Operating both D Class and Atlantic 75 RNLI inshore lifeboats – The RNLI is the charity that saves lives at sea
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19/10/2016 6.10PM *LAUNCH*

Saturday, October 22nd, 2016 Posted in Service Calls 2016, With Pictures |

Volunteer Crew from Blyth RNLI responded to request from HM Coastguard to attend an incident where Northumbria Police were also in attendance. Both the Atlantic 75 B Class and D Class lifeboats were launched at 6.10pm and tasked to head to ...

Tall Ships Regatta a great success says RNLI Blyth

Monday, September 12th, 2016 Posted in Station News, With Pictures |

RNLI Blyth can now reflect on the bank holiday weekend and has had a chance to count the donations that it received and can say that the Tall Ships Regatta has been a great success for several reasons. The crew ...

Meet Mick French and his scrap-built Dalek.

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 Posted in Fundraising & Events, With Pictures |

Meet Mick French and his scrap-built Dalek. Mick, a school caretaker in Cramlington, built this impressive looking creation out of scrap materials including a cooking pot for the head and plungers for the arms. When asked 'why did you decide to build ...

08/05/2016 12:30 PM *DIVERTED*

Tuesday, May 10th, 2016 Posted in Service Calls 2016, With Pictures |

Both of Blyth's inshore lifeboats were called out today after a local fishing boat became grounded on rocks just to the north of Blyth. A 28 foot coble White Heather, with three persons on-board, called Humber Coastguard for assistance after they ...

Blyth #RNLI shop open this weekend – Sunday 1pm until 4pm

Friday, April 22nd, 2016 Posted in Fundraising & Events, With Pictures |

Our ‪#‎RNLI‬ lifeboat shop is open this weekend, Sunday from 1pm until 4pm. All money raised goes towards saving lives at sea.

HRH Sophie Countess of Wessex as she visited ‪#‎Blyth

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016 Posted in Station News, With Pictures |

Today some of the Crew had the pleasure of meeting HRH Sophie Countess of Wessex as she visited ‪#‎Blyth‬ and the Tall Ship Project. She spent time talking to us and took an interest in what roles we all played ...

Second RNLI lifeboat goes on service at Blyth

Friday, April 15th, 2016 Posted in Station News, With Pictures, With Video |

A second RNLI inshore lifeboat has gone into service at Blyth, Northumberland today following three months of intense training and familiarisation for the volunteer crew. The B class Atlantic 75 lifeboat, the Vic and Billy Whiffen, has been stationed at Blyth ...

Blyth Lifeboat Open Day 2016 – Saturday 4th June

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016 Posted in Fundraising & Events, With Pictures |

RNLI Blyth Lifeboat Shop Easter Opening, Sun 1-4, Mon 12-3

Saturday, March 26th, 2016 Posted in Fundraising & Events, With Pictures |

Our RNLI shop is open this Easter Weekend. Sunday 1pm-4pm Monday 12pm-3pm

02/12/2015 02:10 PM *LAUNCH*

Saturday, December 5th, 2015 Posted in Service Calls 2015, With Pictures |

Blyth's inshore lifeboat was requested to launch and assist Northumbria Police with an incident on the Dunn Cow Quay, Blyth. The lifeboat with three volunteer crew on-board was launched shortly after 2:20pm and stood by to await further instructions, after approximately ...