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
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.
We have just received the latest version of the high-tech Talus tractor – the indispensable vehicle needed to launch our lifeboat at various locations and in the many different conditions that nature throws at us. Continue reading
Lifeboats News Release
- Date: 23/01/2016
Author: Bob Warwick
New Brighton’s lifeboat B-837 Charles Dibdin was launched at 11:15am at the request of HM Coastguard team to offer safety cover, while they tried to rescue a golden retriever from the Sandhills Islands Groyne, off from the Gunsight in Leasowe Bay.
A yellow box has appeared attached to the wall of our Lifeboat Station next to the noticeboard – this contains a defibrillator for the use by anyone assisting with someone who has had a sudden cardiac arrest [ heart attack ] in the vacinity while awaiting the arrival of the emergency services.
Its easy to use – to access phone 999 explain where you are and they will give a code to access the box. Continue reading
New Years Eve saw a dramatic and successful rescue of a lady in the water at New Brighton. However due to a freak accident our hovercraft H-005 Hurley Spirit ended up damaged and stuck on rocks. Continue reading
Library photograph of night launch
20th December 2015
Our lifeboat B-837 Charles Dibdin with crew of 4 was launched just after 6pm to the report of wreckage being spotted on the beach near Meols on the Wirral coast. Continue reading
Friday 21st August, 2015
Our volunteer crews at the lifeboat station like to make a difference – normally its at sea or on the coast when someone is in trouble.
However today I think they helped to make a difference in another way with a special birthday treat for 6 year old William Magee who suffers from the wasting disease Muscular Dystrophy. Continue reading