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    Published on July 8, 2015 in Latest news

    RNLI Hastings Lifeboat Station shared Hastings and Area, Past and Present's photo.

    A great Hastings RNLI story from the 28th May 1904!
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    It's May 28th 1904. #OTD, the morale of the Hastings station was boosted in the summer of 1904 by the award of the RNLI's silver medal to Alfred 'Biddy' Stonham (later best known as 'Biddy the Tubman'). Biddy saved the life of Charles 'Doctor' Gallop, skipper of the fishing boat William and Maria, when she struck a harbour pile on May 28, 1904. The vessel sank almost immediately. Three of the four crew were rescued by a row boat, but 'Doctor' Gallop drifted off to the eastward. Biddy plunged into the sea, swam out to him and pulled him ashore, watched by a cheering crowd. Biddy was presented with the Institution's silver medal by the Mayor at a public meeting in the Market Hall a few weeks later. Photo shows the Hastings Lifeboat The Charles Arkcoll's crew, in about 1925. Left to right, standing: Coxswain Jack Plummer, George 'Louis' White, Tom Button, Alfred 'Biddy' Stonham, Fred 'Tedder' 'Thomas, Frank 'Ginger Daniel' Martin, Albert 'Black Daniel' Martin, Tom 'Sequoia' Baily, Tom 'Oxo' Richardson, 'Casher' Winborn. Seated: Jack 'Tush' Hamilton, Fred 'Pipe' Button (?), Mike Eason, John 'Spider' Stubberfield.

    A great Hastings RNLI story from the 28th May 1904!

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    Finished editing the next Hastings Voice Magazine cover for June! Super excited. Here's a hint of what it might be related to! Want to guess? For those who might already know... shhhh :P

    RNLI Hastings Lifeboat Station shared Pett Level Independent Rescue Boat's post.

    A great exercise with our colleagues from Pett Level Independent Rescue Boat on Sunday!
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    A great exercise with RNLI Hastings Lifeboat Station on Sunday!

    A great exercise with our colleagues from Pett Level Independent Rescue Boat on Sunday!

    RNLI Hastings Lifeboat Station added 10 new photos.

    New crew member Andy went afloat on our exercise this morning! The crew gave him a guided tour of the lifeboat and showed him all of the kit & equipment we carry on board to help us do our lifesaving work.
    We also carried out bilge pumping, familiarisation of the First Aid Kit and basic boat drills!
    Our flank independent station Pett Level Independent Rescue Boat even paid us a visit and got to practise some towing exercises!
    We even had time for a quick cuppa! Phew :)
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    New crew member Andy went afloat on our exercise this morning!  The crew gave him a guided tour of the lifeboat and showed him all of the kit & equipment we carry on board to help us do our lifesaving work.
We also carried out bilge pumping, familiarisation of the First Aid Kit and basic boat drills! 
Our flank independent station Pett Level Independent Rescue Boat  even paid us a visit and got to practise some towing exercises!
We even had time for a quick cuppa!  Phew :)

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    Blair DurnoGreat photos

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    Exercise Launch

    May 22, 2016, 9:00am

    RNLI Hastings Lifeboat Station

    Subject to operations

    Exercise Launch

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    #outonashout
    Hastings ILB was requested to launch at 12:39 today after Dover Coastguard received reports of a small boat with 3 people on board drifting quickly towards Fairlight.
    The ILB and her volunteer crew were quickly on scene and found that they were unable to start their outboard but otherwise ok.
    The ILB took the boat under tow and landed them safely back on the beach at Rock a Nore
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    Connie Williamson, David Hammond and 34 others like this

    Heather HenryI saw the whole thing as I was swimming just after they want out and they from what I saw couldn't get their engine to start as they set off , in fact they were trying to row which judging by the fast flow was a bit unwise , you guys are amazing ☺

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    Joe KnightWell done 😃

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    Sue BeattieWell done guys 😊

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    Kathleen FultonGood job ☺

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    Chris EldridgeWonder who

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    RNLI Hastings Lifeboat Station shared Sea Cadets Hastings's post.

    We hope you enjoyed your visit Sea Cadets Hastings! :)
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    Junior Sea Cadets visit to Hastings Lifeboat Station, we all had a great time and learnt a lot about the station and it's volunteers.

    We hope you enjoyed your visit Sea Cadets Hastings! :)

    Lynn Grant, Kessock Lifeboat and 5 others like this

    Nicky BowieWe all had a great evening. Thank you very much for giving up your time to talk to the cadets and showing them around the station.

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    RNLI Hastings Lifeboat Station updated their cover photo.

    A great photograph of our ALB being recovered after our exercise Wednesday evening
    Credit: Brian Bailey via Hastings Old Town Appreciation Group
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    A great photograph of our ALB being recovered after our exercise Wednesday evening
Credit:  Brian Bailey via Hastings Old Town Appreciation Group

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    Vera CostenBeautiful photography!

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    Diane HouseBeautiful picture.

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    Jean MayLovely sunset

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    Viki StapleyAmazing pic! 😊

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    Martyn Smithwow

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    RNLI Hastings Lifeboat Station added 7 new photos.

    For tonight's exercise we have come over to Sovereign Harbour, Eastbourne for prospective Coxswain training.
    The pontoons enable us to practice close quarter manoeuvring and coming alongside, something we can't practice at Hastings
    Hello RNLI Eastbourne :)
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    For tonights exercise we have come over to Sovereign Harbour, Eastbourne for prospective Coxswain training. 
The pontoons enable us to practice close quarter manoeuvring and coming alongside, something we cant practice at Hastings
Hello RNLI Eastbourne :)

    VOLUNTEER SHOP STAFF WANTED!
    Do you have a few hours a week that you could donate to Hastings Lifeboat Station?
    Our busy RNLI shop needs more volunteers to help out......weekdays and weekends, mornings and afternoons!
    Please call Jacqui on 01424 461034 if you are interested, thank you :)
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    Kate TugwellDo it Dunk.

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    #outonashout
    Hastings ILB was requested to launch by Dover Coastguard at 16:35 this afternoon after they received reports of people clinging to rocks and possibly in difficulty near Hastings Old Town.
    The ILB and her volunteer crew launched within a few minutes and started a thorough search of the area.
    After nothing was found and Dover CG unable to get back to the first informant, the ILB was stood down.
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    #outonashout
Hastings ILB was requested to launch by Dover Coastguard at 16:35 this afternoon after they received reports of people clinging to rocks and possibly in difficulty near Hastings Old Town.
The ILB and her volunteer crew launched within a few minutes and started a thorough search of the area.
After nothing was found and Dover CG unable to get back to the first informant, the ILB was stood down.

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    Exercise Launch!

    May 11, 2016, 5:30pm

    RNLI Hastings Lifeboat Station

    Watch the Lifeboat launch on its fortnightly exercise! Launch 17:30 ish, Recover 20:00 (Subject to operations) Best view from Hastings Harbour Arm

    Exercise Launch!

    A massive well done to our crew member Ashley White who completed his week long Crew Course at The Lifeboat College yesterday!
    The crews were tested in Sea Survival Training, Firefighting, Basic Seamanship and much more!
    Ashley is pictured back row, 5th from left.

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    A massive well done to our crew member Ashley White who completed his week long Crew Course at The Lifeboat College yesterday!
The crews were tested in Sea Survival Training, Firefighting, Basic Seamanship and much more!
Ashley is pictured back row, 5th from left.

Credit:  Stuart Taylor via Facebook

    Michele le Vannais, Deirdre Eirah Coffey and 23 others like this

    Sue BeattieCongratulations and well done Ashley 😀

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    Jacqui Robertsonwell done congratulations Ashley

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    Susan PowisCongratulations.

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    Wendy JonesWell done,

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    RNLI Hastings Lifeboat Station updated their cover photo.

    Credit: Cassie Barratt via Facebook

    Our Inshore Lifeboat on exercise. Taken from Hastings Pier last Sunday
    #AmazingHastings #HastingsPier #BlueSea
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    Credit: Cassie Barratt via Facebook 

Our Inshore Lifeboat on exercise.  Taken from Hastings Pier last Sunday
#AmazingHastings #HastingsPier #BlueSea

    RNLI Hastings Lifeboat Station added 6 new photos.

    We raised a fantastic £318.85 serving refreshments at the station on Jack in The Green Day, Bank Holiday Monday! We also raised over £1,000 in the collecting buckets during the parade!
    A massive thank you to everyone that helped out, baked cakes, collected money and to everyone that came down and supported us! Its really appreciated :)
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    We raised a fantastic £318.85 serving refreshments at the station on Jack in The Green Day, Bank Holiday Monday!  We also raised over £1,000 in the collecting buckets during the parade!
A massive thank you to everyone that helped out, baked cakes, collected money and to everyone that came down and supported us!  Its really appreciated :)

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    RNLI Hastings Lifeboat Station updated their cover photo.

    Credit: Lee Roberts via Facebook
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    Credit:  Lee Roberts via Facebook

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    Jan BennettYou really should consider raising money by selling these super pics as posters for the RNLI.

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    David Peartonnone but the brave !!

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    RNLI Hastings Lifeboat Station shared their event.

