The annual Staithes RNLI Lifeboat Weekend takes place most years in August. The event is becoming ever more popular and perhaps one of the very best lifeboat weekends in the whole of the UK. The full village community gets involved and the event brings thousands of people into the area from miles around. Staithes lifeboat [...]
The ' Rohilla' - Disaster of 1914 will be remembered on July 12th 2015 during Whitby Sea Festival ,as The Ghosts Of Heroes Project present 'Songs from 'Stormbound'. All of the songs from the show, now available on CD, will be featured along with several excerpts from the play written last year to commemorate the centenary [...]
The Weekend of the 31st October to 2nd Nov marks the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the hospital ship Rohilla off Saltwick Bay nr Whitby North Yorkshire. The weekend will commemorate the loss of the boat and 86 passengers. Rohilla Centenary 2014 Whitby Lifeboat RNLI. Over the centenary weekend there will be several [...]
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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 is [...]
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 first [...]
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 the [...]
A serious incident this afternoon led to the air ambulance landing on Whitby beach below the Spa Pavillion. Coastguards at the scene said a gentleman was seriously injured but conscious and talking. Click to enlarge thumbnails.