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  • Early morning call for help for Skegness RNLI all-weather lifeboat

    Early morning call for help for Skegness RNLI all-weather lifeboat

    Wednesday 27 February 2013. Author: Adam Holmes

    Skegness RNLI lifeboat Lincolnshire Poacher, was called in to action in the small hours of this morning (Wednesday 27 February) to assist a 27ft yacht thought to be aground in the windfarm east of Skegness.   Coxswain Ray Chapman g... Read More
  • Re-scheduled SOS Day Car Wash raises £500 for RNLI

    Re-scheduled SOS Day Car Wash raises £500 for RNLI

    Saturday 2 February 2013. Author: Russell Matthews

    Skegness lifeboat station's re-scheduled fundraising car wash event has raised around £500 for the charity's national fundraising day. Lifeboat crew members were hard at work during the day, washing nearly 80 cars in total... Read More
  • RNLI lifeboats in north of England launch over 1,000 times in 2012

    Tuesday 22 January 2013. Author: Alison Levett

    Volunteer crews from the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) launched their lifeboats more than 1,000 times and rescued 949 people in 2012.   Statistics issued today (Tuesday 22 January) show there were 1,024 rescue launches from the ch... Read More
  • Hildreds Centre presents new coxswain with Christmas donations

    Hildreds Centre presents new coxswain with Christmas donations

    Tuesday 8 January 2013. Author: Russell Matthews

    Hildreds Centre manager Pete Roffe and his deputy Steve Andrews this evening presented Skegness RNLI lifeboat’s new coxswain Ray Chapman and other crew members with a cheque for £282.91. The money was collected from their Christmas di... Read More
  • Coxswain/Mechanic John Irving retires after 28 years service

    Coxswain/Mechanic John Irving retires after 28 years service

    Monday 7 January 2013. Author: Russell Matthews

    The Coxswain/Mechanic of Skegness lifeboat has retired from the station after 28 years of service with the RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution).   John Irving took the all-weather lifeboat Lincolnshire Poacher&n... Read More
  • Lifeboat Ball fundraiser rolls through £11,000 target for Skegness RNLI

    Lifeboat Ball fundraiser rolls through £11,000 target for Skegness RNLI

    Monday 15 October 2012. Author: Russell Matthews

    The second Skegness RNLI Lifeboat Ball held last Saturday night (6 October) has raised £11,534 for the charity, thanks to support from title sponsors Centrica Energy and numerous local businesses.   The eve... Read More
  • Skegness RNLI lifeboats in action on Sunday

    Monday 10 September 2012. Author: Russell Matthews

    Both Skegness RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution) lifeboats were called into action yesterday (Sunday) during two separate incidents off the Lincolnshire coast. The all-weather lifeboat Lincolnshire Poacher was requested to launch at 5:30pm foll... Read More
  • Skegness RNLI lifeboat tows yacht and crew of two to safety

    Skegness RNLI lifeboat tows yacht and crew of two to safety

    Wednesday 22 August 2012. Author: Adam Holmes

    The Skegness RNLI Lifeboat Lincolnshire Poacher was called in to action in the small hours of this morning (Wednesday) to assist a yacht crew suffering from fatigue in 8 hour shout. Just 6 hours after a regular exercise Skegness RNLI lifebo... Read More
  • Skegness RNLI lifeboats search for lost jet skier

    Friday 10 August 2012. Author: Russell Matthews

    Both Skegness RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution) lifeboats were called out late last night (Thursday) following reports of a jet skier lost off the Lincolnshire coast. The two lifeboats, Lincolnshire Poacher and Peterborough Beer Festival IV, w... Read More
  • RNLI lifeboats kept busy as summer arrives in Skegness

    RNLI lifeboats kept busy as summer arrives in Skegness

    Wednesday 25 July 2012. Author: Russell Matthews

    Both Skegness RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution) lifeboats have been kept busy today (Wednesday) and yesterday as the summer sun finally reached the Lincolnshire resort. The inshore lifeboat Peterborough Beer Festival IV was called twice to hel... Read More

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