RNLI New Brighton Rescue

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Crew Photograph: Back L to R: Dave Lowe Senior Helmsman, Lee Arnall, Tim Weare, Matt Fossett, Matt Gill Front: Tractor Driver Mike Jones

Date: 14/05/2015
Author: Bob Warwick

Two people with their dog were rescued by New Brighton lifeboat crew after they had been cut off by the incoming tide on the beach on the Harrison Drive side of the breakwater past New Brighton’s well know Clown statue.

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First lives saved on Exmouth Shannon meet donor and crew

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(Foreground L to R) Richard Smith, Jared Colclough and Dan Morton (right) thank Annette Richardson, niece of Joan Welburn who left a generous legacy to provide the Institution with a Shannon class lifeboat in Lyme Bay.

Photo: (credit RNLI/Simon Culliford)

Young men who had been plucked from the water by crew volunteers after their power boat started sinking, attended the naming ceremony of the lifeboat that helped rescue them, on 9 May at Exmouth lifeboat station.

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Rockwell Collins begins worldwide customer evaluation of ARINC MultiLink flight tracking service

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Rockwell Collins’ ARINC MultiLink merges multiple data sources to provide a comprehensive global flight tracking solution for airlines.

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (May 11, 2015) – Rockwell Collins and nine undisclosed airlines from around the world have launched a trial program for the company’s new ARINC MultiLinkSM flight tracking service. The service, which was announced in March, offers a comprehensive and cost-effective global flight tracking solution for the world’s airlines.

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Hundreds celebrate the naming of Exmouth RNLI’s Shannon class lifeboat

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The ceremony took place in front of the boathouse with hundreds of guests and local support.
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Coxswain, Steve Hockings-Thompson cracks open the champagne to welcome R and J Welburn into the Institution.

Photos: (credit RNLI/Simon Culliford)

Exactly one year after the state-of-the-art Shannon class lifeboat arrived at Exmouth lifeboat station, R and J Welburn was officially named by the charity’s Chairman on Saturday 9 May.

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Accident A400M in Seville

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The A400M program has been hit by setbacks and delays. The crash today will do nothing to help the situation

We confirm that there has been an accident with an A400M in Sevilla. At this point, we can confirm that the aircraft is MSN23, an aircraft foreseen for the Turkish customer. The crisis room is open. A Go-Team is on its way to Sevilla. We are coordinating with the relevant authorities. We will come back in due time with any confirmed information as soon as available.

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