Tuesday, 26 August 2008

Lifeboat launches to yacht 'Serene', suffering engine failure

Rye Harbour RNLI relief Lifeboat, B722 launched on Monday 25 August 2008 at 3.35 pm to the 26ft sail yacht 'Serene' suffering from engine failure. RNLI Lifeboat B722 arrived at the casualty at 3.57 pm and was taken in tow and returned to Rye Harbour where she was placed on her moorings at 5.30 pm.

Richard Tollett, RNLI Lifeboat Operations Manager at Rye Harbour said: ‘It's been a busy day at the station, the souvenir shop was open and we have had a high number of visitors looking around the station.

The RNLI is an independent charity reliant upon volunteers and is funded by voluntary donation's not HM Government’

Tuesday, 19 August 2008

Up coming events:

Souvenir Shop opening times (11 am to 3 pm) on:

Monday 25 August
Saturday 6 September
Sunday 7 September
Saturday 20 September
Sunday 21 September

Late Summer Ball - 27 September: Tickets cost £25 each and are available from Richard Tollett on 01797 223631 or Natalie Peters on 01797 229117.

Late Summer Ball raffle tickets: Raffle tickets cost 50p and are available from any of the station personnel or Steve or Richard Tollett on 01797 223631.

Coffee morning - Saturday 18 October: at the Butter Market, Rye Town Hall 10 am - midday. Christmas cards will be available.

Sunday, 17 August 2008

Meridian TV visits station

Following Monday's (28/07/08) shout where assistance was not required, Antonia Hastings interviewed Tony Edwards - RNLI Deputy Launching Authority at Rye Harbour for a Meridian TV news feature. The feature aired on Saturday 16/08/08.