Tag: HM Coastguard

HM Coastguard celebrates landmark 200th birthday

From its beginnings with coastal lookouts to today’s hi-tech national network of coordination centres, from small localised beginnings to international players – one thing has stayed the same for two centuries – Her Majesty’s Coastguard seeks to search, to rescue and to save. 

HM Coastguard hosts open day

All volunteers are trained, to a high standard, in search and rescue operations, including casualty care, water safety and rescue, rope rescue and mud rescue.

Busy year for Arran Coastguard team

November also included three calls to deal with marine pyrotechnics which had been washed ashore. Once they were assessed to be safe to be handled they were removed to a place of safekeeping before they were transported to the mainland for safe destruction.