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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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.
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 early [...]