    Rumour has it even our Coxswain Steve has baked a cake for today!
    Pop by and grab yourself a cuppa and a slice.....Open from 10am 😊
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    REFRESHMENTS at the LIFEBOAT STATION 'Jack in the Green'

    May 2, 2016, 10:00am

    Hastings Lifeboat Station

    It's the Hastings Traditional Jack in the Green Event on Monday 2nd May and is also a day when thousands of motorcyclists descend on the town forming part of 'The Mayday Run' The atmosphere in the town is amazing and is one of the biggest events of year! The Lifeboat station is serving Tea, Coffee and Refreshments to Morris Dancers, Motorcyclists, Visitors and Locals alike between 10am & 4pm! Come in, have a cuppa, see the lifeboats and browse around our shop!

    REFRESHMENTS at the LIFEBOAT STATION Jack in the Green

    RNLI Hastings Lifeboat Station added 5 new photos.

    Some more great pictures taken by Lee Roberts of our Lifeboats on exercise in rough weather

    Credit: Lee Roberts via Facebook
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    Some more great pictures taken by Lee Roberts of our Lifeboats on exercise in rough weather 

Credit: Lee Roberts via Facebook

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    Wendy JonesVery dramatic pictures

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    Jean MayWell done

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    Mark BilsbyWicked photos

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    RNLI Hastings Lifeboat Station added 3 new photos.

    Today sees the last day as an operational crew member for our 2nd Coxswain Graham Furness who retires today after nearly 44 years at Hastings Lifeboat!
    In his time here Graham has been ILB Helmsman, ALB Crew and most recently in his role as 2nd Coxswain. He has been involved in countless rescues and has been an integral part of the station.
    He will continue in a shore based role at Hastings helping with the training of our crew and in his new role as a Launching Authority!
    Thank you for everything, good luck and happy retirement Graham, From all at Hastings 😊
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    Today sees the last day as an operational crew member for our 2nd Coxswain Graham Furness who retires today after nearly 44 years at Hastings Lifeboat! 
In his time here Graham has been ILB Helmsman, ALB Crew and most recently in his role as 2nd Coxswain. He has been involved in countless rescues and has been an integral part of the station. 
He will continue in a shore based role at Hastings helping with the training of our crew and in his new role as a Launching Authority! 
Thank you for everything, good luck and happy retirement Graham, From all at Hastings 😊

    Nigel Callaghan, Judith Ann Richardson and 23 others like this

    Terry SmithHappy retirement G, i am proad to have worked with as crew, your teaching was superb and your support was always appreciated. You deserve a rest after 44 years. Thank you for your time Graham.

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    Chris Cooper44 years. Amazing achievement mate. I joined a bit late in the scheme of things. Just over halfway through your time! I will always remember your kindness and support back then and all your help with training. Glad you're sticking around . Wouldn't be the same without you rolling your eyes at my politically incorrect input. All the best and enjoy a bit of "pager free" living. :-)

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    Allen HeadAn outstanding achievement and lots more still to come as DLA and LTC. Sincere thanks for all your support and commitment to saving lives at sea!

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    Martin TewThanks for all your support during my time on the crew lord G and enjoy your well deserved retirement ..

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    Colin BewesAmazing achievement Graham. Always appreciated your patience and guidance during my short career on the ALB. Delighted that you will still be around ☺

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    Gary CoffeeIts been a pleasure working with you on the crew G, a top man, and I hope you enjoy your well deserved retirement.

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    Martyn SmithHi Graham, every inch the lifeboatman. Enjoyed the 15 years I worked with you. Over 4 decades service to your community-doesnt get better than that. Yours aye. Martyn Smith

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    Sue BeattieHappy retirement Graham but pleased we shall still see you around the station. Pop in for a cuppa 😉

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    Simon Elseyshould be honoured by the queen ,,, not some actor whos done a couple of films ...this is the type of person who should be sir ....

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    Patricia OlsenHappy retirement and thank you for all help to us public xx

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    Kathleen FultonCongratulations on your retirement; I hope you enjoy your new role :D

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    Paula WarneWow Graham , end of an era , what an amazing feat, I hope your very proud of your achievements over 44 years , that's as long as I've been alive , and Its nice to know your not giving it all up yet xxx

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    Wendy JonesSad, but enjoy your new adventures to

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    Andrea WalshAll respect .. enjoy your retirement Graham 😊😊

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    Eunice FreemanGeraldine you must all be so proud of Graham

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    Charles GroundsellWell done Graham, a lot of years.

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    Janette WarrenYour goin to b sincerely missed ..... so I'm so glad ur still with us really ..... 😘

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    Ron MumfordGood luck and well done.Very brave man.

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    Jacqui Robertsongood luck Graham great service all the very best.

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    John StuchburyFantastic achievement mate, I'm glad your still sticking around because the place just wouldn't be the same without you. All the best

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    Julie MorleyHappy Retirement x What an achievement x

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    Emma EnglandEnjoy your retirement 😀..

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    Martin HodgettHappy retirement

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    Bob KenwardHappy retirement mate. Enjoy.

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    Howie Elliotthappy retirement....

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    RNLI Hastings Lifeboat Station shared Sambalanco's photo.

    JACK IN THE GROOVE!
    Sambalanco is a community band playing Afro-Brazilian carnival rhythms based in Hastings, East Sussex and they are proud to present their first ever digital download recording.
    The six minute track was recorded at the Carlisle Pub on Pelham Crescent and all proceeds will go to Hastings RNLI.
    See them play throughout Jack in the Green Weekend, please show your support! Thank you so much guys! :)

    www.musicglue.com/sambalanco/products/jack-in-the-groove---all-proceeds-go-to-the-rnli/
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    So just in time for Jack in the Green, here's "Jack in the Groove". The six minute track is available for download now. It's only £1.49 and all proceeds go to the RNLI. Download at www.musicglue.com/sambalanco

    JACK IN THE GROOVE!
Sambalanco is a community band playing Afro-Brazilian carnival rhythms based in Hastings, East Sussex and they are proud to present their first ever digital download recording.
The six minute track was recorded at the Carlisle Pub on Pelham Crescent and all proceeds will go to Hastings RNLI.  
See them play throughout Jack in the Green Weekend, please show your support!  Thank you so much guys! :)

http://www.musicglue.com/sambalanco/products/jack-in-the-groove---all-proceeds-go-to-the-rnli/

    RNLI Hastings Lifeboat Station shared their event.

    Its the Annual Jack in the Green Festival and the 1066 May Day Run this weekend!
    Lots to see and do so don't forget we are open over the entire weekend and serving refreshments in the station on Monday!
    Pop in, say hi, see the boats and browse around our RNLI shop

    www.hastingsjitg.co.uk www.bike1066.com
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    REFRESHMENTS at the LIFEBOAT STATION 'Jack in the Green'

    May 2, 2016, 10:00am

    Hastings Lifeboat Station

    It's the Hastings Traditional Jack in the Green Event on Monday 2nd May and is also a day when thousands of motorcyclists descend on the town forming part of 'The Mayday Run' The atmosphere in the town is amazing and is one of the biggest events of year! The Lifeboat station is serving Tea, Coffee and Refreshments to Morris Dancers, Motorcyclists, Visitors and Locals alike between 10am & 4pm! Come in, have a cuppa, see the lifeboats and browse around our shop!

    REFRESHMENTS at the LIFEBOAT STATION Jack in the Green

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    We have lots of upcoming events folks!
    Please our Events pages for more details and show your support for Hastings Lifeboat Station! :)
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    Hastings Lifeboat Society Quiz

    June 21, 2016, 7:00pm

    East Hastings Sea Angling Association

    Society Quiz in aid of HASTINGS LIFEBOAT 7:00pm at East Hastings Angling-Club TEAMS of 4, Raffle! Quiz fun for everyone, please support us?

    Hastings Lifeboat Society Quiz

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    Jacqui Robertsongetting it ready for you please come along hope i can try and do as well as June do my best Jacqui.

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    Hastings Lifeboat Station Open Day

    July 10, 2016, 11:00am

    RNLI Hastings Lifeboat Station

    Time TBC Annual Station Open Day! The Lifeboat Station throws open its doors to locals and visitors alike to meet the crew and see the Lifeboats up close! Look on board our All Weather Lifeboat 'Sealink Endeavour' and see where we all sit and how it all works......even the kettle! Get up close to our Inshore Lifeboat 'Daphne May', chat with the crews, see our kit and listen to stories of our rescues Lots more to see and do - TBC Our RNLI Shop is also open....have a browse around and take home a wonderful RNLI gift :)

    Hastings Lifeboat Station Open Day

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    Annual Blessing of The Sea

    June 15, 2016, 6:00pm

    RNLI Hastings Lifeboat Station

    Time TBC This is a traditional ceremony where the Lifeboats, local fishing fleet and boats from Hastings, along with all that go to Sea are blessed and those that have lost their lives at sea are remembered. Reverends from our Local Parrish lead the blessing from the stern of the Lifeboat and will be joined by Lifeboat Crew, Launchers and Volunteers from the Station Readings, Hymns and music from Sussex Brass All Welcome! Come along and join in?

    Annual Blessing of The Sea

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    Exercise Launch!

    May 11, 2016, 6:00pm

    RNLI Hastings Lifeboat Station

    Watch both of Hastings Lifeboats launch on their fortnightly exercise! Launch 18:00, Recover 20:00 (Subject to operations) Best view from Harbour Arm

    Exercise Launch!

    RNLI Hastings Lifeboat Station shared The Stacey Marie in Hastings - RX134's photo.

