Garage’s 90-year support to Redcar RNLI recognised

A garage has had its 90-year support for the Redcar lifeboat station recognised with a certificate of thanks from the charity’s chairman. EL Denney & Son has been based close to the town’s lifeboat station on the esplanade, Redcar, since 1928. The garage’s founder, Laurie Denney was a strong supporter of the RNLI. When his son Ian took over running […]

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Royal appointment for Redcar RNLI volunteer

Tony Wild, a volunteer helm at the RNLI lifeboat station at Redcar, North Yorkshire, had an appointment with royalty on Thursday 31 May 2018 when he attended the Queen’s Garden Party at Buckingham Palace. Tony Wild, together with his wife Mandy, was invited to represent the RNLI at the event, held on the lawns of the palace. Her Majesty The […]

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Rescue – Saturday 26 May 2018

A yacht struck rocks at Redcar after suffering an engine fire, prompting a joint rescue by RNLI lifeboats from Redcar and Hartlepool on Saturday 26 May 2018. The alarm was raised just after 5.15pm by an off-duty Redcar RNLI crew member who saw the yacht sailing close inshore and then strike rocks known as East Scar. The Redcar lifeboat launched […]

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CALLING ALL MIDDLESBROUGH FC FANS!

Looking for that once-in-a-lifetime Christmas present? Always dreamed of watching the game in the lap of luxury? Wanting to reward hard-working employees? And want to do your bit to help save lives at sea? Well we’ve got the answer. As MFC’s official charity partner, we are offering for auction two pairs of hospitality tickets, donated by MFC and worth £145 […]

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Message from across the pond!

We received this lovely email from Texas, USA today. And we’re only too glad to oblige!   Hi! I just wanted to send you a quick email on behalf of some of the children I volunteer with at The Brenham Community Center here in Texas. We’ve been reviewing some resources on the internet for a project about educating people about […]

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New meets old off Redcar

It was a case of new meeting old when the Redcar lifeboat came across a former RNLI lifeboat more than 40 years its senior while out on a routine training run on Sunday 27 August 2017. The volunteer RNLI crew was at sea familiarising itself with new navigation and communications equipment fitted to the station’s Atlantic 85 class lifeboat during […]

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Redcar RNLI hosts Our Blue Light relay torch

The Redcar RNLI lifeboat station hosted a visit by a relay aimed at bringing emergency services together to raise awareness of mental health and to rid the stigma surrounding it.   On Tuesday 8 August 2017 the relay torch was brought to the lifeboat station by Ian Widdas and Phil Spencer of Cleveland Police and was handed into the care […]

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