Tuesday, 21 November 2017
Exercise tests response to major emergency in the River Mersey
Emergency services and other organisations are working together this morning (21 November) as part of an exercise involving a scenario of a...
Full-scale search operation resumes for missing fisherman in Applecross
A full-scale search operation resumed this morning just after 6am for a fisherman who went missing off the Applecross coast yesterday af...
Monday, 20 November 2017
Large scale search and rescue operation underway for missing fisherman off Applecross coast (UPDATED)
A large scale search and rescue operation for a missing fisherman has been launched off the Applecross coast after a fishing vessel wa...
HM Coastguard treating kayaker's emergency VHF radio transmission as false alarm
HM Coastguard is currently treating an emergency VHF Radio transmission made by a kayaker in distress on Saturday afternoon in the Banff...
Coastguard Helicopter and Lerwick Lifeboat crews mark Green Lily anniversary
On 19 th November 1997, the freighter Green Lily ran aground at Grutwick on Bressay. Although her 15 strong crew were rescued by the Ler...
Sunday, 19 November 2017
Remembering brave winchman Billy Deacon
Brave Winchman, Billy Deacon Twenty years ago today, 19 November 1997, HM Coastguard Winchman Billy Deacon, was tragically lost while ca...
Saturday, 18 November 2017
Search for Kayaker off Banff, Aberdeenshire (UPDATE)
HM Coastguard is currently searching for a kayaker off Banff Links, after receiving a distress call requesting help at approximately 4pm t...
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