    Well done again and thanks for your continued support Mark!
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    Mark with his award from Hastings Lifeboat Crew! www.steveonhastings.blogspot.co.uk/2016/04/rnli-collection-record-now-with-dolphin.html

    Well done again and thanks for your continued support Mark!
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    Last night our Lifeboat Operations Manager presented The Dolphin Pub in Rock a Nore with a plaque in recognition of their support for Hastings Lifeboat!

    Mark, his staff and patrons of the pub were recognised for consistently raising £300 and more in their collecting box

    A massive thank you to everyone at the The Dolphin 😊
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    Last night our Lifeboat Operations Manager presented The Dolphin Pub in Rock a Nore with a plaque in recognition of their support for Hastings Lifeboat! 

Mark, his staff and patrons of the pub were recognised for consistently raising £300 and more in their collecting box 

A massive thank you to everyone at the The Dolphin 😊

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    Paul HillWell done to Mark II start and all the patrons

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    Massive congratulations to Mark Tewksbury who was passed out as a Deputy 2nd Coxswain this evening.

    Mark has completed many months of training on station and down at the Lifeboat College in Poole and today was put through his paces by Allen Head, Divisional Operations Manager. He assessed Mark on his Command & Management, Boat handling skills, Navigational knowledge and much more! Well done Mark 😊

    L-R Allen & Mark
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    Massive congratulations to Mark Tewksbury who was passed out as a Deputy 2nd Coxswain this evening. 

Mark has completed many months of training on station and down at the Lifeboat College in Poole and today was put through his paces by Allen Head, Divisional Operations Manager. He assessed Mark on his Command & Management, Boat handling skills, Navigational knowledge and much more! Well done Mark 😊

L-R Allen & Mark

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    Allen HeadWell done Tewks and the team!!

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    Terry SmithWell done Tewkes good work and well deserved mate 🖒

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    Derek AmasWell done matey a great feeling after all the hard work you have to put it but made all the more enjoyable by the great team at RNLI

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    Michelle GrayBlimey Mark, you're all grown up :-)

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    Jayne TewkesburyWell done mark! Wonderful achievement and we all from Tewkesbury gang are very proud of you !!

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    Andrew NeenanWell done tewks!! hard work, effort and more has paid off! 👍🏼

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    Linda Tewkesbury Was LasotaVery proud parents. Great achievement. Love Mum, Dad and Claire xx

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    Arthur MilesCongratulations Mark well done

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    Rachel PrattCongratulations Mark 👍🏼

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    Kim WebbCongratulations mark!!

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    Kate Mags DarbyshireFantastic! Well done Mark x

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    Anita BoneWow, well done Mark xx

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    Kerry Knight-Baker KnikerWell done Mark

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    Murray GreenhillCongratulations Tewks!

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    Becky BexAh well done Tewks x

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    Becky Sullivan RoseWell done Tewkesy!!xx

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    Lucie PlayfordAwwww huge congrats Tewks!!!! Xx

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    Jeffrey GraceExcellent mate.

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    Tracy SuttonWell done tewks x

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    Zoë SmithWell done Mark x

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    Keith PinkardCongratulations

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    Jay CeeHastings Heroes

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    Jackie Tewkesbury StauntonWell done Mark xx

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    Helen FordCongratulations

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    Dean MillerWell done

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    REFRESHMENTS at the LIFEBOAT STATION 'Jack in the Green'

    May 2, 2016, 10:00am

    Hastings Lifeboat Station

    It's the Hastings Traditional Jack in the Green Event on Monday 2nd May and is also a day when thousands of motorcyclists descend on the town forming part of 'The Mayday Run' The atmosphere in the town is amazing and is one of the biggest events of year! The Lifeboat station is serving Tea, Coffee and Refreshments to Morris Dancers, Motorcyclists, Visitors and Locals alike between 10am & 4pm! Come in, have a cuppa, see the lifeboats and browse around our shop!

    REFRESHMENTS at the LIFEBOAT STATION Jack in the Green

    RNLI Hastings Lifeboat Station added 3 new photos.

    A massive thank you to Fullers Engineering of Hastings for welding up the Exhaust on our All Weather Lifeboat for us! Our Coxswain Steve and Assistant Mechanic Mike have been working on it today
    Cheers guys! 😊

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    A massive thank you to Fullers Engineering of Hastings for welding up the Exhaust on our All Weather Lifeboat for us!  Our Coxswain Steve and Assistant Mechanic Mike have been working on it today 
Cheers guys! 😊

http://www.fullermedical.co.uk/

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    Ian OwenIt gone again ?

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    Exercise Launch!

    April 20, 2016, 6:00pm

    RNLI Hastings Lifeboat Station

    Watch both of Hastings Lifeboats launch on their fortnightly exercise! Launch 1800, Recover 2000 (Subject to opertions) Best view from Harbour Arm

    Exercise Launch!

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    Jean MayWell done 😊

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    RNLI Hastings Lifeboat Station updated their cover photo.

    Safely ashore and in the hands of our Launch Crew! 😊

    Picture courtesy of Lee Roberts via Facebook
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    Safely ashore and in the hands of our Launch Crew! 😊

Picture courtesy of Lee Roberts via Facebook

    Wow, we have 5,000 followers on Twitter!
    Your support is overwhelming, thank you so much 😄
    @hastingsrnli
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    Exercise Launch!

    April 11, 2016, 6:00pm

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    Watch both of Hastings Lifeboats launch on their fortnightly exercise! Launch 1800, Recover 2000 (Subject to operations) Best view from Harbour Arm

    Exercise Launch!

    The guys from Drone-On came down to film us last weekend! Watch this great video of our lifeboats in action.

    Below is a link to another great video by them and features some amazing filming of our wonderful town!
    Thank you Drone-On :) www.drone-on.co.uk

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    Aerial video of Hastings Lifeboat launch and recovery by Drone-On. RNLI, Please help this charity save lives at sea by donating on the link below. rnl...

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    Paul RogersBrilliant footage 😎👍

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    BOOK, LOOK AND SHOP!
    Would you like to arrange a visit for your school or group? Our dedicated team of volunteers provide you with a talk on the RNLI and Hastings Lifeboat Station and show you round the boats.
    Please ring 01424 425502 (answerphone) for a booking form?

    And don't forget the Lifeboat Station is open every day, pop in and say Hi! View the boats from our viewing platform, use our interactive displays and learn about the RNLI. There is a volunteer Steward on hand to answer any questions.

    While you are there, browse around our well stocked RNLI Shop.....wonderful gifts for everyone! :)
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    RNLI Hastings Lifeboat Station added 4 new photos.

    #stevesday
    Before our Coxswain Steve enjoys his weekend off he spent some time repairing the cuff of his 16 yr old dry suit!
    The suit still bears the signature of Kaddy Lee Preston when the BBC programme Inside Out (BBC TV series) did some filming with us
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Before our Coxswain Steve enjoys his weekend off he spent some time repairing the cuff of his 16 yr old dry suit! 
The suit still bears the signature of Kaddy Lee Preston when the BBC programme Inside Out (BBC TV series) did some filming with us

    RNLI Hastings Lifeboat Station added 10 new photos.

    A few pictures from this mornings exercise! A beautiful morning :)
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    A few pictures from this mornings exercise! A beautiful morning :)

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    Wendy JonesGreat pictures

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    RNLI Hastings Lifeboat Station shared their event.

    The RNLIs Sea Safety Team are holding a FREE Lifejacket Clinic on Sunday at Rye Harbour Sailing Club!

    This is a great opportunity to ensure that your jacket is tested and is in good working order.
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    Lifejacket Clinic

    April 3, 2016, 10:00am

    Rye Harbour Sailing Club

    Our dedicated team of volunteers just love to talk about safety at sea! You carry a lifejacket, but do you know how to fit and adjust it properly, what extras can you add to it and how to perform simple maintenance checks? A practical demonstration by our fully trained Sea Safety Team highlights one of the most important pieces of safety kit and how to get the most from it. Come along to Rye on the 3rd April with your Lifejacket and get a free inspection Tea and Coffee available NOTE: This is an event held by the RNLI Sea Safety Team at Rye Harbour Sailing Club and shared by RNLI Hastings Lifeboat Station

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    A massive thank you to The Clarence for raising £80 for us at their fun quiz tonight!
    Great effort guys 😊
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    Sue BeattieHere here 😀

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    Exercise Launch

    April 3, 2016, 8:00am

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    Watch both of Hastings Lifeboats launch on their fortnightly exercise Launch 0900, Recover 1100 (subject to operations) Best view from harbour arm

    RNLI Hastings Lifeboat Station updated their cover photo.

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    Hastings ILB and her crew

Picture courtesy of Lee Roberts via Facebook

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    Jan BennettLee, are any of your wonderful shots for sale anywhere ???

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    Judy KindermanVery brave men and women thankyou

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    RNLI Hastings Lifeboat Station with Frances Baker.

    We made a massive £532.18 at our Spring Fling yesterday, whoop! :)

    A big thank you to all the volunteers and crew that helped out, to 'Now & Then', Hastings Shanty Singers, Hannah Kynoch for the face painting and to everyone that came down and supported us! Its really appreciated
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    We made a massive £532.18 at our Spring Fling yesterday, whoop! :)

A big thank you to all the volunteers and crew that helped out, to Now & Then, Hastings Shanty Singers, Hannah Kynoch for the face painting and to everyone that came down and supported us!  Its really appreciated

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    Jan WhitingIt all looks very scrummy, glad you had a good day, love from your friends at Eastbourne Lifeboat Shop and Museum x

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    RNLI Hastings Lifeboat Station shared Councillor James Bacon's post.

