Extended lifeguard cover at some Bude beaches

With the RNLI lifeguard season drawing to a close this Sunday (27 September), the charity is urging beach goers to take extra care and be responsible when visiting the coast by knowing their limits and not taking risks. If intending to use the water people are encouraged to head to one […]

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Bude RNLI lifeguards – August report

By Ella Henwood: All seven of our beaches from Crackington to Sandymouth have seen a huge influx of visitors keeping Lifeguards busy. Sandymouth Lifeguards have dealt with some serious incidents so far this season, the most recent being a successful cliff rescue involving multiple emergency services. Two people got cut […]

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RNLI lifeguards finish for the season

On Sunday (28 October) the lifeguard teams packed their equipment away for the final time this year as the RNLI lifeguard season officially ended in the south-west. For many years the RNLI has provided lifeguard cover for the half term week, providing locals and visitors alike with the option of […]

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Crackington lifeguard, Ella, stayed with people stranded on rocks

Great work here by Ella Henwood, Senior Lifeguard at Crackington Beach. This is the kind of action that makes our rescue services so wonderful. Here’s info from the RNLI about the recent Crackington rescue (photos copyright Ella Henwood/RNLI): At 2pm this afternoon (Saturday 25 August), the alarm was raised at […]

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Mass lifeguard rescues in SW rough seas

Seems Bude has been relatively lucky compared to other parts of Cornwall and Devon: From RNLI: RNLI lifeguards in Cornwall and Devon completed several mass rescues on Monday (13 August) in rough sea conditions, which led to a number of beaches in the region being red flagged for people’s safety. […]

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Lifeguard advice for the beach

By Ella Henwood: Bude’s RNLI Lifeguards have been kept busy over the beautiful bank holiday weekend.   These past few weeks it has finally felt like summer, the sun is out and the sea temperatures are slowly (but surely) rising. Five of Budes beaches are now Lifeguarded, Blackrock, Crooklets & […]

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Bude lifeguards are back on the beaches

After a snowy start, Bude’s RNLI Lifeguards have completed their 2 weeks training induction and are now back on the sand. Their induction included fitness testing in the swimming pool as well as training on the RWC (Rescue Water Craft), IRB (Inshore Rescue Boat) and Casualty Care First Aid Training. […]

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