Post Tagged with: "Lifeboat"

  • BBC South Today live broadcast from Littlehampton

    BBC South Today live broadcast from Littlehampton

    News, Uncategorized May 14, 2016 9:52 am no comments

    The BBC’s regional news programme South Today will be broadcast live from Littlehampton RNLI lifeboat station on Wednesday 18 May at 6:30pm. All of the usual features will be included, co-ordinated from a mobile studio aboard a double-decker bus, parked on Fisherman’s Quay. The programme will celebrate the arrival of […]

     
  • Excitement mounts – our new lifeboat will be here soon!

    Excitement mounts – our new lifeboat will be here soon!

    News March 15, 2016 11:45 am no comments

    Littlehampton’s new Atlantic 85 lifeboat is currently being built at the RNLI’s Inshore Lifeboat Centre in East Cowes, and is due to be delivered to her new home on 16 May. The new boat is the latest version of the long established Atlantic series of B-Class lifeboats, first developed by […]

     
  • The end of Blue Peter lifeboats at Littlehampton RNLI

    The end of Blue Peter lifeboats at Littlehampton RNLI

    News February 16, 2016 1:57 pm no comments

    In a few months’ time the fourth Blue Peter 1 lifeboat will come to the end of its service life and after 49 years Littlehampton RNLI will no longer have a Blue Peter lifeboat. In 1966 an appeal was launched by the BBC TV children’s programme Blue Peter to fund […]

     
  • 65 rescue missions for Littlehampton RNLI in 2015

    65 rescue missions for Littlehampton RNLI in 2015

    Loms' Picks, News February 2, 2016 4:40 pm no comments

    Official figures released by the RNLI charity on 27th January show that 2015 was a busy year indeed for Littlehampton’s volunteer lifeboat crews. Collectively, Littlehampton launched Blue Peter 1 and Ray of Hope on 65 rescue missions to a wide range of incidents including commercial fishing vessels in trouble, adrift […]

     
  • Littlehampton RNLI Beach Rescue

    Littlehampton RNLI Beach Rescue

    Call Reports September 8, 2013 12:32 pm no comments

    ‘Blue Peter 1’, Littlehampton’s Atlantic 75 lifeboat was launched today at 12:32 after a call to the station reporting a 24ft sailing boat washed ashore on the beach at Ferring. The yacht sailing in very shallow water came in to difficulty and with a broken tiller ran aground. The crew […]