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PSVL Receives grant from HIWCF to train boat crews


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PSVL are delighted to announce we have been successful in our application for a grant from the Lord Mayor of Portsmouth Community Chest Appeal 2019/20 This will go towards the funding of advanced boat courses for our crews. A grant of £500 has been recieved by Portsmouth and Southsea Voluntary Lifeguards, administered by the Hampshire […]

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Plans being made for Return to Southsea Beach


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With RNLI Lifeguards returning to multiple beaches this weekend, including 2 beaches in Southsea, we would like to remind the public that Portsmouth and Southsea Voluntary Lifeguards will not be patrolling this weekend amid the COVID-19 outbreak, although plans are underway to resume our patrols on Southsea beach. We are urging the public to be […]

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Decision made to Pause Lifeguard Operations on Southsea Beach


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​Portsmouth and Southsea Voluntary Lifeguards have made the decision to pause our lifeguard operations on Southsea Beach due to Covid-19 outbreak. Following the government guidance to social distance and remain home while the COVID-19 outbreak continues, PSVL will be pausing their lifeguard patrols on Southsea beach, which were scheduled to return this weekend for the […]

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Queen’s New Year’s Honours List for his Voluntary services


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Portsmouth Lifeguards Member of 50 years and Senior Coxswain Roly Warmington has been named in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List for his Voluntary services of 50 years to Portsmouth and Southsea Voluntary Lifeguards and 40 years to Portsmouth Coastguard Rescue Team. Roly Started out as a Lifeguard at PSVL at a young age and […]

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Portsea Rescue 1 Tasked Twice During Training Session


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Whilst conducting their regular Tuesday night training session, the Portsmouth and Southsea Voluntary Lifeguards were tasked twice by Solent Coastguard to assist a broken down yacht and to search for a swimmer off of Southsea Castle. As lifeguard members were gathering for their regular Tuesday evening training, Portsea Rescue 1 was asked by Solent Coastguard […]

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Portsea Rescue 1 Conducts Search for Person In water


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Whilst out on a local area patrol, Portsea Rescue 1 was tasked by Solent Coastguard to investigate possible person in distress off Roway Wreck after radio transmissions were heard on channel 16, an international distress channel. At 15:50 on Sunday 24th June, Portsea Rescue 1 was tasked to possible person in the water off Roway […]

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Portsea Rescue 1 Launch and Incidents 13/05/17


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The launch of our new Inshore Rescue Boat was a day to remember. Not only was Portsea Rescue 1 launched successfully, but the Portsmouth and Southsea Voluntary Lifeguards attended two incidents as well.  Whilst on the way to the Camber docks to watch the launching of their new lifeboat, members of the Portsmouth and Southsea […]

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Brand new Portsea Rescue 1 Responds to her first Incident


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Being less than 2 months old and already responding to her first incident, our brand new lifeboat was certainly put through her paces today! While carrying out engine trials in the local area, the new Portsea Rescue 1 was tasked by Solent Coastguard to respond to a 999 call to the reports that there were […]

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