from the Coastguard, to recover a fishing boat drifting toward rocks at Heysham.
A lifeboat crew from Broughty Ferry were called out to assist a struggling dingy in the Tay. The RNLI crew was alerted to the boat in the water at ...
Swanage Lifeboat was alerted at 10.26pm on Tuesday to reports that a 12m cutter yacht was overdue on its passage from Cherbourg to ...
The incident was called in by a paramedic who thought he saw a person in the water just off South Beach who appeared to wave and then ...
ON Saturday (2 September) at 10.44am St Davids RNLI all-weather lifeboat launched following the activation of an emergency position ...
Crosshaven RNLI Lifeboat volunteers pagers activated at 02.19am this morning for a Cork Harbour service that was to last over three hours.
Helicopter and two lifeboats search for 'body in sea' off Torquay ... Both the inshore and main lifeboat were sent and the Coastguard helicopter ...
The volunteer crew of the Beaumaris Inshore Atlantic 85 Lifeboat Annette Mary Liddington launched to help the stricken vessel at 5.58 pm, after ...
Coast Guard rescues two fishermen adrift on life boat ... Two fishermen found drifting in a life boat in the Gulf of Mexico near Panama City were ...


 

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