MISSING CHILD AT SEAHOUSES BEACH

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At 17.18hr on Sunday 28th August 2016, Humber Coastguard requested the launch of Seahouses Lifeboats, following the report of a missing 8yr old girl, who may have entered the water on the beach just north of Seahouses. Most of the crew had just left the boathouse, after making preparations for the Annual Seahouses Lifeboat Fete tomorrow, Bank Holiday Monday 29th August, which included a final polish of the boat’s hull and bronze propellors.

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NEW CONTRACT TO SUPPORT THE MARITIME AND COASTGUARD AGENCY’S VITAL RADIO COMMUNICATIONS

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A team of specialist BAE Systems communications engineers has won a two-year contract extension worth £2 million to support the Maritime and Coastguard Agency’s (MCA) radio communications infrastructure. The contract extends the existing 25-year partnership into 2018.

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RCAF participates in search and rescue exercise in Alaska

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RCAF helo crew received an international bravery award for long distance flight to Arctic in rescue of Inuit walrus hunters in same rescue parachute SAR Specialists award IMO exceptional bravery award, one posthumously

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SAR Specialist jumping to the rescue from CCH-130

August 25, 2016 — Ottawa — National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces

Personnel from Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) squadrons are participating in ARCTIC CHINOOK, a significant search and rescue (SAR) exercise taking place in the vicinity of Nome, Alaska, from August 22 to 25, 2016.

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Exmouth RNLI volunteers celebrate Open Day success

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PR230816-1 Crew wives and girlfriends at their Jazzy Jar stall

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PR230816-2 Young visitors in inshore lifeboat George Bearman

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PR230816-3 Young visitor meets RNLI mascot Stormy Stan

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On 21 August, the station’s volunteers opened the doors to their boathouse to welcome supporters visiting their Open Day. The total raised was just under £1,000 with donations still coming in. The event was well attended with the charity’s shop volunteers experiencing one of their busiest days.

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Seahouses Lifeboat called to Ski Accident on 23/08/16

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At 19.08hr on Tuesday 23rd August 2016, both Seahouses Lifeboats were at sea on exercise off Seahouses, when Humber Coastguard tasked the Inshore Lifeboat to an incident at Budle Bay, north of Bamburgh. There had been a jet ski accident and a 9yr old female had suffered a suspected fractured femur. The casualty’s exact location was not exactly clear when the initial report was received.

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