Rescue – Sunday 1 May 2016

A routine training exercise for the Redcar RNLI lifeboats was interrupted on Sunday 1 May 2016 after two fishing boat tractors were reported stranded on the beach with the tide rapidly coming in. UK Coastguard received a 999 call from men who were using a tractor to tow a second, broken-down tractor from Redcar to Marske for repairs. As they attempted […]

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Rescue – Thursday 24 March 2016

While the Redcar RNLI lifeboat was completing a routine call-out to a broken down RIB, the crew was tasked to proceed to Saltburn where reports were being received of a loose horse and a missing rider. The lifeboat searched close inshore towards Saltburn and while passing Marske the crew saw ambulance personnel attending the injured rider on the beach at that […]

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Rescue – Sunday 20 March 2016

A dog had a lucky escape when it became trapped on rocks just as the tide had started to come in on Sunday 20 March 2016. The dog ran away from its owner while walking at the South Gare near Redcar and ended up stranded on a rocky outcrop on the seaward side of the breakwater. The owner was unable […]

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Rescue – Thursday 3 March 2016

Redcar RNLI volunteers were tasked on Thursday 3 March 2016 when a car was found swamped on the beach. There were initial concerns that people may have been trapped inside the vehicle. The alarm was raised at 12.40pm by a member of the public when they saw a Land Rover Freelander on the beach near the Granville Terrace slipway at […]

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Rescue – Sunday 21 February 2016

The RNLI lifeboats from Redcar were called into action on Sunday 21 February after a trio of walkers became separated from the rest of their group and were cut off by the tide at Saltburn. A group of six men, all from the USA and working in the Teesside area, were walking from Skinningrove to Saltburn along the base of […]

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Rescue – Sunday 31 January 2016

The search for a person missing in the Saltburn area ended this morning when volunteers from the Redcar RNLI lifeboat station recovered a fatally injured man from the base of Huntcliff. The search began on the evening of Saturday 30 January, and resumed soon after first light the following morning. The two RNLI lifeboat from Redcar launched just after 8.30am […]

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Rescue – 10 January 2016

The volunteer crew of the Redcar RNLI lifeboat was tasked in the early hours of Sunday 10 January 2016 after a person entered the sea at Redcar near to the Park Hotel on the Esplanade. The police contacted UK Coastguard who then paged the lifeboat crew at 3.26am. As the crew was assembling the coastguards were informed that police officers […]

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Rescue – 7 January 2016

The first emergency of the year for the volunteers of the Redcar RNLI lifeboats had an good outcome without the lifeboat even having to launch. UK Coastguard received a call from a member of the public who reported a surfer was in difficulties in heavy seas at Saltburn. The RNLI lifefeboat from redcar was requested to attend. However, while the […]

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Rescue – 25 December 2015

The crew of the Redcar lifeboat had their Christmas morning interrupted by an emergency call after a woman entered the sea at Marske. The pagers were activated at 8.26am. However as the crew were assembling, the woman was rescued from the sea by police officers and so the crew was stood down.

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Rescue – Monday 21 December 2015

RNLI volunteers from the Redcar lifeboat station responded by road and sea to an emergency call from the ambulance service to help deal with an injured person at  the South Gare breakwater on Monday 21 December 2015. The call came at 1pm through UK Coastguard after a kitesurfer was reported to be badly injured near Bran Sands at South Gare. […]

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