At 16:38 this afternoon, Humber Coastguard received multiple conflicting 999 calls reporting someone screaming for help from the piers at Tynemouth Harbour Entrance. Humber Coastguard immediately paged South Shields Volunteer Life Brigade to search the south pier, Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade to search the north Pier and requested the launch of the Tynemouth RNLI Lifeboats to begin a search. read more..25 November, 2009
Portland Coastguard called out search and rescue units at a quarter past one this morning after an injured male foreign national was found on the shore near the Swanage Chain Ferry. The man did not speak English, but Police enquiries ascertained that he claimed to have jumped from the cross-channel ferry Barfleur as the ship entered Poole Harbour, and that he had been with three other people who were still unaccounted for. read more..
24 November, 2009
Peter Dymond from New Milton, Hampshire, a former Chief Coastguard at the Maritime and Coastguard Agency and now Project Manager for the volunteer Coastguard Rescue Service, has been awarded the OBE for services to HM Coastguard, Maritime Safety and UK search and rescue. read more..
Coastguard Rescue teams have been assisting in the response to the flooding incidents in Cumbria and South West Scotland. read more..18 November, 2009
At 1.22 this afternoon, Forth Coastguard were alerted to a 52 year old local fisherman who had gone overboard from the fishing vessel Optik west of the Bell Rock. read more..
18 November, 2009
Lifejackets can make the difference between life and death – its as simple as that! read more..
16 November, 2009
A 9 year old cross Collie dog has been rescued this morning after falling over cliffs near Seatown, Dorset yesterday. read more..
14 November, 2009
A fast rescue craft of the offshore support vessel Putford Apollo had to be abandoned late last night after grounding on a groyne at Ness Point in south west gales. read more..
Falmouth Coastguard were active in saving the lives of 4 French yachtsmen sailing 350 miles south of Lands End in treacherous weather of seas 7 – 8 metres. read more..13 November, 2009
A windsurfer has been rescued in treacherous weather conditions of the rocks at Bigbury this afternoon. read more..11 November, 2009
Aberdeen Coastguard is coordinating an air and sea search in the Moray Firth for a fisherman who went overboard at 6.50pm this evening. read more..10 November, 2009
At 1.40pm yesterday afternoon Brixham Coastguard were alerted by mobile phone to two male casualties, at Long Quarry Park at Ansteys Cove, to the north of Hopes Nose. read more..07 November, 2009
Dover Coastguard launched a joint operation with their French counterparts last night to rescue a British fisherman who had fallen overboard on the French side of the Channel. read more..06 November, 2009
Coastguard Rescue teams from St Merryn and Newquay successfully rescued a stranded beach walker tonight, in atrocious conditions, after he was cut off by the tide. read more..06 November, 2009
At 10 o clock this morning Thames Coastguard received a call from the Riverside Country Park Ranger informing them that a young male had become stuck in the mud 200 yards offshore near the Riverside Country Walk at Lower Rainham, Gillingham. read more..05 November, 2009
The Maritime and Coastguard Agency is co-hosting a two day seminar with recognised ship owner and seafarer representatives at the Chamber of Shipping. London on the 9th and 10th November 2009. read more..02 November, 2009
Coastguard Rescue Teams in the North East of Scotland have been assisting the Police and Fire Services to evacuate homes due to river flooding overnight and this morning after heavy rain over Scotland. read more..01 November, 2009
A yachtsman has been rescued from the River Tyne after falling into the river from his tender this morning. read more..