Date: Tue, 3 May 2016

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6 December 2015. The December edition of Dart D'Tales has been distributed. If you have not received the copy you were expecting and / or would like to receive the monthly email updates  giving the latest Operational news and details of forthcoming events, please contact John Fenton using the "Contact us" tab on this web site. Dart D'Tales can also be viewed by clicking the link on this Home page.

Latest News

Date: Fri 29 Apr 2016

RNLI Dart update May 2016

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Photographer: John Fenton

Commander Ed Featherstone is thanked by Commodore Jake Moores at the Branch AGM

Latest Launch

Date: Sat 12 Mar 2016

Retriever retrieved

Location: Dittisham. River Dart

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Photographer: John Fenton RNLI Dart Lifeboat Press Officer

No sooner had the tables been cleared from the Dart lifeboat station after the annual free lifejacket check than the pagers sounded.Harlem, an 11 year old Golden Retriever had dashed into the river 200 yards upstream of the Dittisham Sailing Club boat park.The inshore lifeboat was initially asked to provide safety cover for the Fire Service on scene.Mike Bennett, from the sailing club was standing in the river beside the dog, which was up to its belly in the mud.

Dart D'Tales

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Dart RNLI - What's on

Sat 21 May
  Volunteer Recruiting Fair
At: The Flavel Church, Dartmouth
This event has been co-sponsored by the RNLI and the South Hams Community Volunteer Services. ..    Read more >

The Weather in Dartmouth:
Tuesday - 20:00 BST: Sunny, 10°C (50°F)

Temperature: 10°C (50°F), Wind Direction: West South Westerly, Wind Speed: 7mph, Humidity: 81%, Pressure: 1028mb, Falling, Visibility: Good


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