New Brighton Lifeboat Station has reopened

The station reopened on Monday 8th August operating its Atlantic 85 lifeboat.

It is intended that the station will remain in operation until the end of the summer at which time a full review of operational activity and crew availability will be carried out by management.

You will now be able to contact the station personnel by email via the Contact Page of this website.

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Experienced swimmer caught by RIP current and trapped in groyne at New Brighton

The swimmer was trapped in the groyne further along to the right of this picture – lifeboat is returning to base after the beach based crew carried out the rescue.

At just after 9:00pm last night the pagers fired following a report that yells for help from a swimmer who was trapped in the groyne by the New Brighton lighthouse had been heard. Continue reading