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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Redcar RNLI’s newest helmsmen

The Redcar RNLI lifeboat station received not one, but two early Christmas presents in the shape of newly qualified helmsmen. After months of dedicated hard work Cameron Bond has been passed-out as the station’s newest Atlantic 85 helmsman, while Ben Howard, who only joined the RNLI three years ago, has qualified as a helmsman of the smaller IB1 class lifeboat. […]

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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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Rescue – Sunday 6 December 2015

Both RNLI lifeboats from Redcar were tasked just after 3pm on Sunday 6 December 2015 after a member of the public telephoned UK Coastguard to report an adult and child attempting to wade to safety after getting cut off by the tide at Huntcliff, Saltburn. Following a sea and shore search by the lifeboats and after further enquiries by UK […]

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2015 Slideshow

A few years ago, we started producing an annual slideshow of pictures taken at Redcar RNLI over the previous 12 months. We published our 2015 show a couple of days ago, but now we have the director’s cut! Same images, different style. We hope you like it! Click here for our 2015 director’s cut (opens to Youtube)…

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Rescue – Thursday 26 November 2015

The Redcar RNLI IB1 inshore lifeboat was launched just after 4pm on Thursday 26 November 2015 after a member of the public dialled 999 when she became concerned for the wellbeing of a bodyboarder in the sea near the Beacon, Redcar. The woman was photographing two bodyboarders in the sea opposite the Dundas Street slipway when one of them disappeared […]

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Redcar RNLI to star in popular childrens’ TV show

A popular childrens’ television programme visited the Redcar lifeboat station to record the work of the RNLI volunteers there. Milkshake! presenter Amy Thompson visited the lifeboat station and met volunteer crew member Dan Birkbeck to learn about the charity’s work in the town. As well as seeing the lifeboats in action, Amy was shown the kit the crew wear when […]

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Rescue – 14 November 2015

Both Redcar RNLI lifeboats were launched on the evening of Saturday 14 November 2015 after Cleveland Police requested assistance with the search for a man believed to have entered the sea. The lifeboats were requested just before 8.30pm after a member of the public had called the police to say he believed he had seen a man walking into the […]

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