The Crew of the Loughor Inshore Lifeboat are on-call 24 hours a day to help preserve life in and around the Loughor Estuary

 

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Last Call Out

October 1st, 2017|2 Comments

  24th November Crew were tasked by South Wales Police at 14:40 to help search for  a local person 83 yr old missing for over 5 hours. SWP were asked by the Lifeboat Crew to task Milford Haven Coastguard to help coordinate the search area's and bring in mobile SRT's as daylight was fading and weather conditions were of concern for a missing person. South Wales Police were tasking NPAS Helicopter to scan  the area where the person was last believed to be in, while responding to the Call Lifeboat Crew member picked up the missing person cold, breathless and shivering on route to the station and returned person to his home in a warm car to awaiting Police Crews getting search plans started for the person all Crews were stood down Casualty was taken to his local GP for a check up and released & taken home safely by the Lifeboat Crewman. Services involved South Wales Police Milford Haven COC. NPAS Helicopter and Loughor Inshore Rescue Lifeboat Crew #IndyLB  All Stood down 15:00 hrs 

Do you have what it takes?

June 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

Do you have what it takes to become a Volunteer Lifeboat Crew Member? Are you available to train on Wednesday evenings and Sunday mornings? Can you spare time to help fund-raise at events to keep the Lifeboat service going? Do you live within 3 miles of Loughor Lifeboat Station? Even if further you can still join our shore Crew or fundraising team. If you can answer yes to these questions then please get in touch with us Whether you are male or female we have a role for you Loughor Lifeboat is an Independent Lifeboat one of three within Wales, we are funded by the community by holding flag days and attending local events as well as donations from local groups. We cover from worms head to St Ishmaels right up into Pontarddulais providing a declared service to the Maritime Coastguard Agency 365 days a year 24 hours a day 7 days a week. All our volunteers are totally unpaid and are provided with high quality training through the RYA as well as PPE ( personal protective equipment) to help make the role safe. Each applicant will undertake a 12 month training program and receive full training in First Aid as well as chart reading and much more we ask that you have a full UK driving licence or other mode of transport to enable you to attend training. If you are interested in joining a Family of dedicated volunteers then please get in touch with us email: mail@loughorlifeboat or leave a message on 01792 891 891