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  • RNLI lifeguards and lifeboat crew save swimmer at Skegness

    RNLI lifeguards and lifeboat crew save swimmer at Skegness

    Tuesday 7 July 2009. Author: Alison Levett

    Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) lifeguards and volunteer lifeboat crew worked together this morning to save a swimmer who got into difficulties at Skegness. The 42-year-old man from Barnsley was swimming alone in the sea about a mile north o... Read More
  • The Boathouse Presentation Evening.

    The Boathouse Presentation Evening.

    Saturday 6 June 2009. Author: Lee St Quinton

    Saturday 6th June 2009 saw the annual fundraising presentation evening being held at the Boathouse Public House at Jacksons Corner. Landlord Graham was joined by members of the Lifeboat crew to accept a cheque for £2000. The fantastic amount has ... Read More
  • Lifeboat Rescues Fishing Vessel 30-miles Off Lincolnshire Coast

    Lifeboat Rescues Fishing Vessel 30-miles Off Lincolnshire Coast

    Saturday 30 May 2009. Author: Russell Matthews

    The Skegness RNLI All-weather Lifeboat Lincolnshire Poacher has returned to Skegness following a seven-hour shout to assist a fishing vessel that had broken down nearly 30 miles off the coast of Lincolnshire. The casualty, FV Shepherd Lad, with four cr... Read More
  • RNLI Lifeguards Start Beach Patrols

    RNLI Lifeguards Start Beach Patrols

    Thursday 28 May 2009. Author: Russell Matthews

    RNLI Lifeguards officially started their first summer season on Skegness Central Beach this morning with a demonstration rescue for the media.For several years the RNLI has been expanding it's sea rescue services around the coast of the United Kingdom and... Read More
  • St Ledger Harley Davidson Donation

    St Ledger Harley Davidson Donation

    Friday 15 May 2009. Author: Ned Kelly

    On Saturday the 16th May ’09 Alan Fisher and John Irving of Skegness lifeboat thankfully received an fund raising donation of £145.05 form the St Ledger Harley Davidson Chapter. Following the Iron Horse meet the donation was presented by Andy Coe, ... Read More
  • Lincolnshire funeral director wins national RNLI supporter award

    Lincolnshire funeral director wins national RNLI supporter award

    Thursday 14 May 2009. Author: Alison Levett

    Grantham funeral director Robert Holland will be presented with a coveted Royal National Lifeboat Institution award by the Duke of Kent in London today (Thursday 14 May) in recognition of his long term support for the lifesaving charity. Mr Holland ha... Read More
  • Skegness Lifeboat Helps Lone Yachtsman

    Skegness Lifeboat Helps Lone Yachtsman

    Sunday 3 May 2009. Author: Russell Matthews

    Skegness RNLI Lifeboat Lincolnshire Poacher launched just before 6pm yesterday (Sunday 3rd May) to assist a lone yachtsman in difficulties off the Lincolnshire coast, east of Mablethorpe. The casualty, who was not in any immediate danger, was unable to na... Read More
  • Skegness Crew Bungee Jump to raise £600 for the RNLI

    Skegness Crew Bungee Jump to raise £600 for the RNLI

    Tuesday 28 April 2009. Author: Russell Matthews

    Skegness Lifeboat Crewmen Matt Jackson and Will Watson took part in the RNLI's Dracula Drop Bungee Jump over Whitby harbour on Saturday, 25th April 2009, raising money to support the RNLI's Life First campaign. Will Watson, a crew member on both the Sk... Read More
  • Skegness Lifeboat Doc to run London Marathon

    Skegness Lifeboat Doc to run London Marathon

    Thursday 2 April 2009. Author: Russell Matthews

    Local GP and Lifeboat Medical Advisor (LMA) at Skegness Lifeboat Station Dr Kieran Sharrock to join RNLI runners aiming to raise over £350,000 by completing the 2009 Flora London Marathon. Dr Kieran Sharrock, a GP at Beacon Medical Practice in S... Read More
  • In this week's Skegness Standard

    In this week's Skegness Standard

    Wednesday 4 February 2009. Author: Russell Matthews

    In this week's Skegness Standard reporter Patrick O'kane describes his memorable experience of joining the crew of the Lincolnshire Poacher during an exercise launch last sunday morning.Despite suffering sea sickness (along with some of the crew!) Patrick... Read More

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