It was a busy weekend for lifeboat staff across the region, with crews being launched to three separate incidents.
RNLI bosses say they have closed the chapter which blemished the 215-year history of Arbroath lifeboat station following the return of the town’s all-weather boat to the water after six months out of service.
The RNLI has shared dramatic footage of the rescue of a yachtsman off the coast of Brighton. The crew managed to get the stricken yacht under tow, despite the rope breaking on the first attempt while their vessels were battered by high waves.
Two lifeboat crews from Dundee were called into action today after a group of five people were reported to have become stranded in the North Sea.
It is fortunate no-one died in a string of failed attempts to rescue a man who fell into the sea, a lifeboat manager has said.
Arbroath’s all-weather lifeboat could be back in service within weeks.
Lifeboat crews at Broughty Ferry were called out to incidents 70 times in the last year, new figures have revealed.
The chairman of the Tay Road Bridge Joint Board says the board would be working extra hard to reduce the number of suicide attempts at the bridge.
Emergency services were called out to the Tay Road Bridge today following reports of concern for a man.
A Rottweiler owner has spoken of her relief after her pet escaped unscathed after plunging into a harbour.
Lifeboat crews rushed into action after a dog jumped into a local harbour.
A beer festival helped raise a life-saving £15,000 for Broughty Ferry’s lifeboat crew.
The land and sea search for a man seen near a rail tracks has been stood down.
Arbroath lifeboat has been forced out of service after several crew members were suspended in a high-level RNLI probe.
Iceland has offered a 10% discount to NHS and emergency services staff.
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Video footage has been released of a woman, young son and two dogs being rescued from the coast of Fife.
Lifeboat crews from Broughty Ferry were dispatched following reports of distress flares on the Tay.
A lifeboat crew from Arbroath were called out to assist a man who had fallen over the sea wall.
A woman had to be rescued from the River Tay after falling from the road bridge in the early hours.
Broughty Ferry lifeboat crews were involved in a five and a half hour rescue operation after a boat got into difficulty.