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News

20th August 2016 – Fleetwood RNLI meet 605 Squadron

When the Shannon class all-weather lifeboat at Fleetwood RNLI was named after an ex RAF Officer, it brought together two unlikely organisations. On Sunday (20 August), 605 RAF Reserve Squadron and Fleetwood RNLI met to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Kenneth James Pierpoint’s tragic death and after whom the lifeboat is named.

23rd August 2016 – 90 th birthday donation for Fleetwood RNLI

As Kevin Clutton, from Knott End approached his 90th birthday, he decided to help the RNLI lifeboat station at Fleetwood, by asking friends to make a donation. He had no idea how generous his friends are.

25th August 2017 – Fleetwood RNLI surprise presentation to retiring Treasurer

Roy Lyons had no idea he would be involved in a surprise presentation, when he was invited to attend a visit by 605 RAF Reserve Squadron, to Fleetwood RNLI.

30th August Fleetwood RNLI say farewell to William Street

On Tuesday evening (30th August) the volunteer lifeboat crew will say a sad farewell to their Tyne class lifeboat, William Street. After 27 years active service at Fleetwood lifeboat station, she is being replaced by the Shannon class lifeboat, Kenneth James Pierpoint.

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Sunday 18th September – Fleetwood RNLI help rescue horses from mud during multi-agency operation

The volunteer lifeboat crew from RNLI Fleetwood helped rescue two horses and their young riders from the mud at Knott End yesterday (Sunday 18th September).

26th October 2016 – Magnificent donation by schoolboy to Fleetwood RNLI

The volunteer lifeboat crew at RNLI Fleetwood received a surprise visit yesterday, from 12 year old Daniel Burke, who had raised £175 for the charity.

2nd November 2016 – Fleetwood RNLI receive donation from yacht club

Coxswain of Fleetwood lifeboat, Gary Randles, received a fantastic donation of £500 from Blackpool & Fleetwood Yacht Club, last Saturday evening (29th October).

13th November 2016 – Fleetwood RNLI Chairman receives award

Captain Peter Woodworth, of Fleetwood lifeboat, received two surprises during a celebration lunch at the Trafalgar Restaurant in Fleetwood on Sunday (13th November).

16th November 2016 – Fleetwood RNLI rescue wind surfer

Both RNLI Fleetwood’s inshore (ILB) and all-weather lifeboats (ALB) were called into action today (16th November) when a wind surfer was reported to be in difficulty off Sunderland Point, near Heysham.

24th November 2016 – Fleetwood RNLI join search for missing fishermen

Two fishermen, who were reported to UK Coastguard as overdue by their families, sparked a search off the Fylde coast yesterday (24 November).

7th December 2016 – Fleetwood RNLI welcome first female Helm

It was congratulations all round as lifeboat volunteer Angela Sanderson became the first female Helm of Fleetwood RNLI’s inshore lifeboat last Tuesday (29 th November).

7th December 2016 – Fantastic donation to Fleetwood RNLI

The members of Cleveleys Working Men’s Club raised an amazing £4,000 for the RNLI Fleetwood lifeboat crew and presented the cheque at a gala evening.