RNLI volunteers remain on call this Christmas

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Selsey Coxn Grant in front of the lifeboat, being kissed under the mistletoe, Christmas 1956.

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Lifeguards John Simmons and Ed Stevens pulling a Christmas cracker in the snow at Boscombe beach

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Five Seahouses RNLI crew members dragging a stretcher filled wth Christmas presents along a snow covered beach

“Those planning time at the coast during the Christmas break can help keep themselves safe by taking some basic safety precautions before they go, such as checking the weather and tide times.”

Whatever the weather or time of day or night, the RNLI’s 5,000 volunteer lifeboat crew members and shore helpers around the coasts of the UK and Ireland will be on call this Christmas.

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Bell Helicopter Signs Agreement with Air Methods for 20 Bell 407GX

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Archie Gray (left), senior vice president of Air Methods and Danny Maldonado (right), executive vice president of Commercial Sales and Marketing at Bell Helicopter, sign contract for 20 Bell 407GX aircraft.

FORT WORTH, TEXAS (December 21, 2012) – Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today an agreement with Air Methods for the supply of 20 Bell 407GX aircraft. Air Methods will dedicate the helicopters to air medical transport for critically ill and injured patients throughout the United States.

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