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    Yesterday, I spent a lovely afternoon visiting the RNLI Hastings Lifeboat Station for their Spring Fling and I couldn't resist the obligatory tea and homemade cake. It was delicious! We are very grateful and honoured to have such a brilliant lifeboat team in Hastings. Thank you for your continual hard work and dedication. #OldHastings.

    Thank you for your kind comments James, glad you enjoyed your afternoon 😊

    RNLI Hastings Lifeboat Station added 13 new photos.

    Our Spring Fling is well underway and visitors have been enjoying scrummy home made cakes and refreshments!

    They have also been treated to fantastic singing from 'Now & Then' and Hastings Shanty Singers

    We are here until 3pm, pop in and say hi? 😊
    Tombola, face painting and more! Have a look at the Lifeboats and visit our shop
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    Our Spring Fling is well underway and visitors have been enjoying scrummy home made cakes and refreshments! 

They have also been treated to fantastic singing from Now & Then and Hastings Shanty Singers

We are here until 3pm, pop in and say hi? 😊
Tombola, face painting and more! Have a look at the Lifeboats and visit our shop

    RNLI Hastings Lifeboat Station shared their event.

    Don't forget it's our AGM tonight!
    All welcome 😊
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    Hastings Lifeboat Society AGM

    March 22, 2016, 7:00pm

    RNLI Hastings Lifeboat Station

    Hastings Lifeboat Society Annual General Meeting! Its our AGM on the 22nd March at 7pm, come along and see what we do? All welcome Join the Society while you are there, its only £2

    Hastings Lifeboat Society AGM

    A great photo of Sussex Sparks Cheerleaders who popped over to see the crew come ashore before cheering on the runners in Hastings Half Marathon yesterday!
    Hope you had a good day girls? 😊
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    A great photo of Sussex Sparks Cheerleaders who popped over to see the crew come ashore before cheering on the runners in Hastings Half Marathon yesterday!
Hope you had a good day girls? 😊

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    Lucie PlayfordThanks Leanne xx

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    COFFEE TIME!

    Today has possibly seen the last launch and recovery of the Hastings Lifeboat by Ray Coffee our Deputy Head Launcher. Ray has been at the station for 30 years or so and has seen many different launchers and crew come and go. He has been an integral part of the station and has always found the time to help launch and recover our all weather lifeboats in all weathers and at all times of the day!
    Today sees not just Ray but also his son Gary and his granddaughter Chloe help safely launch and recover Sealink Endeavour!

    A massive thank you Ray, from all at Hastings Lifeboat Station, we are sad to see you go! Keep stopping by though, we are sure Steve can't do without you helping to polish the hull :)

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    COFFEE TIME!

Today has possibly seen the last launch and recovery of the Hastings Lifeboat by Ray Coffee our Deputy Head Launcher.  Ray has been at the station for 30 years or so and has seen many different launchers and crew come and go.  He has been an integral part of the station and has always found the time to help launch and recover our all weather lifeboats in all weathers and at all times of the day! 
Today sees not just Ray but also his son Gary and his granddaughter Chloe help safely launch and recover Sealink Endeavour!

A massive thank you Ray, from all at Hastings Lifeboat Station, we are sad to see you go!  Keep stopping by though, we are sure Steve cant do without you helping to polish the hull :)

Pictured  L-R Chloe Payne, Ray and Gary

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    Sue BeattieAnd pop in for a cuppa on Tuesday mornings 😀

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    Shirley Hawleykeep popping in Ray

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    We are launching on Exercise tomorrow morning!
    If your down in the Old Town to watch the Hastings Half Marathon, why not pop over and see our crew and lifeboats at work?
    Launch 0900, Recover 1100 (Subject to operations)
    Best view from Harbour Arm!
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    Last night crew, launchers and volunteers gathered at the Station for our Community Lifesaving presentation. The presentation, which was specifically for Hastings, was given by one of the RNLIs dedicated team members.

    What it’s about!
    “We are good at saving lives at sea but despite our best efforts people are still drowning. Every year, around 170 people drown around the coast of the UK and Ireland and we know that we can help to save some of these lives.
    We need to think about lifesaving as more than just rescue; lifesaving is about how we influence, educate and supervise others too and we all have a role to play.
    The RNLI is gathering thousands of comments and ideas from staff and volunteers to help identify some common themes which need to be addressed. These include crew cover, crew training, communications and rewriting the Green Book and Divisional Working Practices (used by lifeboat stations)
    Ultimately we want local people to be able to identify for themselves how best to influence, educate, supervise and rescue people in their own communities!”

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    Last night crew, launchers and volunteers gathered at the Station for our Community Lifesaving presentation.  The presentation, which was specifically for Hastings, was given by one of the RNLIs dedicated team members.

What it’s about!
“We are good at saving lives at sea but despite our best efforts people are still drowning.  Every year, around 170 people drown around the coast of the UK and Ireland and we know that we can help to save some of these lives. 
We need to think about lifesaving as more than just rescue; lifesaving is about how we influence, educate and supervise others too and we all have a role to play.
The RNLI is gathering thousands of comments and ideas from staff and volunteers to help identify some common themes which need to be addressed. These include crew cover, crew training, communications and rewriting the Green Book and Divisional Working Practices (used by lifeboat stations)
Ultimately we want local people to be able to identify for themselves how best to influence, educate, supervise and rescue people in their own communities!”

https://www.rnli.org/howtosupportus/getinvolved/Volunteer-zone/volunteer-zone/Pages/saving-more-lives-tabs/community-lifesaving-news-content/the-next-steps-in-community-lifesaving.aspx

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    #stevesday
    Our Coxswain Steve had a visit by three journalism students from Brighton University today
    As part their project they interviewed him about donations.
    He explained that the donation from St Leonards Rotary the other day will go towards training one of our new crew
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    #stevesday
Our Coxswain Steve had a visit by three journalism students from Brighton University today 
As part their project they interviewed him about donations. 
He explained that the donation from St Leonards Rotary the other day will go towards training one of our new crew

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    Susan PowisWhat would we do without the RNLI?

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    Don't forget its our 'Spring Fling' on the 26th March!
    Easter fun for everyone!

    Please see our events page for more details?
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    Dont forget its our Spring Fling on the 26th March!
Easter fun for everyone!  

Please see our events page for more details?
https://www.facebook.com/events/202603036762925/

    A massive thank you to St Leonards Rotary for donating £2,500 to RNLI Hastings Lifeboat Station!
    The money was raised at last years On Yer bike 'Castle Challenge' which also benefited other local charities

    This years event is on Sunday 24th April. Please see their website for more details? www.stleonardsrotary.org/Cycle.html

    Pictured L-R Sloane Phillips (Dep 2nd Cox), Steve Warne (Cox), Ray Howard (Club President), Peter Adams (Lifeboat Operations Manager) and John Easter(Rotarian)
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    A massive thank you to St Leonards Rotary for donating £2,500 to RNLI Hastings Lifeboat Station!
The money was raised at last years On Yer bike Castle Challenge which also benefited other local charities

This years event is on Sunday 24th April.  Please see their website for more details? http://www.stleonardsrotary.org/Cycle.html

Pictured L-R Sloane Phillips (Dep 2nd Cox), Steve Warne (Cox), Ray Howard (Club President), Peter Adams (Lifeboat Operations Manager) and John Easter(Rotarian)

    Zoom Arts 1066 are raising money for Hastings Lifeboat!

    Their 2016 Charity Exhibition opens on on 21st - 27th March, all proceeds to the RNLI.
    Based in Warrior Square, Zoom Arts is an established group providing local artists with opportunities to produce and show work.
    Current members include qualified contemporary artists, photographers and crafts practitioners, those developing their portfolios, and some exhibiting for the first time. Please come along and see some brilliant local art or check out their Facebook page!

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    Zoom Arts 1066 are raising money for Hastings Lifeboat!  

Their 2016 Charity Exhibition opens on on 21st - 27th March, all proceeds to the RNLI. 
Based in Warrior Square, Zoom Arts is an established group providing local artists with opportunities to produce and show work. 
Current members include qualified contemporary artists, photographers and crafts practitioners, those developing their portfolios, and some exhibiting for the first time.  Please come along and see some brilliant local art or check out their Facebook page!

https://www.facebook.com/Zoomarts1066/?fref=ts

    RNLI Hastings Lifeboat Station updated their cover photo.

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    Picture courtesy of Lee Roberts via Facebook

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    Simon Elseyshould do prints of this

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    David YoungWhat a great picture

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    John WoodYea what a cracker

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    Service Call 12/03/2016
    A short video from last nights Service Call!
    Hastings ALB launched to assist an injured crew member on board a local fishing boat

    Everyone at RNLI Hastings wish the patient a speedy recovery!
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    Mark ChapmanThanks all for your assistance last night home now

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    Dungeness RNLI Lifeboat stationWell done everybody and get well soon Mark

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    Jake Jonathan MaysMark Chapman look at all the fuss you caused 😅 get well soon buddy x

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    Wendy JonesSuch brave souls, totally proud of you all

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    Susan WebsterWell done all. From RNLI Liverpool Branch.

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    Denise GogginWell dun you guys

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    Pat SupaGran Craigwell done lads - thank you

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    #outonashout
    Hastings ALB was requested to launch by Dover CG at 19:11 last night after they received a call from a local fishing vessel requesting assistance for a crew member with a back injury.

