James Cable (Aldeburgh Lifeboat Station Mechanic) and his partner are pleased to announce the birth of their son Jack Ross Cable, born on Friday 26th November. All crew and volunteers send their congratulations to the family.
The Coxswain and crew at Aldeburgh Lifeboat Station urgently require any old towels, that can be donated to help keep both boats in their usual pristine condition. If anyone can help, please can the towels be dropped into either the RNLI shop or into the station. Many thanks.
Aldeburgh Lifeboat Station will be taking part in the following public and fundraising events :-
10th August – Open Day, with the lifeboats launching at 2.30pm (subject to change).
11th August – Church Service on the beach at 3.00pm.
19th August – Aldeburgh Carnival, with the lifeboats launching at 11.00 am.
24th August – Aldeburgh Lifeboat Station Street Fair.
We had an unusual visitor to the Lifeboat Station last week – a swan! It was obviously interested in the Lifeboat in the ‘shed,’
but then became more interested in being fed and watered..!
Aldeburgh RNLI are pleased to be associated with British adventurer Sarah Outen who is currently part way through a major expedition – a bid to loop the planet using human power, rowing, cycling and kayaking her way from London out and around back to London.
www.sarahouten.com Twitter: @SarahOuten
It is with great sadness to report the sudden death of Jimmy Robinson, Aldeburgh Lifeboat Station DLA, on Wednesday 7th November. He had been a great part of the Lifeboat community for more than 16 years and will be greatly missed by all the Lifeboat crew and the town of Aldeburgh.
There will be a memorial service, celebrating his life, on Thursday 15th November 2012 at 12.00 in Aldeburgh Parish Church
Aldeburgh Lifeboat station are delighted to receive a cheque for £1,850 which was presented by Aldeburgh Yacht Club Committee Member, Patrick Hill, to Steven Saint, the Coxswain, at the Lifeboat Station on Wednesday, 22nd August. AYC held a very successful Charity Dinner and Auction last month, when, in addition to the RNLI, funds were raised for the Wolverstone Project and East Anglia Sailing Trust.
Also in the picture is Rufus Gilday, Chairman of the Aldeburgh & District Lifeboat Guild and “George”.
Every year for the last 16 years Kathryn Crossland, Student Welfare Co-ordinator at Otley College, has run a refreshment marquee at the Suffolk Show, raising money for local charities. This year she chose the Aldeburgh Lifeboats and in spite of the cancellation of the second day, due to bad weather, she and her team raised the magnificent sum of £1000. Kathryn is pictured here presenting the cheque to the Coxswain, Steven Saint, at the Aldeburgh Lifeboat Station on 4th July 2012.
The Station and Guild wish to express their grateful thanks for this generous donation. It should be added that because the Show was held on only one day this year, Otley College have indicated that Aldeburgh Lifeboats will be their chosen charity next year.