RNLI launch drowning awareness campaign

The RNLI are launching a major drowning awareness campaign "Respect the Water" today , warning people to stay safe this summer.

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RNLI launch drowning awareness campaign

The RNLI are launching a major drowning awareness campaign "Respect the Water" today , warning people to stay safe this summer.

The RNLI have launched a new camapign warning of the dangers of drowning along the region's coastline Credit: RNLI

The campaign coincides with the charity revealing fifteen people accidentally lost their lives on the Yorkshire and Lincolnshire coast over the past 3 years.

There was also a high number of near-misses on the region's coastline in the past year as 239 lives were saved by the RNLI's lifeboat crews.

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