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One third of the 1000 Syrian refugees to be relocated in the UK before Christmas will be coming to Scotland, with the new arrivals shared across half the country’s local council areas. 807 more words

Canoe Safety in Moving Water

I decided to write a little about canoe safety.  We went on a very fun Family Splash Trip, on the Potomac River below Harper’s Ferry, which I will write about soon.   1,197 more words


Boys’ lives saved by rescuers, loaner life jackets at Hartwell Lake

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The collaborative efforts of a Hartwell Lake corps ranger and bystander saved two boys’ lives after the pair struggled to swim from a remote buoy to the beach shoreline June 3. 597 more words

Safety First

Before our first weekend sail we needed to make sure we had all the necessary safety equipment to make sure no kiddos or dogs or parents went over board.  362 more words

Md. First Responders Urge Water Safety In Wake Of 9 Summer Drownings

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — It’s a seasonal challenge. With Maryland entering high summer, Alex DeMetrick reports first responders are trying to keep the number of drownings and boating accidents from climbing any higher. 377 more words


Summer Fun in the Water - Pet Pool Safety

The pool is the perfect place to spend our summers. There’s the sun, the drinks with the little umbrellas, and of course the water! The pool can be a dangerous place for our pets however. 20 more words

Mariners support education along the shores of Lake Victoria

By Peter Kasango, Bweyogerere-Namboole Rotary Club and member of the International Yachting Fellowship of Rotarians

The Buvuma Islands are a chain of more than fifty islets located a few kilometers off the northern shore of Lake Victoria; the main island, Buvuma, measures about 200 square-miles (517 km²) with a population of nearly 20,000 people. 532 more words