Archive for category: News

  • 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 […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • Another SOS Success for Littlehampton RNLI

    Another SOS Success for Littlehampton RNLI

    Fundraising, News January 29, 2012 6:03 pm no comments

    Once again this year the volunteers of the Littlehampton lifeboat station took to the town with collection buckets, raising money for the RNLI on SOS day. Spirit of Juniper’ the station’s D-class lifeboat was driven into the High Street accompanied by the crew, shore crew, fundraisers, family members and even […]