    The lifeboat and her volunteer crew located the vessel 6 miles SE of the station and after transferring 3 crew members on board to administer first aid and pain relief it was decided that due to the nature of the injury a helicopter evacuation would be the most appropriate and best for the casualty.
    The CG helicopter from Lydd was quickly scrambled and once the winch man was winched down and further pain relief given, the injured man was airlifted to hospital.
    The lifeboat and her volunteer crew returned back to the station around midnight.

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Hastings ALB was requested to launch by Dover CG at 19:11 last night after they received a call from a local fishing vessel requesting assistance for a crew member with a back injury.

The lifeboat and her volunteer crew located the vessel 6 miles SE of the station and after transferring 3 crew members on board to administer first aid and pain relief it was decided that due to the nature of the injury a helicopter evacuation would be the most appropriate and best for the casualty.
The CG helicopter from Lydd was quickly scrambled and once the winch man was winched down and further pain relief given, the injured man was airlifted to hospital. 
The lifeboat and her volunteer crew returned back to the station around midnight.

Everyone at RNLI Hastings wish the patient a speedy recovery!

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    Richard WatertonGreat work by all on the crew as always - from all on CG163.

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    Shirley Ann BussA big well done to all the crew.

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    Tina Leigh ColemanI take my hat off to these guys and all those in the life saving industry!!! They are amazin people and should be payed higher then and footballer ect....

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    Trevor YoungWell done to every one who was involved

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    Andrew BryantWhat about the men that are out there 24/7 bringing fish to your table.

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    Phil LanganRespect to all involved (including the fishermen) 😎

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    Katrina Davis❤️ to all the hero of the day and night ❤️

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    Danny PriceMassive respect to all the crews👍🏼

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    John GilbertThese guys are true heroes.

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    Dave RobertsHeroes one and all. Best wishes to the casualty for a speedy recovery.

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    Nigel BarryThank you for everything that you do.

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    Kd AnscombeShane Ball I'm guessing this was for Mark

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    Kath SaundersThank God for you wonderful people. Thank you for this rescue. xx

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    Jackie Sellenswell done to all of you xx

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    Sue BeattieWell done guys. Fantastic job done. Proud of you all ☺

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    Trish MilesWell done all of you !

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    Roy TrunchionWell done

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    Debbie JonesWell done indeed!

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    Despo HawkinsAMAZING

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    Frank D SpiceWell done lads

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    Exercise Launch

    March 9, 2016, 6:00pm

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    Watch both of Hastings Lifeboats launch on their fortnightly exercise! Launch 1800, Recover 2000 (Subject to operations). Best view from Harbour Arm!

    Exercise Launch

    RNLI Hastings Lifeboat Station updated their cover photo.

    ALB heading back home!

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    ALB heading back home!

Picture courtesy of Lee Roberts via Facebook

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    Susan PowisThe photo looks like a painting. Amazing...

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    Paul RogersThat's a brilliant picture 😎

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    John Twostroke WaghornWe popped in the station to see her today, always a pleasure. Keep up the good work 😊

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    Gary CoffeeCracking pic!

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    Jim ChaterQuality photo

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    RNLI Hastings Lifeboat Station added 8 new photos.

    A great selection of Phorographs from one of our rough weather exercises a couple of months ago.

    Thank you to Lee Roberts for allowing us to share them on our page! Fab pictures Lee :)
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    A great selection of Phorographs from one of our rough weather exercises a couple of months ago.

Thank you to Lee Roberts for allowing us to share them on our page!  Fab pictures Lee :)

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    Sue BeattieFantastic. Great photos 😀

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    Kevin BrookshawWhat brilliant photos. Very impressive!

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    Dave OffenSuperb photos. Superb crew!

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    #outonashout
    Hastings ILB was requested to launch by Dover Coastguard at 18:18 this evening to assist Secamb Ambulance Service.

    Local ambulance crews were dealing with a casualty down at Rock a Nore and requested assistance from the RNLI.

    The ILB & her volunteer crew were quickly on scene and brought a Paramedic and the patient back to an awaiting ambulance
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Hastings ILB was requested to launch by Dover Coastguard at 18:18 this evening to assist Secamb Ambulance Service.

Local ambulance crews were dealing with a casualty down at Rock a Nore and requested assistance from the RNLI.

The ILB & her volunteer crew were quickly on scene and brought a Paramedic and the patient back to an awaiting ambulance
#teamwork #jointworking

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    Sue BeattieWell done guys 😊

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    Gayna Heidi Fiona MillsWell done

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    Sandra PitwellWell done. x

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    RNLI Hastings Lifeboat Station added 4 new photos.

    Sugar Shipmates, a group of bakers and sugar artists from around the UK are supporting the RNLIs 150th Anniversary by raising awareness and money.

    One of those talented bakers is Trudy Smith from Battle who visited the station last weekend with her amazing RNLI Teddy Bear cake! Members of the crew were there to great her and see her creation.
    She also made some delicious RNLI Cupcakes for the crew to enjoy. Thank you so much!

    Please support Trudy and have a look at some of their other wonderful creations?
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    Sugar Shipmates, a group of bakers and sugar artists from around the UK are supporting the RNLIs 150th Anniversary by raising awareness and money. 

One of those talented bakers is Trudy Smith from Battle who visited the station last weekend with her amazing RNLI Teddy Bear cake! Members of the crew were there to great her and see her creation. 
She also made some delicious RNLI Cupcakes for the crew to enjoy. Thank you so much!

Please support Trudy and have a look at some of their other wonderful creations? 
https://www.facebook.com/RNLIcakecollaboration/

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    RNLI Cake CollaborationThank you SO much for sharing what we've been up to !! We're doing our very best to raise lots of pennies for the appeal pot !!! It's been wonderful seeing you all in Trudy's photos !!! x

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    Trudy SmithThank you so much for sharing our work. It means such a lot. Glad you enjoyed the cupcakes :-)

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    Louise DriverThe cup cakes were delicious!

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    Melanie WilliamsonThanks for sharing our work!

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    Andrea JennerHe looks too good to eat

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    Sue BeattieAbsolutely fantastic cake. Love it 😀

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    Sheila MaileWhat talent even my plain sponges are black and burnt

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    Spring Fling!

    March 26, 2016, 11:00am

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    Come and join us for a Spring Fling? Saturday 26th March, 11am - 3pm Tea, Coffee and Cakes Singing from A Cappella group 'Now & Then' at 11:30 Sea Shanties from 12:45 Tombola, Games, Face Painting, Home Baking and more! ALL Welcome!

    Spring Fling!

    A massive well done to Phil who was passed out as an Assistant Mechanic this evening.
    Phil was put through his paces by Rob our Divisional Technical Manager who assessed him on fault finding and rectification, fire drills, emergency steering, bilge pumping and more
    Whoop, well done 😊
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    A massive well done to Phil who was passed out as an Assistant Mechanic this evening. 
Phil was put through his paces by Rob our Divisional Technical Manager who assessed him on fault finding and rectification, fire drills, emergency steering, bilge pumping and more
Whoop, well done 😊

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    Gavin BristowYes Phil.

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    Sue BeattieCongratulations Phil well done 😀

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    Lynn GrantNice one, me old young'un.

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    Becky Sullivan RoseWahay, well done Phil!xx

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    Chris Fagg....Congratulations !...

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    Paul Hillcongratulations

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    Karen-ann ClarkeWell done

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    Matthew J CrittendenWell done

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    Michael John WalkerWell done Rob.

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    Caroline Bendell😁

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    Have you lost a Yellow Canary?
    It's in our Inshore Lifeboat shed at the Station
    Tel 01424 720828 or message?
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    Have you lost a Yellow Canary?
Its in our Inshore Lifeboat shed at the Station 
Tel 01424 720828 or message?
Please share?

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    RNLI Hastings Lifeboat StationA lovely lady called Juliet has rescued the Canary and has taken it home in a cage. She has left her number at the Lifeboat Station 😊

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    Juliet BrandoCanary now home with me. DM or phone the lifeboat house for contact details. x

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    Freda Carol TempleHaven't lost one but if it needs a home it's welcome to join my indoor aviary.

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    Megan SkinnerJuliet is this bird still with you?

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    Niki RichardsonLisa Barrellie - it's not a parakeet but could this be what your friend lost? X

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    Our Mersey class lifeboat 'Sealink Endeavour' and her crew leaving the station to go afloat on the Inspection Exercise tonight! ... Read moreSee less

    Our Mersey class lifeboat Sealink Endeavour and her crew leaving the station to go afloat on the Inspection Exercise tonight!

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    Sue BeattieLovely photo of our girl 😀

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    RNLI Lifeboats at Burnham-on-Seahope the inspection goes well.

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    Sarah WalshGood luck 🍀

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    RNLI Hastings Lifeboat Station added 3 new photos.

