Tag Archives : RNLI


Tombstoning: Know the dangers. Know the risks. Know the consequences.

  Partners in Plymouth are joining forces to warn of the dangers of tombstoning – which comes with the risk of broken limbs, life changing injuries, cold water shock and death. Plymouth City Council has teamed up with Devon and Cornwall Police, RNLI, HM Coastguard and the Plymouth Waterfront Partnership to deliver a new campaign […]


Funded life-jackets on order for Plymouth’s fishing industry

Fishing boat crews who live and work in Plymouth will be safer at sea, thanks to a project designed by Plymouth City Council with support from local fishing industry. The Council has been awarded £77,000 from the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund and the Maritime Management Organisation for the scheme to help reduce loss of […]


RNLI’s historic links with Plymouth celebrated in second Book of Wonder

Did you know Plymouth was one of the first places in the country to have a lifeboat, with the first stationed here in 1803? The RNLI was set up in 1824 and formally took over running the Plymouth lifeboat station the following year. It is the busiest station in the region, with crew members helping […]

Council Leader Tudor Evans and Plymouth RNLI Coxswain David Milford launch the second edition of the Book of Wonder