Category Archives: Lifeboat Oppos

WATCH: This Is Why Father Christmas Should Stick To His Sleigh

Let’s face, not everyone can master the art of alighting from a rigid inflatable boat when trying to carry out an elegant dismount.  Especially not when the said boat is trying to make a beach landing; With the man himself (Father Christmas) being the passenger who is trying to pull off the perfect ‘dismount’.  Well, the bearded festive character found

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Jail Time To DOUBLE For Assaulting An Emergency Worker Under New Law

We have been tracking the progress of the Assaults On Emergency Workers (Offences) Bill as it made its way through the House of Commons and then the House of Lords and we are pleased to see that, as of yesterday, the bill made it onto the statute books. The Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Bill will create a new offence

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FREE Pizza & Ice cream For NHS & Emergency Services Personnel!? Let’s Head To Iceland!

We always hear about how grateful, for example, MPs are about the sacrifices which the emergency services and NHS make on a minute-by-minute basis. But rarely do emergency services personnel get any ‘perks’ for the hard work and dedication to duty that they display 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days per year. Not that the majority

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15,000 Prosecutions Predicted Under The Planned Assaults On Emergency Workers Bill

For those who may not know, there is currently a bill making its way through the House Of Lords that is intended to help protect our emergency services by making it, collectively, a separate/aggravated offence to assault a member of the emergency services. A note on the Parliament.UK website states that the bill is intended: ‘To make provision about offences

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Paramedic Jumps Into The Sea To Rescue Person In The Water In The Early Hours Of The Morning

A paramedic, without any regard for their own safety, jumped into the frigid sea off of Torbay in order to save the life of someone who was struggling in the choppy water. The Coastguard and local RNLI volunteers attended the scene and helped guide the paramedic and the casualty back to shore in the early hours of Thursday morning. The

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URGENT PLEA To Help Try And Find A Member Of The Emergency Services Family

****UPDATE***** Sarah has been found safe-and-well. Thanks to everyone who shared this story. This afternoon, we have had quite a few messages from our followers, asking us to share the details of this urgent appeal for information in relation to the whereabouts of Sarah Watts, which has been made by South Wales Police: “Have you seen this missing woman? “Sarah

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Donations STOLEN From Lifeboat Station Following Burglary

Just when you thought that burglars could not stoop any lower on the ‘lowlife’ scale, then a story such as this one pops up and makes you reassess just how nasty some people can really be. As a precursor, I do not subscribe to the whole ‘forced into a life of criminality’ excuse that is often mentioned by people when

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British Woman Rescued From The Adriatic After Treading Water for TEN HOURS After She Fell Over the Side Of A Cruise Ship

Search & Rescue personnel said that the woman was rescued just over 10 hours after she fell into the Adriatic sea as the ship that she was on cruised around 60 miles offshore in the early hours of Saturday morning. The 46-year-old female passenger had been aboard the Norwegian Star cruise ship when she plunged into the frigid sea where

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Lifeboat Crew ‘Escorted’ Back To Harbour By Dolphins

Most mariners will confirm that they have a ‘special’ relationship with dolphins (when at sea) – a relationship that is quite hard to explain to anyone who has not spent any considerable amount of time at sea. During my 6 years of sailing the seven seas whilst serving in the Royal Navy, often would we encounter these majestic creatures as

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RNLI Called To Help With A Collision Between A Catamaran And A 2,000 Ton Cargo Vessel In The English Channel

No-one was seriously injured in the incident – but the outcome could have been far worse   by Cop(ex) | @ES_Humour  | About Us | Contact Us Not many people who live away from the coast realise that the English Channel is one of the busiest shipping lanes in the World. Whilst collisions in the channel are quite rare, when they

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