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Local lifeboat celebrate Sponsor a crewmember' donation

03 October 2013

Volunteer crews at a local lifeboat station are celebrating another success with their 'Sponsor a Crewmember' campaign ...

Another Trophy in the cabinet at local lifeboat station!

30 September 2013

Crewmembers at an East Yorkshire based lifeboat station are celebrating having receiving a prestigious award recently ...

Lifeboat charity celebrate their first 'Sponsor a crewmember' donation

15 September 2013

Volunteer crews at a local lifeboat station are celebrating their first donation of their newly launched 'Sponsor a Crewmember' campaign ...

Two people rescued from burning vessel

28 August 2013

Local lifeboat volunteers have rescued two people after their vessel caught fire early this morning ...

Two calls on two different rivers

20 August 2013

For the second time in less than twelve hours a local rescue boat has been mobilised to an emergency on one of the rivers of the busy Humber Estuary. ...

Woman rescued as boat has to be escorted to place of safety

28 July 2013

A local lifeboat crew has responded to a frontline emergency on the River Humber for the second time in as many days ...

Six rescued froms stricken yacht in the River Humber

28 July 2013

Humber Rescue volunteers were alerted at 1227hrs on Saturday 27th July to reports of a yacht that had run aground in the River near to Reeds Island ...

Swimming tragedy narrowly averted as 3 are rescued from the River Humber

24 July 2013

A local rescue boat, HM Coastguard team and RAF helicopter have been involved in a lifesaving rescue operation in the River Humber this afternoon ...

Lifeboat launched amidst fears for public safety

01 July 2013

A lifeboat has been launched in response to fears for public safety at an East Yorkshire village ...

Sponsor a crew member - local lifeboat appeals for help

01 July 2013

In an attempt to identify new fundraising streams, a local lifeboat organisation has come up with an innovative scheme ...

Humber Rescue keeps watchful eye over Humber swimmers

30 June 2013

This Sunday sees rescue boats from Humber Rescue working to protect a group of charity fund raising swimmers ...

Goole Lady donates over £3000 for local lifeboats

20 June 2013

A local independently funded lifeboat station has recently received a generous donation from a Goole based charity shop ...

NHS HART Training visit image gallery

June 2013

Pictures from our recent NHS HART Training visit ...

Two crew members rescued as vessel sinks

9 June 2013

Crews from a local lifeboat station were alerted early today to a report of a vessel sinking in the River Humber ...

Three lovely life boat ladies

21 May 2013

A local lifeboat station now has three ladies playing a key part in the operational team that provides a lifesaving service on the Rivers of the Humber Estuary ...

Bag Packers Raise Vital Funds for Local Life Saving Service

14 May 2013

A fundraising group have presented a cheque to the coxswain of a local lifeboat station ...

Pie & Peas for Supper

13 May 2013

Many thanks to crew member Tracey Doughty who tonight put on a pie and pea supper for everyone at the boathouse ...

Stating the perhaps 'not so obvious'

11 April 2013

Crews at a local lifeboat station have had a safety information banner donated by a Lincolnshire based event promotion company to help passers by in an emergency. ...

Humber Rescue comments on the new air sea rescue helicopter contract

26 March 2013

It has recently been announced that the established RAF/ Royal Navy Air Sea Rescue service which has been provided throughout the UK for 70 years is to be phased out in favour of a private operator ...

Humber Rescue plays host to Matt & Rob from KCFM

21 March 2013

Yesterday the crew from Humber Rescue played host to Matt & Rob from KCFM ...

The Queen's Award Presentation

October 2011

On Saturday 1st October 2011, the crew at Humber Rescue were presented with the Queen's Award 2011 for Voluntary Service ...

Humber Rescue unveil their new lifeboat

July 2011

On Saturday 9th April 2011 Humber Rescue unveiled their new Lifeboat at an official Launching and Naming ceremony ...

Humber Rescue have been named recipients of the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service for 2011.

June 2011

Among the winning groups are Humber Rescue, which provides fast-response lifeboat cover on the Humber Estuary. The Queen's Award is known as the MBE for volunteering groups ...

Martyn Bell Motor Engineers to sponsor Humber Rescue

April 2011

Humber Rescue are pleased to announce that Martyn Bell Motor Engineers Limited have very kindly sponsored us by providing servicing, MOT and recovery of our landrover for the foreseeable future ...

Increasing demand for local independent life boat Humber Rescue

February 2011

Humber Rescue are saying lives will be lost due to the reduction of operation time of Bridlington's Humber Coastguard Station ...

Humber Rescue is now a national DEFRA Flood Response Team

January 2011

Humber Rescue is now a national DEFRA Flood Response Team and a crew are available to respond to any area of the country needing help in response to flooding ...

Humber Rescue offer normal response service during the extreme conditions

December 2010

The Crew of Humber Rescue spent all of Sunday clearing ice and snow from the slipway and launching area to ensure a quick and safe response time if they are needed ...

Rescue Service Flood Response Team Training

November 2010

Humber Rescue is currently running training for all crews from West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service. Humber Rescue is delivering specialist training needed for flood rescue as part of a newly established West Yorkshire’s Fire and Rescue Service Flood Response Team programme. ...

Humber Rescue's RYA training

November 2010

As part of Humber Rescue's RYA training Centre status, we are currently undergoing an extensive and comprehensive training programme for all of our crew ...

Humber Rescue chosen as the local Charity of the Year by Sainsbury's in Hessle

August 2010

Humber Rescue has been chosen as the local Charity of the Year by Sainsbury's in Hessle. Each year Sainsbury's invites nominations from shoppers and staff for a local charity for each store ...

Humber Rescue purchase a tractor

December 2007

On Monday 10th December, Humber Rescue purchased a second-hand tractor from Andrew Lambert Agricultural engineers. The tractor, a Massey Ferguson 3085, is a 4 wheel drive tractor and has been specially modified for use in salt water.

Happy Hutch Donation

July 2007

Graham Barnard of The Happy Hutch Company in Hull received an award from the National Federation Of Self Employed and Small Business, part of his award included £5,000 for a charity of his choice.

Foss Hill Jet Ski Club Family Fun Day

July 2007

Humber Rescue would like to thank our friends at the Foss Hill Jet Ski Club who hosted a family fun day on Saturday 14th July 2007 in aid of Humber Rescue.

Flood Rescues

June 2007

Humber Rescue received several high priority tasks from Police during the recent rounds of floods to hit our area.

Arctic Corsair to the Rescue

March 2007

On Sunday, March 11th Humber Rescue crew carried out a major training exercise on the Arctic Corsair on the River Hull.