A pair of identical twins are working as volunteers for the RNLI - more than three hundred miles apart.Read the full story ›
A man with a broken leg crawled for more than three hours along a beach after slipping on rocks near Lyme Regis.Read the full story ›
A 50-year old walker has been rescued from a sea cave on the Somerset coast after falling and becoming trapped.Read the full story ›
The RNLI is offering a reward of £1,000 for the safe return of the historic gold medal awarded posthumously to a coxswain.Read the full story ›
The town of Salcombe has held a memorial service for the crew who lost their lives in one of the worst tragedies in RNLI history.Read the full story ›
Only handful of beaches have RNLI lifeguard cover during school holidays - the Maritime and Coastguard Agency warns.Read the full story ›
Newquay RNLI lifeboat volunteers were called-out at early on Sunday (18 September) to assist police, Newquay and Padstow coastguard teams, ambulance service and the Coastguard rescue helicopter, after a man fell from cliffs at Whipsiderry.
With high tide approaching, the RNLI crew on the charity's D class inshore lifeboat stood-by in case any of the other emergency teams were cut off by the rising spring tide whilst they worked to treat the man and evacuate him from the shore.
The man in his 20s was airlifted to the Royal Cornwall Hospital by the Coastguard rescue helicopter.
A gold gallantry medal awarded to William Trevelyan Richards, an RNLI coxswain who died during the Penlee Lifeboat Disaster, is missing.Read the full story ›
A woman has been given what's been called a 'comprehensive safety briefing' after she had to be rescued three times by the RNLI in just four days.
The incidents happened in Looe last week. She'd been cut off by the tide and after the third occasion, was taken to the lifeboat station for a talk.
The key message there was they had forgotten the tides. They had no real appreciation of the tides and the fact it was coming up in such a direct location.
I'm just trying to get people to look at the tide table and look at the weather check the weather forecast.
Following the death of a man at Fistral Death in Cornwall over the weekend, the RNLI have issued fresh warnings about swimming in the sea.Read the full story ›