RNLI mark London Lifeboat Week

The RNLI is more usually associated with stormy seas around the coast, but hundreds of Londoners also owe their lives to the lifeboat crews.

Martin Stew reports.

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Lifesavers RNLI raise funds

Volunteers for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution will be collecting across London for their biggest annual day of fundraising in the capital - London Lifeboat Day - tomorrow. RNLI teams on the Thames rescued a total of 270 people last year.