Distressed Alsatian ‘Rocky’ rescued by New Brighton lifeboat crew

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L to R crew Dave Davies, crew Matt Fossett, Tractor Driver Cmdr Graham Lowe, Helmsman Dave Hicks, crew Stuart Ward
Date: 11/06/2015
Author: Bob Warwick

An RNLI New Brighton lifeboat crew had a challenging afternoon rescuing an Alsatian dog who was stranded in a very difficult to reach position on the River Mersey revetment wall, also known as the training bank, off from Crosby shore.

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RNLI Gold Badges awarded for 50+ years dedicated fundraising for New Brighton

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L to R – Rita Richards and Selby Williams
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L to R – Rita Richards, Selby Williams, Branch Secretary Mary Wright, New Brighton Lifeboat Station Chairman Tony Jones
Date: 11/06/2015
Author: Bob Warwick

New Brighton lifeboat Chairman Tony Jones presented the RNLI’s Gold Badge award and Certificate of Thanks to Rita Richards & Selby Williams, both veteran fundraisers, in recognition of their dedication and support to the lifesaving charity.

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NASA Commercial Crew Partner SpaceX Achieves Pad Abort Milestone Approval

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SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean under three main parachutes following a successful test on May 6, 2015 of the spacecraft’s ability to save astronauts in the unlikely event of a life-threatening situation on the launch pad.
Credits: NASA

NASA has approved a $30 million milestone payment to SpaceX under the agency’s Commercial Crew Integrated Capability (CCiCap) agreement with the company following a recent and successful pad abort test of its Crew Dragon spacecraft.

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Golden Eagle Aviation Orders an AW139 Helicopter

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Aircraft to perform executive transport missions

Customer already operating an AW109 Power
The addition of an AW139 is the first step towards further expansion of the customer’s fleet

Finmeccanica–AgustaWestland announced today that Golden Eagle Aviation has signed a contract for an AW139 intermediate twin helicopter. The aircraft, which is to be delivered later this year, will perform executive/corporate passenger transport missions in key Pakistani urban areas of Lahore, Islamabad and Karachi. The contract was finalized at EBACE in Geneva on May 21st.

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NSR AGM

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From left: Mike Danks Team Leader, Mike Sample MIT Coordinator, Scott Merriman Training Officer, Jason McEwan New Active Team Member, Kayla Brolly New Active Team Member

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NSR had its annual AGM last night to review the year, hear reports from the Executive and SAR Management committee and welcome two new members to the team who have completed the very extensive two year member in training program.

NSR would like to welcome Jason McEwan and Kayla Brolly to the team!

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RNLI New Brighton launches H2Only challenge to people of Wirral and Merseyside

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Simon Kelly, Crewman RNLI New Brighton

Date: 31/05/2015
Author: Bob Warwick

No tea. coffee. fizzy drinks, wine. beer. orange juice. This summer, the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is challenging people in Merseyside to give up all drinks except water for 10 days to raise vital funds for the lifesaving charity

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