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  • Skegness RNLI Lifeboat Day to celebrate 21 years of Lincolnshire Poacher

    Skegness RNLI Lifeboat Day to celebrate 21 years of Lincolnshire Poacher

    Monday 25 July 2011. Author: Russell Matthews

    Skegness lifeboat station will be celebrating the 21st anniversary of the arrival of the all-weather lifeboat Lincolnshire Poacher at their annual Lifeboat Day event on Saturday (30 July). The lifeboat, funded in the late 1980s by the Lincolnshire Lifebo... Read More
  • Skegness inshore lifeboat called at 5am

    Skegness inshore lifeboat called at 5am

    Saturday 16 July 2011. Author: Russell Matthews

    Skegness RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution) inshore lifeboat Peterborough Beer Festival IV was called upon at 5am this morning (Saturday) following a 999 call to Coastguards from a man saying he was stuck on a sand bank.The lifeboat was tasked to ... Read More
  • Joel Merrien Grunnill MBE, 1924 – 2011: A true lifeboating legend

    Joel Merrien Grunnill MBE, 1924 – 2011: A true lifeboating legend

    Friday 27 May 2011. Author: Russell Matthews

    Life-long RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution) supporter, fundraiser and former Skegness lifeboat crew member Joel Grunnill has died following a brief illness, aged 86. Joel was the last of a long line of Grunnills to serve as a volunteer crew m... Read More
  • Charity cyclists reach Skegness

    Charity cyclists reach Skegness

    Tuesday 17 May 2011. Author: Skegness Standard

    A QUADRUPLE billing of fund raising challenges reached its latest conclusion with a coast to coast bike ride recently. Skegness father, Richard Vincent, completed the second of his epic sponsored adventures when he and several accomplices finishe... Read More
  • Skegness RNLI lifeboats in action over Easter weekend

    Skegness RNLI lifeboats in action over Easter weekend

    Monday 25 April 2011. Author: Russell Matthews

    Both Skegness RNLI lifeboats were in action yesterday (Easter Sunday) morning when a 42ft motor boat ran aground on Skegness Central Beach.The vessel, "BJ", had broken down off the Lincolnshire coast early on Sunday morning while on passage from Portsmout... Read More
  • RNLI Chief Executive visits Skegness lifeboat station

    RNLI Chief Executive visits Skegness lifeboat station

    Tuesday 19 April 2011. Author: Russell Matthews

    The RNLI's new Chief Executive, Paul Bossier, visited Skegness lifeboat station today, meeting station officials and lifeboat crew, and taking a tour of the Skegness lifeboat Lincolnshire Poacher. ... Read More
  • Skegness RNLI lifeboat volunteer recognised for 40 years service

    Skegness RNLI lifeboat volunteer recognised for 40 years service

    Monday 18 April 2011. Author: Russell Matthews

    One of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution's longest-serving volunteer crew members has been recognised by Skegness Town Council for 40 years of volunteering for the crew of Skegness RNLI lifeboats.Ray Chapman, 56, joined the RNLI on his 16th birthday... Read More
  • Official naming of new Skegness RNLI lifeboat interrupted by call out

    Official naming of new Skegness RNLI lifeboat interrupted by call out

    Sunday 17 April 2011. Author: Russell Matthews

    The Naming Ceremony for Skegness' new RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution) inshore lifeboat Peterborough Beer Festival IV was interrupted yesterday (Saturday) when the new boat and her crew were called to help a jet skier.Divisional Inspector of Lif... Read More
  • New Skegness RNLI lifeboat to be officially named

    New Skegness RNLI lifeboat to be officially named

    Monday 11 April 2011. Author: Russell Matthews

    The newest Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) lifeboat in Lincolnshire will be officially named on Saturday (16 April) at a special ceremony attended by around 170 of the charity’s volunteers and supporters, including members of Peterborough CAMRA... Read More
  • Skegness RNLI lifeboats launch to drifting yacht

    Skegness RNLI lifeboats launch to drifting yacht

    Saturday 26 March 2011. Author: Russell Matthews

    Both Skegness RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution) lifeboats launched yesterday (Friday) night following the discovery of a yacht adrift off the Lincolnshire coast.The yacht Manana had broken free of her moorings and was spotted approximately six mi... Read More

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