Swanage RNLI

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The RNLI is the charity that saves lives at sea. Saving lives off the Dorset coast from Swanage since 1875.

08 June 2018

Former Coxswain of Swanage Lifeboat honoured with MBE for saving lives at sea

The former Coxswain of Swanage Lifeboat has been awarded with an MBE by Buckingham Palace in recognition of almost forty years of saving lives at sea.

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31 May 2018

Young fundraiser raises £2000 for Swanage Lifeboat Station

‘Sam is an inspiration, at only 13 years old he has completed a very difficult challenge and raised an amazing amount of money for the RNLI’

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25 May 2018

13 year old fundraiser is cycling and kayaking his way from Marlow to Swanage

On the 27th May thirteen year old Sam Chaplin will be cycling from his home in Marlow to Wareham (almost 130 miles). He’ll then kayak from Wareham to Swanage (around 20 miles). Sam is doing this incredible journey to raise money for Swanage Lifeboat. On his JustGiving page Sam says “I really enjoy both cycling and kayaking and this will be my longest adventure yet!”

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23 May 2018

Swanage Lifeboat Station receives generous donation of £114,000 from the late Bob Campbell

Volunteer crew at Swanage felt very honoured to receive a generous donation from the late Bob Campbell, known affectionately by his family as Uncle Bob.

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17 May 2018

Jurassic Sea Kayakers donate £2000 to Swanage Lifeboat Station

In October 2015 Swanage inshore lifeboat launched to a Mayday call to assist a group of kayakers who had called for assistance. The group of kayakers was quickly located on a rocky part of the shore in Durlston Bay and the volunteer crew were immediately directed to one of the kayakers who was experiencing some vision problems. An initial assessment did not identify any obvious problems, but the vision problems persisted and it was decided to take the casualty by lifeboat back to the lifeboat station so that he could receive medical attention.

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09 May 2018

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