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Pro surfer is a lifeguard in Cornwall

From the RNLI. What motivates someone to become a lifeguard? Every year RNLI lifeguards are trained to keep beachgoers safe. They come from all walks of life and when they’re […]

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Busy start to July for RNLI lifeguards

By Ella Henwood: As peak season begins, twelve more lifeguards have gone through their induction and are now on the beaches. Northcott and Crackington are open for the Peak summer […]

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Bude lifeguards – rescue update!

Where would Bude be without our amazing lifeguards? This report from lifeguard, Ella Henwood: RNLI Lifeguards at Sandymouth beach had to rescue seven people towards the end of the half […]

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Lifeguard cover for Bude’s beaches…

By Ella Henwood: It’s been busy in the Bude area as ten more of Bude’s Lifeguards have been on induction over the past two weeks, getting them ready for the […]

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RNLI lifeguards take on education role in Bude

From Bude lifeguard, Ella: Bude’s RNLI Lifeguards volunteered over the extended Easter holiday to keep the beaches open and safe, with several serious first aid incidents keeping them busy. Small […]

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RNLI Urges: Put Safety First

The RNLI is urging people to put their safety first when visiting the coast this Easter, as figures released today show that volunteer lifeboat crews in the south west launched […]

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The Lifeguards Are Back #RNLI

Or they will be, this weekend! News for all the Cornwall/Devon beaches but the key ones for us are in Bude, Summerleaze and Widemouth. RNLI lifeguards have been busy training […]

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RNLI Lifeguard – The Best Summer Job in the SW?

The south-west may be in the depth of winter but the RNLI has already begun its search for new lifeguards to patrol the region’s beaches this summer.   The Royal […]

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Busy Weekend for #RNLI Lifeguards South West

It’s been a busy ‘un. RNLI lifeguards across the south west were involved in several incidents this weekend, as the Bank Holiday, and half way decent weather, brought plenty of […]

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#Widemouth Lifeguards Assist at RTC

RNLI lifeguards on patrol at Widemouth beach put their casualty care skills to good use on Thursday (7 May) when they were first on the scene of a road traffic […]

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#RNLI Lifeguards Return to SW

RNLI lifeguards are preparing to return to the county’s beaches this weekend (Saturday 2 May) as patrols for the 2015 summer season get underway. As the May Bank Holiday weekend […]

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RNLI Easter Lifeguard Cover #Bude

RNLI lifeguards have made a welcome return to a number of beaches in Cornwall and Devon  as patrols begin for the Easter holidays. Safety cover will be provided on 13 […]

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RNLI Patrols End Soon but in #BigUpBude Volunteers Carry On!

This really is what makes #BigUpBude so special. Read on…   The RNLI is preparing to finish its lifeguard patrols on the majority of the region’s beaches this weekend (Sunday […]

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Bude Lifeboat Week – Looking Back

Well, it is always a fun day, and eventually the sun shone for the RNLI, but I’ve finally had time to read my Lifeboat Week souvenir programme and wanted to […]

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RNLI & SLSC Help 30+ Bathers Caught in #Bude Flash Rip

Lifeguards at Crooklets and Summerleaze beaches worked together to help around 30 bathers who’d got caught in a flash rip current yesterday afternoon (Sunday 27 July). The lifeguards worked with […]

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