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  • Want to be an RNLI Volunteer?

    Thursday 4 February 2016. Author: Adam Holmes

    Get on board with the RNLI in Skegness Volunteers from Skegness lifeboat station are looking for new crew members and fundraisers to be part of their life saving team and are inviting you to one of tw... Read More
  • Dedicated RNLI Skegness Coxswain recognised with MBE

    Dedicated RNLI Skegness Coxswain recognised with MBE

    Friday 1 January 2016. Author: Isla Reynolds RNLI

    A long-serving Skegness lifeboat volunteer, Ray Chapman, is to be awarded an MBE in the New Year Honours.    As one of the most experienced and longest-serving volunteer lifeboat crew members in the UK, Ray Chapman has sa... Read More
  • Two calls in two days mark 25 years of the Lincolnshire Poacher

    Two calls in two days mark 25 years of the Lincolnshire Poacher

    Monday 3 August 2015. Author: Russell Matthews

    Twenty-five years after arriving in the town, Skegness RNLI's all-weather lifeboat Lincolnshire Poacher was called into action twice this weekend. Saturday afternoon saw the volunteer RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution) lifeboat crews fr... Read More
  • Lifeboat Day 2015

    Lifeboat Day 2015

    Thursday 30 July 2015. Author: Russell Matthews

    Despite a rain-drenched afternoon, Skegness lifeboat station's annual fundraising day has raised nearly £3,000 for the charity that saves lives at sea. Various stalls in and around the station along with collections on the day ra... Read More
  • North of England coastal fatality figures released: Most didn’t even plan to enter the water

    North of England coastal fatality figures released: Most didn’t even plan to enter the water

    Thursday 9 July 2015. Author: Clare Hopps

    Coastal fatality figures1 released today (9 July) by the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) show 31 people lost their lives around the north England coasts last year – but 61% didn’t even set out to enter the water. The number of near-misses was... Read More
  • Rotary Club supports Skegness lifeboat station

    Rotary Club supports Skegness lifeboat station

    Wednesday 1 July 2015. Author: Russell Matthews

    The Rotary Club of Skegness has shown their support for the RNLI in Skegness with a generous donation presented at the lifeboat station yesterday (Tuesday). Club President Pat Lowe was joined by Andrew Quickfall,... Read More
  • Lincolnshire Poacher launches to RIB off Norfolk coast

    Lincolnshire Poacher launches to RIB off Norfolk coast

    Tuesday 30 June 2015. Author: Russell Matthews

    The Skegness RNLI lifeboat Lincolnshire Poacher was called out on Saturday night (27 June) when a rigid inflatable boat (RIB) got into difficulty off the north Norfolk coast. The 5.5m diving RIB Bluewater ha... Read More
  • Clothes left on beach sparks major search off Lincolnshire coast

    Clothes left on beach sparks major search off Lincolnshire coast

    Sunday 21 June 2015. Author: Russell Matthews

    Two RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution) lifeboats from Skegness joined local coastguard teams, police, and a coastguard rescue helicopter last night (Saturday) in a major search operation off the Lincolnshire coast following th... Read More
  • Lifeboat station to open doors for local people and new volunteers

    Lifeboat station to open doors for local people and new volunteers

    Monday 15 June 2015. Author: Russell Matthews

    Skegness RNLI lifeboat station will be opening its doors this Saturday and Sunday (20 and 21 June) with a special invitation for people from Skegness and across Lincolnshire to come and find out more about their local lifeboat station.  ... Read More
  • RNLI launches H2Only challenge

    RNLI launches H2Only challenge

    Friday 22 May 2015. Author: Luke Blissett

    No tea. No coffee. No fizzy drinks. No wine. No beer. No orange juice.  This summer, the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is challenging people in Skegness to give up all drinks except water for 10 days to raise vita... Read More

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