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The little guys visit Salcombe (Part 3)

This week brings the final instalment of the little guys’ visit to Salcombe. You’ll recall from the first and second instalments that our guide, crew member and volunteer press officer Matt, has already shown us around the lifeboat centre and museum, as well as around the station’s impressive Tamar class all-weather lifeboat (ALB). 1,227 more words


Backing the RNLI

Ynys Môn MP Albert Owen has spoken of his pride in receiving a certificate of service from the RNLI in recognition of his services to the charities general council and his continued support for lifeboat stations across Wales. 177 more words

Albert Owen

The little guys visit Salcombe (Part 2)

In last week’s blog post, I wrote about the little guys’ visit to the RNLI lifeboat station in Salcombe. Salcombe crew member and volunteer press officer Matt was showing us around the station, including the fantastic museum and lifeboat centre. 830 more words


The little guys visit Salcombe (Part 1)

I have always liked Salcombe. With its combination of strong nautical tradition and rural South Devon charm, it’s pretty much perfect in my book. So when Matt, Salcombe RNLI crew member and volunteer press officer, got in touch to ask if the little guys and I would like to come down for a tour of the station, we couldn’t say yes quickly enough. 1,264 more words


On life and Optems

Back in the day, when my Dad was a Divisional Inspector with the RNLI, things were a little simpler on the technology front. He had a notebook. 498 more words


The Actress aboard the Titanic

Silent screen actress Dorothy Gibson, 22, had just completed her role in the romantic comedy, “The Easter Bonnet,” and she and her mother decided to vacation in Europe. 364 more words


A little taste of Lyme

As the night start to draw in, the Crew thought they’d better make the most of the weekend. And so we headed down to Lyme Regis, a small town on Dorset’s ‘Jurassic Coast’. 626 more words