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  • RNLI lifeboat crews and lifeguards braced for busiest weekend of the year

    RNLI lifeboat crews and lifeguards braced for busiest weekend of the year

    Monday 24 August 2009. Author: Alison Levett

    The volunteer lifeboat crews and lifeguards of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) are preparing themselves for what is traditionally their busiest weekend of the year. Over an average August bank holiday weekend in the north of England, th... Read More
  • RNLI lifeguards back scheme to keep children safe at the beach

    RNLI lifeguards back scheme to keep children safe at the beach

    Thursday 20 August 2009. Author: Deborah Heaton-Caffin

    Families visiting lifeguarded beaches in East Lindsey are being encouraged to keep their children safe by taking advantage of a wristband scheme operated by HM Coastguard and RNLI lifeguards. Reuniting lost children with their parents is a common task ... Read More
  • Teamwork Prevents Tragedy on the Lincolnshire Coast

    Teamwork Prevents Tragedy on the Lincolnshire Coast

    Wednesday 19 August 2009. Author: Russell Matthews

    The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) at Skegness is again warning of the dangers of using inflatable toys and dinghies on the sea, after volunteer lifeboat crews spend another afternoon preventing tragedy on the Lincolnshire coast.The Skegness R... Read More
  • Another busy Sunday for Skegness RNLI inshore lifeboat

    Another busy Sunday for Skegness RNLI inshore lifeboat

    Sunday 16 August 2009. Author: Russell Matthews

    After a quiet week, the volunteer crews of the Skegness RNLI inshore lifeboat had another busy Sunday in the sun today as crowds flocked to the beaches at Skegness, Ingoldmells and Chapel St Leonards. The lifeboat was first called at about 11am while o... Read More
  • 'Crazy' day for the RNLI at Skegness

    'Crazy' day for the RNLI at Skegness

    Sunday 9 August 2009. Author: Russell Matthews

    With the sun shining on Skegness, the RNLI lifeboat crews and lifeguards have experienced their busiest day during 2009 so far, together dealing with dozens of incidents along the Lincolnshire coast and on the beaches at Skegness, Ingoldmells and Chapel S... Read More
  • Skegness lifeboat attends sunken vessel in The Wash (Updated)

    Skegness lifeboat attends sunken vessel in The Wash (Updated)

    Friday 7 August 2009. Author: Russell Matthews

    Skegness RNLI Lifeboat the Lincolnshire Poacher launched yesterday afternoon (Thursday) following a Mayday call from a vessel in The Wash. The Hunstanton RNLI lifeboat and hovercraft were also requested to launch by Yarmouth Coastguard. The Antigua was... Read More
  • Successful RNLI fundraising week and Lifeboat Day

    Successful RNLI fundraising week and Lifeboat Day

    Tuesday 4 August 2009. Author: Russell Matthews

    Skegness RNLI's lifeboat crews, lifeguards and Ladies' Lifeboat Guild have raised nearly £4,700 for the RNLI during their annual fundraising week and Lifeboat Day activities. Ladies from the Guild were out in force all week with a large model of ... Read More
  • Busy day for Skegness inshore lifeboat

    Busy day for Skegness inshore lifeboat

    Tuesday 4 August 2009. Author: Russell Matthews

    Skegness RNLI inshore lifeboat (ILB) Tom Broom was called out twice yesterday (Monday) to two very similar incidents off the Lincolnshire coast.The lifeboat was first called at 2:46pm to a small speedboat with engine problems approximately half a mile off... Read More
  • Early morning call for the Lincolnshire Poacher

    Early morning call for the Lincolnshire Poacher

    Monday 27 July 2009. Author: Russell Matthews

    Skegness lifeboat's volunteer crews had an early wakeup call this morning (Monday) when a boat off the Lincolnshire coast required assistance.The RNLI all-weather lifeboat Lincolnshire Poacher was launched at 2:45am to the 70ft motor boat Ferry Queen that... Read More
  • Skegness inshore lifeboat searches for 'swimmer' off Ingoldmells Point

    Skegness inshore lifeboat searches for 'swimmer' off Ingoldmells Point

    Wednesday 22 July 2009. Author: Russell Matthews

    The Skegness RNLI inshore lifeboat (ILB) launched at 3:25pm this afternoon (Wednesday 22nd) following reports from a person at Ingoldmells Point of a swimmer in the water drifting out to sea in the strong offshore wind. Three volunteer crewmembers onbo... Read More

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