Articles by: Simon Tann
Founder and Creative Director of the West Sussex based Web Design, SEO and Digital Marketing Agency: Tann Westlake. Globe Trotter, Thrill Seeker, Tea Drinker and RNLI Lifeboat Crew.

  • Littlehampton Lifeboatman Retires After 40 Years

    Littlehampton Lifeboatman Retires After 40 Years

    News, Slideshow April 25, 2012 6:33 pm 1 comment

    A familiar figure around Littlehampton has retired after serving as a volunteer with the RNLI for 40 years. Geoff Warminger joined the crew of the Littlehampton lifeboat station in 1972, retiring as deputy launching authority in 2012. Geoff was born in Rustington and has lived in Littlehampton since 1965, he […]

     
  • Portsmouth Lifeboat rescue of crew from a sinking fishing boat

    Portsmouth Lifeboat rescue of crew from a sinking fishing boat

    Lifeboat volunteers from Portsmouth RNLI rescue two fishermen as their 11m trawler sinks in front of them, two miles south of Langstone Harbour. After the two fishermen are safely transferred to the lifeboat, an RNLI crew member is forced to jump clear of the trawler just as it sinks beneath […]

     
  • The High Sheriff comes to sea!

    The High Sheriff comes to sea!

    News, Slideshow March 26, 2012 12:02 pm no comments

    Littlehampton lifeboat station received a special guest last weekend, the High Sheriff of West Sussex. David Tupper and his wife Hilary came down to the boathouse on Sunday morning where they were given an extensive tour the station by the lifeboat operations manager Nick White. They met and chatted with […]

     
  • Award for Littlehampton RNLI Crewman

    Award for Littlehampton RNLI Crewman

    News February 26, 2012 5:36 pm no comments

    The crew from the Littlehampton RNLI lifeboat station came out in force to celebrate fellow crew member Ivan Greer receiving his long service award from the RNLI.  Since the modern day lifeboat station in Littlehampton opened in 1967, around 90 men and women have seved as crew.  Today there are 26 enrolled […]

     
  • Swan too many anglers leave distressed duck in need of RNLI rescue in Littlehampton

    Swan too many anglers leave distressed duck in need of RNLI rescue in Littlehampton

    News, Slideshow February 1, 2012 8:26 am no comments

    Littlehampton’s volunteer lifeboat crew responded to a somewhat unusual incident at the weekend when they assisted a swan in distress after fishing equipment became lodged in its throat. The crew of the lifeboat station were out on their usual Sunday morning exercise when they came across the large white swan […]