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St Abbs Lifeboat – First on the scene of stricken fishing boat

28 July 2015
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At 9:47am on the 25th July, The pagers were set off requesting St Abbs Lifeboat to launch. Soon after thethe St Abbs lifeboat was bearing west past Black Carrs and round St Abbs Head, speeding to the aid of a broken down fishing boat nearly 8 miles up the coast…

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British Sub Aqua Club – Supporting Our Campaign

25 July 2015
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We’d like to thank the British Sub Aqua Club and its member for getting behind the campaign to Save St Abbs Lifeboat. Today the Chairman of BSAC, Eugene Farrell, visited St Abbs and talked with the crew, divers and local people. Eugene Farrell meets with member our crew “It is…

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St Abbs Lifeboat – The Heart of our Community

25 July 2015
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Award winning journalist, Ian Bell, as written an excellent article in the Herald. We were particularly struck by this extract…. “The question of what makes – or breaks – a community is never simple. What looks small enough from the outside is big and fundamental if it’s part of who…

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Support within the House of Commons

16 July 2015
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Our local MP Calum Kerr has rasied an Early Day Motion proposing a debate within the House of Commons on the proposed closure of the St Abbs Lifeboat Station. “That this House supports the campaign to save the St Abbs lifeboat in Berwickshire from closure; notes that St Abbs is…

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Successful Gala Day raises £5000

12 July 2015
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We’d like to thank everyone who supported or came along to the annual St Abbs Gala Day.  With your support we’ve managed to raise £5000.In previous years the Gala Day was held to raise funds for the RNLI but this year the money raise will go to the Save St…

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St Abbs Gala Day – 11th July 2015

09 July 2015
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The annual St Abbs Gala Day takes places this Saturday (11th July 2015). In previous years the funds raised went to the RNLI however this year all the money raised will be going towards Saving St Abbs Lifeboat. The Gala is held at the Ebba Centre, St Abbs and starts…

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3 Fishermen Rescued

06 July 2015
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As the protest march was coming to an end the St Abbs Lifeboat was called out to rescue 3 fishermen whose boat was sinking. The crew resonded very quicky and after lauching the lifeboat they reached the sinking boat within 4 minutes. The small fishing boat had started taking on…

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Hundreds Join Protest March

05 July 2015
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Thank you to everyone who joined the protest march on 4th July 2015. All together there were about 300 people who joined the march including community safety minister and MSP Paul Wheelhouse, MSP John Lamont and MP Calum Kerr. Thanks also to Micheal Wilson for leading the march playing the…

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Scottish Sub Aqua Club – Supporting Our Campaign

01 July 2015
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We’d like to thank the Scottish Sub Aqua Club for adding its voice to the campaign to Save St Abbs Lifeboat. The ScotSAC Chair has written to the Chief Executive RNLI in support of keeping the St Abbs Lifeboat station open. It’s closure would mean a loss of local knowledge…

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Fourth of July – Show Your Support Walk

01 July 2015
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This fourth of July we’re holding a “Save St Abbs Lifeboat” campaign walk.  And we need you and your friends to come along and join us. The march starts at 4:00pm on Saturday 4th July 2015 from the Ebba Centre in St Abbs and we’ll be led down to the…

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