There was great excitement today for the volunteers at the RNLI Poole Lifeboat Station as the new floating boathouse arrived by water.
Sunday, traditionally the day of rest, was not so for Poole Lifeboat volunteers who were tasked three times on 4 February.
The annual Poole Lifeboat Sprats Supper hosted at Lilliput Sailing Club was almost washed out with no fishes on the dishes when a power cut put out the lights at the crucial moment when the chefs were about to start cooking.
When Prime Minister, Theresa May, heard how hard a young Dorset fundraiser has been working for the RNLI Poole Lifeboat Station, she sent him a Christmas card.
A car was pulled out of Poole Harbour at Fisherman’s Dock following a report that a vehicle had entered the water at around 10pm on 15 December.
Matthew Parker, paralegal at Humphries Kirk, took part in the annual RNLI Raft Race at Mudeford Quay to raise funds for the Mudeford lifeboat station as well as supporting Dorset Search and Rescue.
Poole lifeboat crew says farewell as Portland search and rescue helicopter stands down from operation
The Portland SAR helicopter, which will be stood down from operation around the Dorset coast today (30 June), was recently filmed on a farewell training session with Poole lifeboat volunteers in Poole Bay.
The special steel-hulled Tyne Class lifeboat that served Poole lifeboat crews so valiantly for 15 years is heading home today.
HRH The Princess Royal, accompanied by Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, took in the wonders of the boating world as she toured the 63rd London Boat Show on 11 January. This included a visit to two Dorset-based businesses, Royal National Lifeboat Insititution (RNLI) and Rockley Watersports.
As 2017 begins Poole lifeboat station is in a very different position, the Operational station is physically where it has always been on Poole Quay nestled by the Old lifting bridge but the day to day workings have changed.