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Lifeboats 'temporarily stood down' in search for angler

Two RNLI lifeboats based at Scarborough have been "temporarily stood down" after a search for a missing man on the North Yorkshire coast.

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Search for missing angler on North Yorkshire coast

The search for a missing angler off the North Yorkshire coast is continuing. A helicopter was previously deployed to help search the cliffs near Burniston.


Search continues for missing angler off Burniston cliff Helicopter gone to RAF Leconfield to refuel @rnliscarborough


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RNLI confirms 'air crash incident' in Norfolk

A spokesman for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) has confirmed that an aircraft accident occurred in the Cley area of North Norfolk this evening after reports of an air crash in the area.

Three lifeboats were deployed to the scene and have now returned to the RNLI base.

Cley in North Norfolk.
Cley in North Norfolk. Credit: Google Maps

No further details were given on how many passengers were in the aircraft or on their condition.

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Lifeboat crews battle high seas around Scotland

Members of the RNLI team at Arbroath in Scotland had to contend with some very high seas this evening:

Large waves crash over defences at North Berwick

The RNLI crew in North Berwick, East Lothian have tweeted these photographs of the high tide lapping the edges of the town:


RT @lisat1983ltd North Berwick this [yesterday] afternoon.Never seen it like this before and we all got a tad wet!


The waves reaching houses on Forth Street yesterday pm RT "@civviedave North Berwick is taking a pounding the day!"


Lifeboat crew schoolboy saves two on first RNLI shift

Britain's youngest lifeboat crew member has been praised for helping save the lives of two stranded tourists on his first shift for the RNLI, on the day after his 17th birthday.

Teenager Josh Double was aboard the RNLI's rescue boat when it launched from Mumbles in south Wales after receiving reports a French couple had been cut off by the tide.

Josh Double, the RNLI's youngest recruit. Credit: RNLI

The duo were pulled on-board and taken to shore - not knowing that one of their rescuers had turned up to his debut shift hours before in his school uniform.

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