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Whitby RNLI V Emmerdale Allstars

Whitby RNLI V Emmerdale Allstars

Whitby RNLI & Friends versus Emmerdale Allstars On the 2nd of September 2012 the Whitby Lifeboat Crew and Friends football team will be hosting a charity football match against the cast and crew of the popular ITV soap Emmerdale. The match is to be held at the Whitby town football clubs Turnbull Ground, kick off […]

Ex Whitby Lifeboat Crew Honoured By The Queen

Ex Whitby Lifeboat Crew Honoured By The Queen

On Maundy Thursday, 19th April 2012, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth ll visited York Minster to distribute the Royal Maundy money. Among those chosen to be recipients were Dennis Hodgson, a retired Police Officer and one time Press Officer of Whitby Lifeboat Station and Ronald Frampton, an ex -Lifeboatman of Whitby and a retired Fisherman. The […]

Beware Rip Currents On Whitby Beach

Beware Rip Currents On Whitby Beach

Author: Deborah Heaton-Caffin, Lifeguard Press Officer Rip currents along the North Yorkshire coastline are continuing to catch beachgoers out following recent warnings by the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) which has lifeguards stationed on beaches along the coast. The latest incidents occurred in Whitby and demonstrate that water users need to take extra care in […]

Defiant Trawler Sinks Off Whitby Near Sandsend

Defiant Trawler Sinks Off Whitby Near Sandsend

Whitby RNLI volunteers rescue crew from grounded trawler Date: 15/10/2010 Author: Alison Levett, Divisional Media Relations Manager Whitby RNLI’s all-weather and inshore lifeboats helped rescue the crew of a stricken trawler which later sank off the North Yorkshire coast this morning (Friday 15 October). The fishing vessel Defiant ran aground a mile north of Sandsend […]

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