    #stevesday
    It's been a busy few days at the station!
    Our Talus MBTractor T119 arrived back after its yearly service and today is the first of a three day Station Inspection so Steve has been busy getting the station nice and clean.
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    #stevesday
Its been a busy few days at the station!
Our Talus MBTractor T119 arrived back after its yearly service and today is the first of a three day Station Inspection so Steve has been busy getting the station nice and clean.
The crew will go afloat with one of our Divisional Managers and a Divisional Mechanic tomorrow evening

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    Alexander Schwartz-Ebershagenwow. some amazing pictures. :)

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    Exercise Launch

    February 24, 2016, 6:00pm

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    Watch both of Hastings Lifeboats launch on exercise! Launch 1800, Revover 2000 (Subject to operations) Best view from Harbour Arm

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    Members of Hastings Dog Lovers Facebook Group raise money throughout the year and today they kindly donated £100 to Hastings Lifeboat Station for the part we played in the rescue of Storm a couple of weeks ago.
    Thank you SO much everyone, its really appreciated
    Please check out their page?
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    Members of Hastings Dog Lovers Facebook Group raise money throughout the year and today they kindly donated £100 to Hastings Lifeboat Station for the part we played in the rescue of Storm a couple of weeks ago. 
Thank you SO much everyone, its really appreciated
Please check out their page?
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    RNLI Hastings Lifeboat Station shared Hastings Coastguard's post.

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    Our morning training exercise, this involved our potential cliff techs being faced with various testing scenarios by our qualified techs. A hard but beneficial exercise for all.

    Like us, our volunteer colleagues from Hastings Coastguard were also out training this morning!

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    RNLI Shannon Lifeboat 13-001 on passage to Dungeness RNLI Lifeboat station popped by Hastings this morning!
    Some crew from Hastings are on board and met up with our ILB so more crew could look at the boat and watch some demonstrators
    Hastings Lifeboat station were given the good news before Christmas that we will be allocated a new Shannon to replace our Mersey. It has been a good opportunity for our crew to see one close up
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    RNLI Shannon Lifeboat 13-001 on passage to Dungeness RNLI Lifeboat station popped by Hastings this morning! 
Some crew from Hastings are on board and met up with our ILB so more crew could look at the boat and watch some demonstrators
Hastings Lifeboat station were given the good news before Christmas that we will be allocated a new Shannon to replace our Mersey. It has been a good opportunity for our crew to see one close up

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    Connie EvansI have Marine Traffic on my Tablet and enjoy watching boat movements in the channel. I tracked the departure of the old Dungeness lifeboat back to Poole a few weeks ago and have been watching the new one out playing with the Hastings boat today. Great stuff!

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    Carole AttrillLooks very fast happy valentines to all rnli crews

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    Rod SmithI thought I saw a boat passing very fast earlier. That explains it :-)

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    Patricia OlsenCongratulations

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    Lifejacket Clinic

    April 3, 2016, 10:00am

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    Our dedicated team of volunteers just love to talk about safety at sea! You carry a lifejacket, but do you know how to fit and adjust it properly, what extras can you add to it and how to perform simple maintenance checks? A practical demonstration by our fully trained Sea Safety Team highlights one of the most important pieces of safety kit and how to get the most from it. Come along to Rye on the 3rd April with your Lifejacket and get a free inspection Tea and Coffee available NOTE: This is an event held by the RNLI Sea Safety Team at Rye Harbour Sailing Club and shared by RNLI Hastings Lifeboat Station

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    Storm the German Shepherd who was rescued by our Inshore Lifeboat crew last week popped down with his family today to meet Steve, one of the crew involved in his rescue
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    Storm the German Shepherd who was rescued by our Inshore Lifeboat crew last week popped down with his family today to meet Steve, one of the crew involved in his rescue
He was also greeted my members of Hastings Coastguard who assisted that day

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    Yvonne HardmanIncidentally storm is very handsome 😊

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    Sam JeffriesWell done everyone so relieved for a happy ending xx

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    Linzi FootThat was such a great story with a fantastic ending well done

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    Yvonne HardmanIt's so nice to have a happy story amongst the gloom ! Well done guys

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    Doris BrookesCould l have Storm's autograph please, he is my hero xxx

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    Debbie WilliamsGreat pictures, Storm looks great one week on xx

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    Emma de SaramWell done guys, great result, great story! 😃

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    Tracy CoxLovely pics for a happy ending x

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    Andrea JennerBest ending ever

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    Linda SouthcottGreat stuff Guys.

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    Sherry EllisAhh how lovely

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    #Storm
    Following his amazing story and rescue yesterday, Storm is well enough to go home, great news! :)
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    #Storm
Following his amazing story and rescue yesterday, Storm is well enough to go home, great news! :)
Pictures courtesy of Twitter via @Hastingsrnli

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    Helen SygraveThank-you just doesn't sound enough for what you did for our dog. You'll forever be in our hearts. You're real hero's x

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    Megan Clarkey Clarke.. and a lovely bit of film on Meridian with your Steve Warne this evening. Seeing the vet saying how lucky Storm is to be alive really brought it all home .. got a bit blurry eyed! :) Hope to come down and meet you soon when Storm is well enough for Helen to bring him down. (Clarkey Doglost Co-ordinator ESussex)

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    Kerry LuttonShobi One-Kanobi this dog was chasing seagulls and had to be rescued by the coast guard I think a mile out to sea and I think 2 days later

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    Sherry Elliswhat a fantastic result.. i cried over storm bless him. as did alot of people..well done dosnt cut it...ur great

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    Jackie Sellensmy heart goes out to the r.n.l.I they are amazing :) well done you guys xxxxxx

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    Glynis BoelemaYou don't just save peoples live . Your all FANTASTIC and brave all RNLI crew .

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    Debbie WilliamsSuch a brave, gorgeous boy xx

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    Kerry LuttonBeautiful dog glad he's fine xx

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    Yvonne HardmanYay great news !

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    Doris BrookesLove him to bits 🐺🐺🐺

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    Maureen DobsonAmazing what a wonderful dog. X

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    Rita LankesterOne very lucky boy.

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    Jo LeaHurrah!

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    Tracy CoxFantastic 🌟🌟🌟

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    Teresa Kathleen O'Mara-WinchLovely story well done RNLI crew Hastings Lifeboat Station.

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    Kerry ElaineWonderful news 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

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    Karen-ann ClarkeIf he could only tell us his story !

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    Hayley JunedAww so lovely X

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    Kerry LuttonShobi One-Kanobi

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    Wow, so many kind words and comments about our rescue of Storm this morning, we are overwhelmed, thank you so much!

    Storm had been missing since Sunday and many people have been involved in searching for him.
    One such person is Jenny and her Tracker dog Yogi. They tracked Storm to the Harbour area yesterday after Storms story was posted on Dog Lost www.doglost.co.uk/dog-blog.php?dogId=98044#.VrNq7arfXv6.
    Posters were being put up and handed out to members of the public today when Storm was spotted on the beach running into the sea. The lifeboat was then alerted and they got to him just in time!
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    Wow, so many kind words and comments about our rescue of Storm this morning, we are overwhelmed, thank you so much! 

Storm had been missing since Sunday and many people have been involved in searching for him.
One such person is Jenny and her Tracker dog Yogi. They tracked Storm to the Harbour area yesterday after Storms story was posted on Dog Lost http://www.doglost.co.uk/dog-blog.php?dogId=98044#.VrNq7arfXv6. 
Posters were being put up and handed out to members of the public today when Storm was spotted on the beach running into the sea. The lifeboat was then alerted and they got to him just in time!
A massive well done to all involved

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    RNLI Hastings Lifeboat StationPicture of Storm recovering at the Vets earlier. Courtesy of @helensgrave83 via Twitter

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    Jenny Tiga BrownIt was a very distressing time in the circumstances for the owners and I was just so happy to have been able to help with my tracker dog Yogi but it was an all round team effort during the chain of events leading up to Storm's unexpected exploits and the amazingly quick rescue by you guys and the quick actions of the workmen who knew about Storm as a result of the team knowing where to put posters up - well maybe Yogi gave the DogLost team a clue as to where to poster. Well done everyone. Big hugs to Storm for a speedy recovery .

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    Megan Clarkey ClarkeSTORM is back at home now! He made good progress today at the vets so he was allowed to leave. He is very happy to be home with his family and should be able to make a full recovery. They were all filmed by Meridian today so hopefully his story will be shown this evening. Thanks RNLI Hastings Lifeboat Station ..it's all thanks to you! (Clarkey Doglost Co-ordinator ESussex)

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    Yvonne HardmanWell done all I have been sharing this poor dogs Story since he was lost thank goodness for you all god bless 😊

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    Westfield Sub Aqua & Marine Insurance Services LtdThe RNLI save a German Shepherd, Lovely story. The Sub Aqua Association's members and Westfield Insurance Customers raised over £2000 for the RNLI which was organized by the SAA's chairman Mike Burley (of that year) who loves and has a German Shepherd.

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    Megan Clarkey ClarkeIt's praise that is richly deserved. Updates will be posted on Storms Doglost page (click on link below please) Storms owners and I as well as all who helped with the search over the last few days are just very relieved that this was a happy ending .. and that was down to you guys. (Clarkey Doglost Co-ordinator ESussex) www.doglost.co.uk/dog-blog.php?dogId=98044#.VrN11lLn27h

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    Sophie Milesgood job Steve Warne and the crew , a lucky pooch :),xx

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    Julie SmithBrilliant work you are wonderful people - well done to you all. J. x

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    Trina SellmanThank god so delighted for all concerned xx

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    Brenda HedleyJust brilliant. All hats off to you guys. Great big thank you. Xx

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    Heidi Ella VogelinWow so pleased he's found well don't x

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    Emma WestBrilliant work, you are wonderful people X

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    Lorraine Bennetts ToddWell done glad you got him home

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    Penelope JaneThat's so great!!!!

