New Brighton Lifeboat Station Chairman.
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.
The lifeboat station and shop is currently closed – no date for re-opening is available at this time
We are not in a position to handle any station visits for groups etc until the station re-opens
All exercises are cancelled
No direct contact for the station by telephone or email is available at present – to contact the RNLI please visit website: www.rnli.org
Lifeboats News Release
The RNLI will take New Brighton lifeboat station temporarily off service for several weeks following a dispute with several lifeboat and hovercraft crew volunteers over a new training programme and the station’s management
18th July 2016
At 5:32pm we received a request from HM Coastguard to assist a small fishing vessel with engine failure. It was located in the Rock Channel of the River Mersey. Continue reading
Yesterday turned out bright and sunny for the stations annual Open Day. It was a chance for people to meet some of our crew and find out about what we do and how we do it. Have a chance to go on board our lifeboat and tractor rig and see close up the controls and equipment. This was a great hit and enjoyed by both adults and children. Continue reading
Lifeboats News Release
It turned out a busy afternoon for New Brighton lifeboat station crews. Starting at just after 1 pm with a report of an aeroplane in difficulty approaching Speke Airport and followed almost immediately with news that a Mersey Ferry had run aground.
At 9:35 pm last night [ 2nd July ] HM Coastguard Holyhead advised us that they had received a Mayday from a craft reported to be in the vicinity of the Rock Channel that was taking on water. Continue reading
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
Library photo: hovercraft passing large vehicle mentioned in text
Lifeboats News Release – Date: 09/06/2016
Just before 10pm last night [Wed 8th June] HM Coastguard reported that two unconnected fisherman were lost in dense fog off from the Wirral Coast somewhere between Harrison Drive and Leasowe Bay.