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In the News (Fri 15 Dec 17)

  
  RNLI Portaferry Lifeboat Station, Strangford Lough, Northern Ireland
RNLI Portaferry Lifeboat Station, Strangford Lough, Northern Ireland
RNLI Lifeboat House, The Strand, Portaferry, Co Down, Northern Ireland
RNLI is a voluntary organisation, supported by donations, gifts and bequests.
www.portaferrylifeboat.com   (104 words)

  
 RNLI calls for public to cooperate over beach safety | The Guardian | Guardian Unlimited
Now the RNLI is calling for the public to pay greater attention to the warning flags on packed holiday beaches.
Andy Thomas, the RNLI beach lifeguard supervisor at Perranporth, said: "Those people ignoring the warnings to stay out of the sea were endangering their lives.
The RNLI said bathers should only swim between the red and yellow flags and never swim when a red flag is flying.
www.guardian.co.uk /uk_news/story/0,3604,1546373,00.html   (561 words)

  
  RNLI   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The RNLI's lifeboat service in the UK receives no government funding and as well as raising voluntary income and running a fleet of 331 lifeboats, the RNLI is also involved in a wide range of corporate projects.
The RNLI's IS department already had a set of methods for the implementation and maintenance of their systems which had been developed during the early 1990s.
RNLI's Head of IS, Richard Miles, approached NCC Group to independently review the existing methods and make recommendations to ensure that they remained fit for purpose and delivered industry best practise.
www.nccgroup.com /clients/it-consultancy-case-studies/rnli.aspx   (649 words)

  
  SAP UK - RNLI Success Story
But RNLI is a charity; it depends on voluntary contributions and bequests to pay the bills.
But for RNLI the most impressive aspect has been the strength of creative thinking and committed relationship that has come from hp consulting throughout their involvement.
The autumn of 2000 saw RNLI volunteer crews in unaccustomed action despatching inshore lifeboats to rescue victims of floods that swept through south-east England in early October.
www.sap.com /uk/company/success/casestudies/14rnli.epx   (1630 words)

  
  RNLI   (Site not responding. Last check: )
RNLI Nottinghamshire News of the activities of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) branches and guilds in the county.
RNLI Burnham-on-Crouch The history of the RNLI Inshore Lifeboat Station at Burnham-on-Crouch and its Lifeboats.
RNLI Beach Rescue The RNLI have recently expanded their work to providing beach lifeguards on some of the UK's most popular beaches.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-RNLI.html   (501 words)

  
 Chiswick RNLI Busiest Year
RNLI lifeboats operating on the River Thames have proved invaluable since their introduction in 2000 and in 2003 the four stations have together launched a staggering 721 times.
RNLI operations director, Michael Vlasto, said “The total number of lifeboat launches has increased year on year since 1986 making the 2003 figure more than double the1986 total of 3,724.
The steady increase in the number of rescues is a cause for concern and as such the RNLI is actively pursuing preventative initiatives to reduce the number of potentially life threatening incidents that occur.
www.chiswickw4.com /info/conrnli01.htm   (279 words)

  
 rnli.htm   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Near Eastbourne, the RNLI is usually the first on the scene when some depressed lover leaps from the cliffs at Beachy Head (in picture).
While their efforts are similar to those of the U.S. Coast Guard, the RNLI crews make up for their lack of fulltime training by concentrating on areas close to home where they have intimate knowledge of the waters and coastlines.
Unlike the Colonial legacy English seamanship produced, the RNLI is one British tradition that is as relevant today as it was in the 19th Century.
www.egyptian.net /~leftypen/rnli.htm   (578 words)

  
 Kilrush RNLI Lifeboat Station, Co. Clare, Ireland
All 11 RNLI Coxswains/helms from lifeboat stations in Munster at the opening of the new Lifeboat College in Poole on 28 July 2004.
The RNLI is a charity, which exists to save lives at sea and operates 43 lifeboat stations in Ireland.
The RNLI is a charity that saves lives at sea and inland waters and is represented by 43 lifeboat stations around the coast and inland.
www.kilrushlifeboat.com   (1435 words)

  
 RNLI RNLI
The RNLI is an integral part of life and the community of the Channel Islands.
The RNLI is essential to the safety and lives of both local and visiting mariners.
The local lifeboat crews are regularly called upon to deal with an emergency at sea, particularly during the summer months when hundreds of visiting yachtsmen arrive.
www.channelonline.tv /features/rnli   (229 words)

  
 Sunderland RNLI Lifeboat Station
Sunderland RNLI Lifeboat Station is proud to own the tag of the “Oldest Operational Lifeboat Station” in the Great Britain.
The motor lifeboat station, which was established in 1912, is now the only remaining station along with the ILB station, which was established in May 1966.
During the station’s lifetime three RNLI Silver medals have been awarded, the last being awarded in 1891.
www.rnlisunderland.org   (296 words)

