South Shields Volunteer Life Brigade is to receive one of the most prestigious civic awards in South Tyneside – the Freedom of the Borough.The organisation, who celebrated the 150th¬†anniversary of its formation last year, will be awarded in recognition of their outstanding contribution to the Borough in saving many hundreds of lives through the valiant […]

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The re-enactment of the first life to be saved from a shipwreck anywhere in the world by volunteers using the breeches buoy rescue equipment is the subject of the first in a series of illustrated talks as part of the celebrations of the 150th anniversary of South Shields Volunteer Life Brigade. The re-enactment of the […]

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