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Lifeboat call-out

Lifeboat call-out

0 comments, 11/09/2016, by in News

Aith lifeboat was called out to assist a cargo vessel which had broken down with six people onboard.Shetland coastguard received the call at about 11.15am after the Eems Star had left Scalloway, and shortly after "lost all propulsion".The lifeboat was called to assist with a tow, however the... Read more...

Big crowds for Aith lifeboat gala

Big crowds for Aith lifeboat gala

12/06/2009, by in News

Despite fears for the weather with a few showers in the morning, Sunday afternoon turned out to be bright and sunny for the large crowds who attended the 2009 Aith Lifeboat Gala.The gala was opened in a blaze of colour by the Lerwick jarl squad led by Steven Mouat, Lerwick junior jarl Kristof... Read more...

RNLI spared VHF hike

RNLI spared VHF hike

24/10/2008, by in Fishing & Sea

By RYAN TAYLORFEARS the lifeboat service could be severely hampered by a dramatic hike in costs have been laid to rest after communications regulator Ofcom backtracked over a major rise in VHF licensing fees.The RNLI raised the concern last week when the regulator’s admin­istered incentivis... Read more...