Vellums presented to Exmouth RNLI volunteers after surprise thank you meal

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Following a rescue of four young men on October 23 2011, volunteer crew members Mark Champion and Andy Williams both received an inscription of thanks from the Institution on vellum for their roles. In-shore lifeboat helmsman, Roger Jackson who was awarded a bronze medal for gallantry for the same rescue, cooked a meal for 12 RNLI volunteers to thank them. The diners ate al-fresco at the top of the launching ramp on July 26 with the surprise guest TV chefs Hairy Bikers revealing their help in the kitchen.

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Fundraising events over the August bank holiday weekend in aid of Ballycotton lifeboat

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Date: August bank holiday weekend from Thursday 2 August to Sunday 5 August
Venue: Ballycotton

The small fishing village of Ballycotton in East Cork is always a good place to be over the August bank holiday weekend. A full calendar of events is organised to raise funds for the all weather lifeboat stationed there. This years organising committee is planning fun events throughout the weekend for young and old, making sure all visitors have a good time.

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Sunderland RNLI 2012 Lifeboat Day – 29th July

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Sunderland RNLI Atlantic 85 inshore lifeboat at sea – CREDIT – Ken Jackson

Members of the Sunderland RNLI Lifeboat Station and Lifeboat Guild invite supporters to the station’s annual “Lifeboat Day” which is to be held this weekend on 29 July 2012 [Sunday] 11.00am to 4.00pm in Marine Walk car park opposite the RNLI Lifeguard Base at Roker, Sunderland.

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Sir David Jason pledges support for National Air Ambulance Week

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Sir David Jason pledges support for National Air Ambulance Week
24-30 September 2012

 

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One of Britain’s most famous and respected actors Sir David Jason is getting behind the first united National Air Ambulance Week. Sir David has come a long way from his days as an electrician; since then he has won many prestigious awards for his work, with roles greatly varying from the comical Del Boy in Only Fools and Horses, to the more serious role of Jack Frost in A Touch of Frost.

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Mercy One to Receive Second Bell 429 EMS Helicopter

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FORT WORTH, TEXAS (July 23, 2012) – Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today that 429 launch customer Mercy One of Des Moines, Iowa will receive a second Bell 429 helicopter from Air Methods. Mercy One currently operates an air medical critical care configured Bell 429 and will add a second helicopter, equipped with United Rotorcraft emergency medical services (EMS) interior.

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