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Dog rescued from the Forth

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The Queensferry Lifeboat was launched around lunchtime today in response to a call from a dog walker whose dog had gone for a swim near Blackness Castle.The lifeboat got to the spot and found...

New RNLI information service on safe crossing times to Cramond Island

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Members of the public can now text the word CRAMOND to 81400 and the RNLI will reply with safe crossing times for the tidal causeway which leads to the popular tourist attraction.This new initiative...

RNLI Queensferry Open Day 2014

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 The RNLI Queensferry Lifeboat Station and Fete attracted a large crowd at South Queensferry with attractions on shore and on the water raising £3.750.00. 

Queensferry RNLI on a shout to Granton Harbour today

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Queensferry RNLI volunteer lifeboat crew were called out to a report of a submerged van in Granton harbour.   Queensferry lifeboat Jimmie Cairncross was launched and made best speed to Granton. On arrival, the van...

Queensferry Lifeboat looking for volunteers

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Queensferry RNLI are recruiting volunteer lifeboat crew membersQueensferry lifeboat station has vacancies for trainee lifeboat crew members who would need to live or work in the Queensferry area.Two recruitment sessions will be held at...

RNLI Queensferry Open Day 2013

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While everyone else in South Queensferry was at or near a TV set on Sunday watching Andy Murray win Wimbledon, the Royal Burgh was enjoying the antics of the RNLI volunteers, and raising money...

Dundas Castle garden party raises funds for RNLI

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A Garden  Party held  at Dundas Castle courtesy of Sir Jack and Lady Stewart-Clark  attracted 140 people who enjoyed afternoon tea listening to music from Bill Marshall and his Delta 8 Jazz Band and...

Queensferry Lifeboat tow motor boat to Port Edgar

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 Queensferry RNLI volunteer lifeboat crew were called out in the early hours of Thursday 18 April to assist a 33ft motor vessel which had suffered a mechanical breakdown and was drifting to the west...

New man at the helm at RNLI Queensferry

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Lifeboat Operations Manager Tom Robertson MBE has handed over the keys to David Smart It is with great thanks, admiration and a tear in the eye that Queensferry Lifeboat must say goodbye to one of...

Dancing to raise funds for Queensferry Lifeboat

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The RNLI Queensferry Lifeboat Fundraising Branch's Scottish Country Dance held in the Queensferry High School raised over £400.00. Over seventy danced to the music of the James Coutts Scottish Country Dance Band and enjoyed...

RNLI Queensferry are busiest inshore crew – Again!

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A special year for RNLI Queensferry Lifeboat Station with the busiest inshore lifeboat in Scotland. 2012 proved to be a landmark year for the RNLI Queensferry Lifeboat Station having moved into their newly built lifeboat...

Queensferry Lifeboat called out today

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At 1:00pm today the RNLI Queensferry Lifeboat was called out to assist people in the water struggling to get ashore from Cramond Island. On reaching the scene they found six people up to their chests...

RNLI Queensferry had a fun day

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Even though the weather did not play along the RNLI Queensferry fun day went ahead. The photographs show Targe Towing BP Tugs from Hound Point Oil Terminal gave a Fire fighting display and The Loretto School...

RNLI Open Day at South Queensferry

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FUN FOR ALL THE FAMILY AT THE RNLI QUEENSFERRY LIFEBOAT STATION’S OPEN DAY ON SUNDAY 17TH. JUNE FROM 12NOON TO 4PM AT THE HAWES ESPLANADE, SOUTH QUEENSFERRY.All the family can enjoy an action packed...

RNLI Queensferry called out today

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A passer -by at Silverknowes on the shores of the Forth reported to the Coastguard this afternoon that a windsurfer and a kite surfer were in difficulties in extremely hazardous conditions. The RNLI Queensferry with...

Missing canoeist dies after late night rescue

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At 10.30pm on Sunday the RNLI Queensferry Lifeboat was called out to Silverknowes where two swimmers and two kayakers were in difficulty. Forth Coastguard had been alerted by Lothian and Borders Police. The caller explained...

Queensferry Lifeboat – Third call out in three days

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The RNLI Lifeboat crew were called out for the third day running to go to the aid of a motor boat which had suffered engine failure.At 3.15pm today a Shetland motor boat with two...

Funds raised for RNLI Queensferry

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On behalf of the Companions from the Provincial Grand Royal Arch Chapter of Linlithgowshire who raised £1,000 for the RNLI Queensferry Lifeboat Station from proceeds of a race night, cabaret night, dinner and donations.Pictured...

RNLI Queensferry ‘out on a shout’ today

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At 1.30pm today the RNLI Queensferry Lifeboat was called out to assist a catamaran.The yacht with two men aboard was caught in a bank of fog between Cramond and Granton.Scott Finlay and Jordan Turnbull...

Queensferry Lifeboat – a busy summer

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A busy June, July and August for the wholly voluntary RNLI Queensferry Lifeboat attending some thirty six incidents in the Firth of Forth. These ranged from treating casualties to rescuing sailors and their vessels...

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