Rescue – Friday 30 March 2018

A chain of failed rescue attempts by members of the public led to four people being caught in heavy seas off a slipway at Redcar on Friday 30 March 2018. A man fell from the slipway at the lifeboat station just after 4pm, causing him to be battered by large waves, close to the slipway and the sea wall. A […]

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Rescue – Sunday 17 February 2018

Volunteers from the Redcar RNLI lifeboat station responded to a call for help from the UK Coastguard when a man sustained leg and other injuries after falling from steps leading onto the beach at Redcar on Sunday 17 February 2018. After a brief search of the beach the man, a 71-year-old visiting from out of the area, was found approximately […]

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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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Rescue – Sunday 6 August 2017

The Redcar lifeboat was called to the assistance of a 26-feet fishing boat after it suffered engine failure three miles north east of Redcar. The lifeboat launched at 2.15pm and located the stricken craft soon afterwards. The fishing boat, with one person on board, was towed to safety at the South Gare in the River Tees.

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