Team was tasked to reports of a person struggling in the water near the South Pier. Whilst proceeding, Cullercoats ILB was deployed and located the casualty, reported to be approximately 700m from the shore[1] and partially submerged in the water. SSVLB was tasked to meet the ILB at South Shields Ferry Landing and assist with […]

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2018 continues to be a busy year for the team, with record numbers of incidents since the beginning. With the good weather continuing, this is expected to continue. Please remember that we need your continuing support to do this. Every little bit of help matters, whether it is pennies, pounds or helping us to spread […]

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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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