  
 News from the RNLI
Six volunteer crewmembers from Crosshaven and Kinsale RNLI lifeboat stations are to receive gallantry awards from the charity for their actions during two search and rescue operations last year.
Three crewmembers from Crosshaven RNLI are receiving bravery awards for their actions in saving the life of a surfer in Fennel's Bay on 27 October 2005.
I want to thank the RNLI and its volunteers for their service to those in difficulty around our coasts and to say that what they have done and what they continue to do is sincerely appreciated", concluded the Minister.
www.marinetimes.ie /rnli.html   (1694 words)

  
 Aeroform RNLI crew seat
The RNLI operates 168 all weather lifeboats, all of which have been designed by the RNLI to operate in extreme sea states.
It is vital that the seats on board lifeboats protect the crew from severe wave impacts, so as part of recent boat developments the RNLI has designed a suspension seat specifically to operate in a harsh marine environment.
As is standard for any RNLI operational equipment, the seat has been subjected to many demanding trials to fully prove its capability.
www.aeroform.co.uk /crewseats.htm   (472 words)

  
 RNLI Safety Volunteers - News releases archive - Media Centre - Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park
The RNLI, with the Loch Lomond Rescue Boat and Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park is recruiting local volunteers to advise loch users on safety at Balloch and Milarrochy slipways during the summer.
Representatives of the RNLI, the rescue Boat and National Park Countryside Rangers launched the recruitment campaign at the public slipway in Balloch today (Thursday 6 February).
Water safety is at the heart of the RNLI’s education and training activities, highlighting the importance of preventative measures in minimising the volume and gravity of accidents, and loss of life on the water.
www.lochlomond-trossachs.org /media/detail.asp?arc=-1&newsid=515   (535 words)

  
 Kilrush RNLI Lifeboat Station, Co. Clare, Ireland
All 11 RNLI Coxswains/helms from lifeboat stations in Munster at the opening of the new Lifeboat College in Poole on 28 July 2004.
RNLI Presentation to Adrian O'Connell in Dubln on 7th May, 2003.
The RNLI has an active fleet of 332 lifeboats, ranging from 4.9m (16ft) to 17m (55ft 9in) in length.
www.kilrushlifeboat.com /index.htm   (715 words)

  
 UK Fundraising | News | New head of Central Fundraising at RNLI
He explained the challenge of his role: "the RNLI is reliant on legacies and its extensive network of community fundraisers for income.
The RNLI aims to expand its membership by 100 per cent over the next few years by investing in core supporter recruitment activities, significantly increasing its direct marketing programme.
RNLI's Philippa Thompson has been promoted to National Corporate Fundraising Manager, and Amanda Mitchell joins the team from the RNLI Sales Company's marketing function, to head up supporter marketing activities, focused on member retention and development.
www.fundraising.co.uk /news/5404   (217 words)

  
 Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
But in common with all charities, the RNLI's ability to raise the necessary funds has been adversely affected by natural disasters and world tragedies, so it is vitally important that it strives for total efficiency.
The RNLI's IS department wanted to improve its processes so that in addition to its primary role as a technology provider, it could increase its function as a valued contributor to the organisation.
Having tailored best practices into improved processes that would be appropriate for the RNLI, HP Consulting and Integration delivered their recommendations, to be implemented by the organisation.
h20219.www2.hp.com /services/library/GetPage.aspx?pageid=303989&statusid=0&audienceid=0&ccid=225&langid=121   (568 words)

  
 WISBECH RNLI FUNDRAISING GUILD   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Wisbech branch is known as a fundraisng committee and we raise funds that are put towards the upkeep of the Lifeboat fleet and the rescue of people at sea.
There are numerous towns and cities that have RNLI branches and even those towns that have lifeboats will have a separate fundraising committee.
We raise funds because the RNLI is entirely funded by donations from you.
www.geocities.com /julesdavies/wisbech.htm   (271 words)

  
 :: GREEN MARINE ::
The boat was a huge success with her owners and proved important in SP Systems pitch to the RNLI for a new generation of lifeboats.
She then undergoes a day of close scrutiny by an RNLI inspector and is declared “passed out and ready for operational use”.
It was back in 1992 that the RNLI awarded the contract for 46 Severn Class lifeboats to Green Marine; over that 11 year period our workforce has more than trebled.
www.greenmarine.co.uk /rnli.html   (910 words)

  
 Gateley Wareing Win RNLI Regatta - News - Britannia Corporate Events
The RNLI Regatta is a new fundraising event in support of the 'Train a local Hero' appeal.
The RNLI Regatta is supported and sponsored by HB-corporate, the specialist in smaller company fund raising.
The race conditions alone were a reminder of the dedication of the RNLI crews in all weathers, their astonishing bravery and selflessness as volunteers.
www.britanniaevents.co.uk /documents/news/rnli.asp   (278 words)

  
 RNLI Beach Safety Information
The RNLI formed its lifeguard service in 2001 to standardise the approach to the provision of a beach lifeguard service on our beaches.
The RNLI lifeguards work in conjunction with RNLI volunteer lifeboat crews to provide a joined up life-saving service from the beach to the open sea.
The RNLI is a charity reliant on donations and legacies.
www.goodbeachguide.co.uk /pages/RNLI_page.php   (538 words)

