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Easter fair raises funds for Lifeboat

Easter fair raises funds for Lifeboat

Just over £1200 was raised from the Easter fair  and sales in the shop held at Whitstable Lifeboat Station on Good Friday. The Easter fair has been a traditional event in the  station's calendar for many years and Friday's event  was the first to be held following the...

Boat Run Out of Fuel

Whitstable Lifeboat was launched at 6.40pm on Wednesday 5th April for the second time that day to assist the 7 occupants of a Bayliner speedboat which had run out of fuel a 1/4-mile west of the lifeboat station. The lifeboat took the craft under tow to Whitstable...

Search in the Hampton Area Of Herne Bay

Whitstable lifeboat was launched at 15.20 on Wednesday 5th April following a report from the UK Coastguard of a suicidal male in the Hampton area of Herne Bay. The lifeboat commenced a search from Swalecliffe to Herne Bay but was 'stood down' at 15.33 when police...

£631 Raised by Whitstable Swimming Pool

£631 Raised by Whitstable Swimming Pool

On Sunday we received a cheque from Active Life at Whitstable Swimming Pool & Sports Centre for £631. Swimmers were asked to swim either 1, 2 or 3 miles each week for 7 weeks. A big thank you to all the swimmers who were both staff and customers from adults to...

Whitstable Lifeboat in search off Sheppey

Whitstable Lifeboat was launched at 4.20 pm on Sunday following a request from the UK Coastguard to search between Shellness and Warden Point, Isle of Sheppey for a despondent male whom it was thought had entered the water. After 21-minutes at sea the lifeboat was...

Whitstable Lifeboat assists angling boat

Whitstable Lifeboat was launched at 5.13pm on Thursday 30th March to assist a broken down angling boat with two persons onboard off Beltinge, Herne Bay. The lifeboat located the craft, a 16-foot ‘Yorkshire Coble’ drifting a ½-mile offshore, its anchor rope having...

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