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Successful St Abbs Lifeboat Gala Day

31 July 2016
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What a great day we all had yesterday, thank you very much to every who came out to support us… It was by far the busiest Lifeboat Gala Day we’ve ever had! To get the day to run as smoothly as it did takes a lot of work and a…

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Our new Lifeboat is being built

12 May 2016
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Thanks to the success of our Support St Abbs Lifeboat campaign, on 24th March 2016 we were able to announce that we have ordered our new lifeboat. A rendering of our new lifeboat. We’ve ordered a 900W Rigid Inflatable Boat from MST (Marine Specialised Technology Ltd) based in Liverpool. MST is…

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St Abbs – A Community with One Goal

10 May 2016
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We’d like to share the words of our crewman Graham Slack. The first time that I visited St Abbs was on a family holiday in 1969 with my parents and my younger sister, I was 5 years old at the time and we stayed in a cottage called “Bell View”…

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Support St Abbs Lifeboat by buying a T-Shirt or Hoodie

09 May 2016
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You can purchase one of our “Support St Abbs Lifeboat” t-shirts, hoodies or zippies directly from St Abbs Lifeboat Shop or by purchasing online from Dunbar T-Shirt Shop. T-Shirts The “Support St Abbs Lifeboat” Adult T-Shirt costs £15.00 and is available in the following sizes: Men’s sizes: (Straight cut) S, M, L,…

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Scotland’s First Minister Visits St Abbs Lifeboat Station

26 April 2016
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Members of St Abbs Lifeboat were very pleased to welcome an unexpected guest this afternoon (26th April 2016). Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, was in the area and dropped in for a coffee and a chat. She knew all about our story and has been very impressed with the community…

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Tunnocks Supporting a new St Abbs Lifeboat

24 November 2015
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St Abbs Lifeboat is delighted to announce that an approach has been received from leading Scottish Company Thomas Tunnock & Sons Ltd. “Tunnocks” involving a new Lifeboat at St Abbs Berwickshire. It is expected that this will lead to the completion of Stage 1 of the Appeal launched in early…

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Over £60,000 has been raised – we’re making real progress

16 November 2015
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With your help and support over £60,000 has been raised since the start of our fundraising campaign. We have set up the committees needed to run the new St Abbs Lifeboat. We are working towards setting up “St Abbs Lifeboat” as a new independent charity and are currently operating as…

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Robin Hood Dive Club – Hold a Car Boot sale and raise £320

20 October 2015
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We like to say a big thank you to the Robin Hood Dive Club for holding a car boot sale in aid of the St Abbs Lifeboat. Their hard work raised £320 which will help to fund the new St Abbs Lifeboat. Robin Hood Dive Club have been fantastic supporters…

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Calendar On Sale Now – helping our crew get their kit back on

14 October 2015
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The St Abbs market traders have come together with the crew of the St Abbs Lifeboat to create a cheeky charity calendar for 2016. The photographs were taken back in March 2015 before the RNLI announced their decision to close the St Abbs RNLI lifeboat station. Now that the community…

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We have begun to raise funds for a new St Abbs Lifeboat

02 October 2015
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The village Community of St Abbs, Berwickshire has now formally agreed to launch a funding appeal in order to operate an independent Lifeboat Station at St Abbs. At a packed meeting held on September 13th 2015, all attending voted unanimously in favour of the project which has initially been named…

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