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  • 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
  • Skegness Lifeboat Car Wash raises £800 for RNLI SOS Day

    Skegness Lifeboat Car Wash raises £800 for RNLI SOS Day

    Monday 31 January 2011. Author: Russell Matthews

    A charity car wash outside Skegness lifeboat station on Friday (28 January) has raised nearly £800 for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) on the charity's biggest annual fundraising day – SOS Day.Lifeboat crewmembers were still setting up for ... Read More
  • Skegness RNLI inshore lifeboat called for first time in 2011

    Skegness RNLI inshore lifeboat called for first time in 2011

    Wednesday 19 January 2011. Author: Russell Matthews

    Skegness' RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution) inshore lifeboat Peterborough Beer Festival IV was called out late last night (Tuesday) following reports of a missing person at risk of entering the water.The lifeboat was requested just before 11pm fo... Read More
  • Lifeboat Sea Safety Officer receives prestigious RYA award from HRH Princess Royal

    Lifeboat Sea Safety Officer receives prestigious RYA award from HRH Princess Royal

    Tuesday 23 November 2010. Author: Russell Matthews

    Skegness RNLI’s (Royal National Lifeboat Institution) Lifeboat Sea Safety Officer Peter Barnard MBE was presented with one of the RYA’s (Royal Yachting Association) most prestigious awards - an RYA Lifetime Commitment Award - by HRH the Princess Royal, Pr... Read More
  • Lincolnshire firm hands over phenomenal £100,000 to the RNLI

    Lincolnshire firm hands over phenomenal £100,000 to the RNLI

    Thursday 18 November 2010. Author: Russell Matthews and Cassandra Gonzalez

    Lincolnshire based company, The Recycling Factory (TRF), has helped to raise an amazing £100,000 for the RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution) by recycling old ink cartridges and mobile phones. During 2010 thousands of supporters have be... Read More
  • Taggs and Pine Trees caravan parks donate to RNLI

    Taggs and Pine Trees caravan parks donate to RNLI

    Sunday 14 November 2010. Author: Russell Matthews

    A total of £4,500 has been raised by two Skegness caravan parks during the 2010 season.Coxswain John Irving and crew members visited Taggs Caravan Park on Wainfleet Road, Skegness to collect a cheque for £3,500 last weekend.A further £1,000 was raised and... Read More
  • MEP Emma McClarkin visits Skegness lifeboat station

    MEP Emma McClarkin visits Skegness lifeboat station

    Friday 12 November 2010. Author: Russell Matthews

    East Midlands' MEP Emma McClarkin visited Skegness lifeboat station today, meeting Coxswain/Mechanic John Irving and members of the lifeboat crew. ... Read More
  • Skegness lifeboats assist kitesurfer after helicopter exercise

    Skegness lifeboats assist kitesurfer after helicopter exercise

    Saturday 30 October 2010. Author: Russell Matthews

    Crew members on Skegness' RNLI lifeboats had just completed a training exercise with a RAF rescue helicopter this morning (Saturday) when they spotted a kitesurfer struggling off Central Beach, Skegness. Both lifeboats launched at 10:50am for a planned... Read More

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