New All Weather Lifeboat announced for Fleetwood

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution crew at Fleetwood Lifeboat Station and Pro Boating are celebrating this week after it was officially announced that their new Shannon Class all-weather lifeboat will be arriving Spring 2019. The lifeboat is set to be named in honour of a young RAF pilot who

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All Weather Lifeboat aids stricken yacht

At lunchtime, Liverpool Coastguard requested the launch of the ALB William Street to assist a 11m yacht that had lost all power and its mainsail. The yacht was being blown onto a lee shore in the F6 NW winds. The lifeboat reached the yacht which was in shallow water, rolling dramatically, and the

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Rotary Raise money for Fleetwood Lifeboat

Following the fantastic Sail Boat Charter Show recently in Cleveleys here, The organisers — North Fylde Rotary Club — presented a cheque for £500 to Fleetwood Lifeboat following fundraising undertaken on the day by the Rotary members. The lifeboat shop also were given a stall on the

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Fleetwood Station gets a demo Inshore Lifeboat

It will be used for mainly fundraising activities by the the Fleetwood crew and our neighbouring stations. There may be opportunities to visit local schools and fetes. Peter Atkinson from the Fleetwood station said «This is fantastic news for us following many months of campaigning. It will

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ILB searches for lost dog in Fleetwood Channel

Saturday 15th February 2019 At 4pm this afternoon, Liverpool Coastguard requested the launch of the Fleetwood Inshore Lifeboat, following the report of an incident on the beach near Fleetwood’s Lower Lighthouse. A couple had been walking their dog on the beach when it ran into the water to chase

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Two Sunday call outs for Fleetwood RNLI

It was a busy day for Fleetwood RNLI lifeboat crews today (Sunday 2nd Feb). At approximately 11am, a call was made by a member of the public to Liverpool Coastguard to report 2 people and a dog were cut off by the tide towards Knott End. The Lifeboat Operations Manager (LOM) at Fleetwood RNLI then

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Local VW enthusiasts raise £ for Fleetwood Lifeboat

At a recent VW car & van meet, in a Fleetwood car park, Ric Rawlinson arranged that they would collect for the RNLI. The money raised was handed over to the station on a training night. Many thanks to all concerned ProBoating.ru. Sunday 6th October, Liverpool Coastguard requested that we

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Fisherman saved from sands as tide comes in

At 01-43 am on Thursday 29th August, Liverpool Coastguard paged the crew of Fleetwood Lifeboat, to launch to assist a local fisherman, who was out on the sands off the Marine Hall Fleetwood attending to his night lines and who had become disorientated in the darkness. The tide was coming in fast

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Fleetwood Beer Festival 2019 Raises money for the RNLI

The annual Beer Festival was a great success as usual and visitors helped raise funds. A cheque was handed over to Paul Ashworth and Peter Atkinson at the Strawberry Gardens Fleetwood for an amazing £650. Thanks go to Fleetwood CAMRA and visitors to the festival. Crew members visited the festival

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Fleetwood Lifeboat — the future

Shannon lifeboat taken by ProBoating.ru Following a visit to the station last spring, by some of the RNLI’s top management, it has been announced that Fleetwood’s current All Weather Lifeboat – the Tyne Class William Street – will retire in 2015 when she will be 26 years old and be

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