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    Lainey PaulWell done Yogi x

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    Allan KewWell done good job

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    Kirsty BatemanAbsolutely top job! X

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    Carol TorrWell done all

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    Jo LeaHurrah

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    Janet CliffordWe'll done xxx

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    Caroline ParkinBrilliant news ...I've been sharing him so my friends and relatives in Hastings can keep an eye out so I'm chuffed he's now back home with his family. ☺

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    #outonashout
    Hastings ILB was requested to launch by Dover CG at 09:34 this morning after they received reports of a dog going into the water. Storm was chasing seagulls and had disappeared from view.

    The RNLI ILB and her volunteer crew launched within a few minutes and assisted by Hastings Coastguard they found him approx 1 mile off! Although wet, cold, weak and exhausted they managed to get Storm into the boat. He was taken swiftly back to station where he was reunited with his owner before going to Senlac Vets for a check up.
    Storm had been missing since Sunday and many worried people including his owners had been searching for him.
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Hastings ILB was requested to launch by Dover CG at 09:34 this morning after they received reports of a dog going into the water. Storm was chasing seagulls and had disappeared from view.

The RNLI ILB and her volunteer crew launched within a few minutes and assisted by Hastings Coastguard they found him approx 1 mile off!  Although wet, cold, weak and exhausted they managed to get Storm into the boat. He was taken swiftly back to station where he was reunited with his owner before going to Senlac Vets for a check up. 
Storm had been missing since Sunday and many worried people including his owners had been searching for him. 
Well done guys, a very lucky doggy 😊

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    Megan Clarkey ClarkeRNLI Hastings Lifeboat Station Massive, massive thanks to you brave guys for going out to rescue Storm. Without you I am not sure he would have made it. He's one very, very lucky dog. He is presently at Senlac vets being given 1st class treatment after his ordeal. There will be updates on his condition on his Doglost page www.doglost.co.uk/dog-blog.php?dogId=98044#.VrNnMFLn27h Thanks again and stay safe guys :) (Clarkey Doglost Co-ordinator ESussex)

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    Ellen BarnardOnce again you are absolute heroes! Thank you so much for saving the life of this lovely dog. You saved our Pepper by retrieving her from a ledge 18 months ago. We think of you every single day and how much joy our dog brings to our family. Now you have done it again for another family and we thank you thank you thank you!!!!

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    Westfield Sub Aqua & Marine Insurance Services LtdThe RNLI save a German Shepherd, Lovely story. The Sub Aqua Association's members and Westfield Insurance Customers raised over £2000 for the RNLI which was organized by the SAA's chairman Mike Burley (of that year) who loves and has a German Shepherd.

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    Joanna RalphAh well done hes finally safe an home been looking for him for days 😁 well done guys an yay storm xx

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    Craig LazarAgain a big big and emotional thank you to you all. We can't tell you how much we appreciate that you risked your own lives for our Storm. Storm is at the fantastic Senlac vets, they let us take a very very cold and dehydrated Storm straight up to them, where he's now being warmed up and is doing well with a drip - hopefully he'll be home by tomorrow. 😀

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    Jamie BishopWe spotted him run past us and tried to get him out of the water but he was to scared so we called the coast guard and thankfully they rescued him and he's back home safe and sound if not in a bit of shock Charles Croucher

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    Don CiottiWell done to the RNLI I saw storm down my road a few nights back and was out for about an hour tryin to grab him to see if he had a collar with number, address etc, he was a slippery sod and kept runnin off aha, glad he's been found :)

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    Amy GandyThank you for launching for a dog. Lovely to see thier lives are also valued! Great work by volunteers, we are all lucky to have such dedicated people looking out for us.

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    Lynda HowlettGreat work RNLI - it's lovely to see you care for our 4 legged friends as well as our 2 legged ones! So pleased he's ok & reunited and you kept safe.Those pesky seagulls!! 😉

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    Sally PitmanWhat a lucky Storm - so many looking for him over the past few days and then a dramatic rescue by the RNLI! Just fabulous. <3

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    Jane ClarkeJust seen this post and realised it's the GSD. Thank goodness for the observant people who called the emergency services and the Hastings RNLI for rescuing him or it could have been such a different story. So so happy to learn that's he's ok x 💕

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    Maureen DobsonFantastic news and what a crew strong dog too go out that far loads of love storm thank god your safe. Xxxxx

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    Barbie MainFantastic news that Storm is safe and back with his owners well done to the amazing lifeboat crew xx

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    Venessa Faye GirardWell done to the life boat crew it been a long 5 days for storm and thanks to the crew storm can go home xxxx

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    Debbie WilliamsAll i can say is FANTASTIC all of you that were involved in Storms rescue, lot's of happy people around today with this news xx

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    Patricia EmmsA huge well done to the people who called the coast guard and to all the lads on the life boat, your the best, from me and my lovely doggies x

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    Austin GroutGreat news, I saw the dog running free down George Street past our shop in the morning and straight over the road. Glad he is fine

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    Rita HaygarthThe RNLI do a great job. But really in this day and age when charities are struggling with funding should we really be launching a lifeboat to save a dog. And before you say anything I am a dog lover

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    Rhoni ElmoreBrilliant news, well done to the services for so acting promptly. Surely saved Storms life. And yet again Jenny Tiga Brown and Yogi show how outstanding their team is.

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    Maria WiseHope all readers appreciate that RNLI does now only rescue boats and their occupants. Remember on the fund raising days.

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    Shelagh SavageBeen following storms story like so many. Absolutely delighted he is safe. Well done guys for saving storm. We are all eternally grateful. His poor owners must be overwhelmed to have him back. He is a very lucky boy. Stay safe now.

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    Simon MansbridgeFantastic. So good to hear some good news for a change! He's a very lucky dog that's for sure. What an amazing job the RNLI do.

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    Eileen GilroyHave been following this story, so pleased Storm is safe but goodness me what wonderful guys you are, thank you for being there for us all X

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    Nicky Brooksyou brave kind wonderful people who volunteer to save lives - and still risk your lives to help our beloved dogs too. thankyou all of you sooooooo much

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    Julie HarrisSuch an amazing story that I have followed since Monday, and now it has a happy ending thanks to RNLI, Coastguards and the people that have been looking for him. Your all amazing :)

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    February 7, 2016, 9:00am

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    Watch both of Hastings Lifeboats launch on their fortnightly exercise! Launch 0900 - Recover 1100 (Subject to operations) Best view from Harbour Arm Browse around our well stocked RNLI shop after we return.....lots of lovely goodies in stock!

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    Kendrah HawleyGreat shot!

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    RNLI Hastings Lifeboat Station added 4 new photos.

    #Stevesday
    This weekend had seen the station take delivery of a relief Talus Tractor so ours can go away for its annual planned maintenance!
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    #Stevesday
This weekend had seen the station take delivery of a relief Talus Tractor so ours can go away for its annual planned maintenance!
Although a relief tractor, Steve still takes the time to repair small parts and clean and oil it

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    Sophie StuchburyIs the answer to number 3: yes, Caine Streeter is wearing a dodgy hat?

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    Gavin BristowGood luck everyone.

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    Lisa Jayne AdamsBilly Sutton i hope you havent got the answers written up your arm and are taking a sneaky peek!!!

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    Sue BeattieWell done all of you 👍😀

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    Mary JenningsGood luck, you all do such fantastic job

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    RNLI Hastings Lifeboat Station added 10 new photos.

    Week Two of our Casualty Care Course sees our volunteer crew doing scenario training ready for their final assessments!

    Tonight they dealt with a diver with The Bends, a patient with a life threatening bleed following a stabbing, a patient having an anaphylactic reaction, an unconscious patient who had been assaulted and several others
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    Week Two of our Casualty Care Course sees our volunteer crew doing scenario training ready for their final assessments! 

Tonight they dealt with a diver with The Bends, a patient with a life threatening bleed following a stabbing, a patient having an anaphylactic reaction, an unconscious patient who had been assaulted and several others

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    Martyn SmithGo for it guys, some great photos.

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    March 22, 2016, 7:00pm

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    Hastings Lifeboat Society Annual General Meeting! Its our AGM on the 22nd March at 7pm, come along and see what we do? All welcome Join the Society while you are there, its only £2

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    J.D. Scotthow do you join ?

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    Keith BlizardThese guys are true heroes...

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    Dessie FinchHeroes first class xxx

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    Adrian HiltonAmazing picks guys

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    Martyn SmithNicely tuned radar!

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    We are just launching on our fortnightly exercise!
Its a bit murky in Hastings this morning

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    RNLI Hastings Lifeboat StationHope you enjoyed watching us Cat? 😊

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    Cat PayneThere we are.......we loved it xx

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    Did you know that when our Coxswain Steve is on annual leave or on a weekend off his position has to be covered by one of his deputy's?

    This Saturday is covered by Graham our 2nd Coxswain. Graham retired from his job as a Highways Manager a few years ago and in his spare time he is a keen angler.
    Sunday is covered by Sloane our Deputy 2nd Coxswain. Sloane is a full time HEMS Paramedic on KSS Air Ambulance and in her free time she enjoys walking her dogs and cycling and is also a keen snowboarder.
    Mike our Mechanic is covering all weekend. He is Assistant Manager in Marriots Camera Shop and in his free time he enjoys walking his dogs and sampling the odd real ale

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    Did you know that when our Coxswain Steve is on annual leave or on a weekend off his position has to be covered by one of his deputys? 

