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  • 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
  • Let your legacy be a lifesaver – RNLI launches free wills scheme in Lincolnshire

    Friday 15 October 2010. Author: Deborah Heaton-Caffin

    People aged 55 and over in Lincolnshire can amend or make a will free of charge* during October thanks to a scheme involving a consortium of ten charities, including the RNLI. Four firms of solicitors with offices in Lincoln and North Hykeham a... Read More
  • Fourth launch in five days for Skegness RNLI lifeboats

    Fourth launch in five days for Skegness RNLI lifeboats

    Monday 11 October 2010. Author: Russell Matthews

    Skegness RNLI lifeboats investigate unoccupied yacht, aground Both RNLI lifeboats at Skegness were called out on Saturday (9th oct) morning to investigate a sailing yacht aground near Gibraltar Point, south of Skegness. The inshore lifeboat, Peterborough ... Read More
  • 'Team Lifeboat' wins dance competition

    'Team Lifeboat' wins dance competition

    Friday 8 October 2010. Author: Russell Matthews

    An unlikely team of eight Skegness RNLI lifeboat crew members has won the Stars in The Spotlight variety show dance competition. The show, organised by Anne Roberjot-Roberts and Sally Hobbins in aid of The Butterfly Hospice, was a total sell-out with o... Read More
  • Skegness lifeboat crew Dance Team prepares for stage debut

    Skegness lifeboat crew Dance Team prepares for stage debut

    Sunday 3 October 2010. Author: Russell Matthews

    Eight crew members from Skegness lifeboat station will make their stage debut on Thursday night, 7th October, at the Embassy Centre Theatre.The lifeboat crew "Dance Team" will be performing a routine to a song from the musical Grease in a competition agai... Read More
  • Lincolnshire Poacher returns to Skegness

    Lincolnshire Poacher returns to Skegness

    Wednesday 29 September 2010. Author: Russell Matthews

    Skegness' all-weather lifeboat (ALB) Lincolnshire Poacher returned to Skegness today following her refit in Scotland, and a short passage from Grimsby Docks.Relief lifeboat Lifetime Care launched from Skegness beach at 9am for the passage north to Bridlin... Read More
  • RNLI announces summer rescue statistics for the north of England

    RNLI announces summer rescue statistics for the north of England

    Wednesday 22 September 2010. Author: Alison Levett

    Preliminary rescue figures* for summer 2010 issued today (22 Sept) by the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) show the charity’s lifesavers in the north of England had another busy summer season. June, July and August are traditionally the b... Read More
  • Sunday double for Skegness RNLI all-weather lifeboat

    Monday 6 September 2010. Author: Russell Matthews

    Skegness RNLI all-weather lifeboat (ALB) launched twice yesterday (Sunday) to two separate incidents in The Wash, working with Hunstanton's Atlantic class RNLI lifeboat on both occasions. The first call came at 3:45pm when the lifeboat was tasked t... Read More
  • New Skegness RNLI lifeboat goes into service

    New Skegness RNLI lifeboat goes into service

    Thursday 2 September 2010. Author: Russell Matthews

    A new RNLI inshore lifeboat goes into service at Skegness tomorrow (Friday 3 September), thanks to the generous donations from visitors to the annual CAMRA Peterborough Beer Festival.The £31,000 D class lifeboat will be called Peterborough Beer Festival I... Read More
  • Teamwork saves teenage swimmer off Lincolnshire coast

    Sunday 29 August 2010. Author: Russell Matthews

    A teenager is recovering in Boston's Pilgrim hospital today after Skegness RNLI inshore lifeboat (ILB) assisted in his rescue on Friday night. The lifeboat was called just before 7pm on Friday, following reports of a man struggling to get ashore af... Read More

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