Council agrees new three year life-saving deal with the RNLI

The lives of eight people have been saved over the last three years as a result of Hastings Borough Council’s (HBC) decision to team up with the RNLI to provide lifeguard services on the town’s beaches. On Tuesday (April 6th) HBC’s cabinet unanimously agreed to approve a further three year contract with the RNLI. Kevin […]

Respect, admiration and awe – MP praises heroism of the RNLI

Local lifeboat crews and other RNLI volunteers were praised for their heroism and bravery when Hastings and Rye MP, Sally-Ann Hart, took part in a debate in the House of Commons yesterday. Speaking in Westminster Hall, Mrs Hart said: “It is hard to put into words the respect, admiration and awe I have for the […]

Saving lives is part of the job – RNLI lifeguards return to St Leonards beach

Lifeguards are patrolling St Leonards beach again as the summer season – belatedly – gets underway. “Having the lifeguards in position on this popular section of beach is essential, to ensure the safety of residents and visitors while they enjoy the warmer weather,” said a spokesman for Hastings Borough Council. Last weekend on their first […]