  
 RNLI's busiest year on record - TheMainSail Seamanship
Michael Vlasto, RNLI Operations Director comments: 'Considering that 68 per cent of the people we rescued last year were rescued from pleasure craft, it's no surprise that the busiest coastal RNLI lifeboat station is once again Poole, in the south, with 147 launches.
The RNLI is also able to guide its Sea Safety education initiatives, targeted at beach goers and boating and fishing communities to prevent incidents happening in the first place.
The RNLI operates 233 lifeboat stations around the coasts of the UK and Republic of Ireland, with 4,800 crew of which over 4,500 are volunteers.
www.themainsail.com /news/article/mps/UAN/320/v/4/sp/328900684485376646220   (1139 words)

  
 M-Corp Continuity Content Management System (CMS) RNLI case study
The RNLI is a registered charity that saves lives at sea.
It provides, on call, the 24-hour service necessary to cover search and rescue requirements to 50 miles out from the coast of the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland, from 237 stations, and a beach lifeguards service on 43 beaches in the south west of England.
The RNLI depends entirely on voluntary contributions and legacies for its income.
www.m-corp.com /clientsandcasestudies/overviewrnli   (138 words)

  
 RNLI - Royal National Lifeboat Institution
RNLI volunteers across the UK and Republic of Ireland are united by a willingness to commit time and energy to a cause about which they are passionate.
RNLI Trustees, a body of volunteers with a range of knowledge, experience and expertise, carry full financial and operational responsibility for everything the RNLI does.
The RNLI's Chief Executive, assisted by his Executive Team, is responsible for the day-to-day running of the RNLI.
www.rnli.com /who_we_are/rnli_people/rnli_people   (269 words)

  
 RNLI - Royal National Lifeboat Institution
The RNLI is the charity that provides a 24-hour lifesaving service around the UK and Republic of Ireland.
Six out of ten RNLI launches are only possible thanks to gifts in Wills.
RNLI (Trading) Ltd - 01073377, RNLI (Sales) Ltd - 2202240 and RNLI (Enterprises) Ltd - 1784500 are all companies registered at West Quay Road, Poole BH15 1HZ.
www.rnli.org.uk   (137 words)

  
 ShoreThing - Services
Since the RNLI was founded in 1824, its lifeboats have saved more than 137,000 lives.
Four young people are rescued by the RNLI every day.
Our comprehensive education programme focuses on the RNLI’s lifesaving work as a charity and on sea and beach safety.
www.rnli-shorething.org.uk /Adults/Services   (183 words)

  
 BCS Awards: RNLI nets win on the move - 12/Dec/2006 - ComputerWeekly.com
The RNLI, a charity providing 24-hour lifesaving services in those waters, wanted to improve safety on small fishing vessels by introducing a new automatic system that would immediately alert the search and rescue authorities whenever a vessel found itself in serious difficulties.
Often, small crafts are not registered as missing until family or friends report that a boat has failed to return to shore.
The RNLI wanted a system that would give its search and rescue operations an accurate location of vessels at sea and automatically alert them if a crew member fell overboard.
www.computerweekly.com /Articles/2006/12/12/220409/bcs-awards-rnli-nets-win-on-the-move.htm   (786 words)

  
 Peterborough UK - RNLI - Peterborough RNLI
The RNLI volunteer crews are funded entirely by voluntary donations and provide a 24-hour service around the coast of the UK and Republic of Ireland.
Scroll down to see the key moments of the RNLI's history, and the world events that set the context for the RNLI's work.
RNLI lifeboats have saved over 133,500 lives since it was founded in 1824.
www.peterborough.net /rnli   (178 words)

  
 CRUISE BOOSTS RNLI LIFEBOAT TRAINING FUNDS   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hjaltland will be accompanied out to sea by the Aberdeen RNLI lifeboat, which will perform a training exercise alongside the ferry during the cruise to demonstrate the skills required to ensure RNLI volunteer lifeboat crews operate safely and effectively.
Aberdeen RNLI lifeboat was the ninth busiest RNLI lifeboat station in Scotland last year, launching a total of 36 times and rescuing five people.
Anne Scott, RNLI Area Fundraising Manager for Grampian and the Highlands said: “The RNLI is extremely grateful to NorthLink Ferries for its generosity.
www.northlinkferries.co.uk /Default.aspx.LocID-00gnew39u.RefLocID-00g007008001.Lang-EN.htm   (385 words)

  
 hayling island rnli lifeboat station
At their AGM on 11th May, Mrs Clover, Hon Treasurer of Manhood RNLI Fundraising Branch, presented a cheque for £11.975.67 to Hayling Island Lifeboat Station which was accepted on behalf of the station by Gil Carter, DLA.
This was 50% of the sum raised by the branch in 2004.
There are hundreds of RNLI fundraising branches who work hard to raise funds for the RNLI even though many of them may be many miles from the sea.
www.haylinglifeboats.org.uk /news-archive2.htm   (1550 words)

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