Press release from Northumbria Police Dated: 18 Jan 2018 13:00 PM, Available on Northumbria Police website Northumbria Police has extended its thanks to the search and rescue services that assisted in the search for a missing nine year old boy in Sunderland on Sunday. On Sunday afternoon (January 14) police received a report the nine […]

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2017 saw the team having one of it’s busiest of recent times, with a total of 70 call outs over the 12 month period. The trend continues with 2018 off to a busy start with 4 incidents in the first few weeks alone. Below is a brief update of incidents since our last update 22/11/17 […]

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Since our last update, the team has been called out a number of times. A quick summary of these is below 08/07/2017 20:02 – Person in distress at Frenchman’s Bay 11/07/2017 21:30 – Search for person entering the water at Marsden Grotto 14/07/2017 18:40 – Yacht in difficulty between Tyne Piers 14/07/2017 20:09 – Person […]

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Tasked by HM Coastguard to a person in the water in the Milldam area. On arrival, SS12 liaised with North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) crew and Humber CGOC to locate the landing point. Team informed Port of Tyne Pilot craft had rescued casualty from the water and was landing them at South Shields Ferry Landing. […]

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The team were tasked by Humber Coastguard to the South pier after a report of a small fishing vessel aground on the rocks, 01, 03 & 11 attended and monitored the situation until Tynemouth lifeboat secured a line and towed the vessel clear, the team were stood down when the vessel was secured to the […]

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