As London Lifeboat Week launched yesterday, the Tower lifeboat was scrambled to reports of a man stuck on an abandoned jetty.
Today volunteers from the Royal National Lifeboat Institution will take to the streets in their yellow jackets and oilskins to collect donations for the charity.
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