This Saturday is covered by Graham our 2nd Coxswain. Graham retired from his job as a Highways Manager a few years ago and in his spare time he is a keen angler.
Sunday is covered by Sloane our Deputy 2nd Coxswain. Sloane is a full time HEMS Paramedic on KSS Air Ambulance and in her free time she enjoys walking her dogs and cycling and is also a keen snowboarder.
Mike our Mechanic is covering all weekend. He is Assistant Manager in Marriots Camera Shop and in his free time he enjoys walking his dogs and sampling the odd real ale 

They are all volunteers along with the rest of our dedicated crew!

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    January 24, 2016, 9:00am

    RNLI Hastings Lifeboat Station

    Watch both of Hastings launch on their fortnightly exercise! Launch 0900, Recover 1100 (Subject to operations) Best view from Harbour Arm If 0900 is too early for you on a Sunday morning then pop down and watch the recovery phase? Our Mersey class lifeboat is designed to recover up the beach where she is winched back onto the carraige. It takes a lot of hard work and dedication from our volunteer Launch Crew! Have a browse around our well stocked RNLI shop after? :)

    Exercise Launch

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    Cat PayneLoved it!!

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    Second session of our casualty Care Course this evening!

    Tonight Vicky was teaching the crew Care of the Unconscious Casualty and Choking. Its very hands on and the crew get to practice with all the equipment we carry so that they are proficient in its use and practice until they get all the techniques right.
    Different elements of casualty care are added each session as the crew build up their practical and theoretical knowledge ready for the final examinations
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    Second session of our casualty Care Course this evening!

Tonight Vicky was teaching the crew Care of the Unconscious Casualty and Choking.  Its very hands on and the crew get to practice with all the equipment we carry so that they are proficient in its use and practice until they get all the techniques right.
Different elements of casualty care are added each session as the crew build up their practical and theoretical knowledge ready for the final examinations

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    Gavin BristowWow looks very intensive and vital. Great updates.

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    Tonight sees our volunteer lifeboat crew start their second week of RNLI training at the Station.
    After successfully completing their SARNav Course last week, many of the crew are now undertaking the RNLIs Casualty Care Course. The Course last two weeks and covers Airway management and CPR, Oxygen & Entonox training, bandaging and splinting, treatment of illness and injury and much much more!
    The RNLIs Casualty Care Course is more advanced than the usual first aid courses and is endorsed by several major organisations including the College of Paramedics
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    Tonight sees our volunteer lifeboat crew start their second week of RNLI training at the Station.
After successfully completing their SARNav Course last week, many of the crew are now undertaking the RNLIs Casualty Care Course.  The Course last two weeks and covers Airway management and CPR, Oxygen & Entonox training, bandaging and splinting, treatment of illness and injury and much much more!
The RNLIs Casualty Care Course is more advanced than the usual first aid courses and is endorsed by several major organisations including the College of Paramedics

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    RNLI Hastings Lifeboat StationOf course Pickle did the afternoon session lol!

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    Gavin BristowI see your legs Phil.

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    Bryony YoungThanks guys and girls :)

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    Tracy CoxCome on vikki knock em into shape :)

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    Trish MilesWell done to you all .

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    Tracy CoxWell done pickle xx

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    Keith BlizardSuper people

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    Graham LittlejohnScott Murray this is the course I was speaking about

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    Tonight is the start of 3 weeks worth of training for our volunteer lifeboat crew.
    This week they are doing SARNav for navigators, prospective navigators, helms prospective helms and Coxswains

    This course is followed by Casualty Care in a couple of weeks time
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    Tonight is the start of 3 weeks worth of training for our volunteer lifeboat crew. 
This week they are doing SARNav for navigators, prospective navigators, helms prospective helms and Coxswains 

This course is followed by Casualty Care in a couple of weeks time

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    Jon MiellWhat exactly is being rescued by the chap to the right of Sloane?

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    Gavin BristowWhere's Phil ? Is he asleep under a desk ?? Lol

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    Jon MiellBon courage boys!

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    Jean Barbara PiperGood luck to them all.

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    Jon MiellOh, and girls!

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    New Years Exercise Launch Tonight!

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    RNLI Hastings Lifeboat Station

    Watch both of Hastings Lifeboats launch on their first training exercise of 2016! Launch 1800, Recover 2000 (Subject to Operations Best View from Harbour Arm

    New Years Exercise Launch Tonight!

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    Jan WhitingHave fun! Happy, safe new year to you all x

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    A very happy new year from all the crew and volunteers at RNLI Hastings Lifeboat Station

    Have a happy, healthy and safe 2016 😊
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    A very happy new year from all the crew and volunteers at RNLI Hastings Lifeboat Station

Have a happy, healthy and safe 2016 😊

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    Nicola LeverWe had a look round the station on the 30/12/15 my two year old boy loved the tractor and boat and the volunteers made us feel very welcome.

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    Karen DaleLooks very rough out there. Stay safe xx

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    Pauline RichardsGreat work/job you guys do !!!!!!

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    Lynne CollinsHappy & Safe New Year to you Guys !!

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    Barbara ChambersSafe 2016 to all of you ⚓️⚓️🛥🛥

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    Hastings Lifeboat Station is open everyday throughout the holidays including New Years Eve & New Years Day!
    Come down and say hi, see the boats and browse around our well stocked RNLI shop 😊
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    A very merry Christmas to all our supporters and followers, from the Coxswain, all the Crew, Launchers & volunteers at RNLI Hastings Lifeboat Station

    We also want to wish you all a very happy & safe 2016 😊

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    A very merry Christmas to all our supporters and followers, from the Coxswain, all the Crew, Launchers & volunteers at RNLI Hastings Lifeboat Station

We also want to wish you all a very happy & safe 2016 😊

Watercolour by one of our volunteer shop staff Sue

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    Sue BeattieI recognise that painting 😉

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    Martin ColemanI love that painting.

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    Wow, 2,800 'Likes' on our page!

    A massive welcome to our new followers, we hope you find out page interesting, informative and fun?
    Updated by volunteer crew, you can also follow us on Twitter @hastingsrnli
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    NEXT EXERCISE

    Published on April 17, 2015 in Uncategorized

    Wednesday 29th April, Launch 1800, Recover 2000 (Subject to operations).  Best view from Harbour Arm

     
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    EVENTS AT HASTINGS LIFEBOAT STATION

    Published on April 17, 2015 in Uncategorized

    Future Events at Hastings Lifeboat Station!

    * 4th May 10am-4pm REFRESHMENTS AT THE LIFEBOAT STATION
    Its the Hastings Traditional ‘Jack in the Green’ Event on the 4th of May and is also a day when thousands of motorcyclists descend on the town forming part of the ‘May Day Run’. The atmosphere in Town is amazing and is one of the biggest events of the year. The Lifeboat Station will be serving Tea, Coffee and Refreshments to Morris Dancers, Motorcyclists, Locals and Visitors alike between 10am & 4pm.The shop is open for all your RNLI gifts and the Station is open to view the Lifeboat and equipment (viewing Platform and interactive displays). Pop in and say hi? 🙂

    * 16th June 7:30pm SOCIETY QUIZ.  Come along to our fantastic quiz? Teams of 4, only £2pp. Raffle! At: East Hastings Sea Angling Association, The Stade, Old Town

    * 17th June 7:30pm BLESSING OF THE SEA.  This is a traditional ceremony where the Lifeboats, local fishing fleet and boats from Hastings, along with all that go to Sea are blessed and those that have lost their lives at sea are remembered.  Reverends from our Local Parrish lead the blessing from the stern of the Lifeboat and will be joined by Lifeboat Crew, Launchers and Volunteers from the Station.  Readings, Hymns and music from Sussex Brass.  All Welcome! Come along and join in?

    Please see our Facebook Pages for more details on our events https://www.facebook.com/Hastingslifeboat/events

     
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    SPRING FLING EVENT A CRACKING SUCCESS

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    An amazing £441 was raised at our Spring Fling on the 4th April!
    Many people attended throughout the day contributing to its success.

    Along with selling Tea, Coffee and Cakes we had Shanty Singers,  singing from ‘Now & Then’ A Capella Group, an Easter Bonnet parade and Best Decorated Egg Competition

    A massive thank you to all the Lifeboat volunteers who helped make the day such a success including the Society, crew and launchers, the Easter Bunny, the singers and to everyone who turned up to support us.  It was a great day

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    LAUNCH CREW RUNNING FOR FUEL!

    Published on March 3, 2015 in Uncategorized

    Help keep our Inshore Lifeboat fuelled up!
    Launch crew from Hastings are running the Half Marathon on the 22nd March in aid of Hastings Lifeboat Station
    Please show your support by visiting their fundraising page to find out why they are running and how you can donate?

    https://mydonate.bt.com/fundraisers/hastingslifeboat2015

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    WELCOME DONATION FROM PETT LEVEL!

    Published on March 3, 2015 in Uncategorized

    Crew and launchers from Hastings Lifeboat and RNLI Rye Harbour Lifeboat Station gathered at The New Beach Club, Pett Level last weekend pettto gratefully receive a cheque for the money raised at last year’s Annual Harvest Home Auction.
    Hastings and Rye RNLI were each presented with a massive £1108.00 from members of the club and HM Coastguard Rye Bay.
    Thank you so much for the donation guys, it is really appreciated and will be put towards saving life at sea

     
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