Last Updated 31/10/2014 - The brigade has responded to 89 IRT Callouts and 8 BRT Callout so far this year

Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade honoured with visit from HRH The Countess of Wessex GCVO

Brigade member recognised for dedication to First Aid Training

'Restore The Watch House' - Watch House Closed To The Public - Work Is Nearing Completion!!! - Click here for more information

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The Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade is a voluntary shore based coastal rescue service founded in 1864. We are a Declared Facility to HM Coastguard for Rope Rescue, Coastal Search and Rescue and one of the last remaining trained teams for Ship to Shore Breeches Buoy Rescue. Operating from our Watch House Museum in Tynemouth on the North East coast of England, we work closely with all the emergency services including the local RNLI, (to which we have no affiliation or connection apart from that they are a declared facility like ourselves). In recent years the Brigade has averaged over 120 callouts a year and these range from monitoring and gathering information on broken down boats to recovering cliff casualties from our coastline.

The Watch House Museum displays artefacts, pictures and relics from old shipwrecks chronicling the history of lifesaving on our coastline since 1864. Click on the link above for more information and opening times.

Date of Last Callout : 28th October 2014 - 23.46h - Man In Water After Jumping From High Level Bridge - River Tyne

For information on contacting the Brigade or to find out the address of the musuem please use the link below

The Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade. Registered Charity Number 1093237

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