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'You couldn't make it up' – sailor blocks in RNLI boat, then needs rescuing

'You couldn't make it up' – sailor blocks in RNLI boat, then needs rescuing

'You couldn't make it up' – sailor blocks in RNLI boat, then needs rescuing

A SAILOR delayed their own rescue by Calshot RNLI after blocking one of its lifeboats in with their car.


Blackfield man charged after road crash on narrow New Forest lane

Blackfield man charged after road crash on narrow New Forest lane

Blackfield man charged after road crash on narrow New Forest lane

A MAN has been charged with drink-drinking after a road crash in the New Forest on Wednesday afternoon.


Dad blasts police who told friend before family of his son’s death at Lepe

Dad blasts police who told friend before family of his son’s death at Lepe

Dad blasts police who told friend before family of his son’s death at Lepe

A FATHER has hit out at police after revealing how he reported his son missing only to discover officers had found his body four hours earlier.


Fire engulfs bedroom at Langley home

Fire engulfs bedroom at Langley home

Fire engulfs bedroom at Langley home

FIREFIGHTERS battled a blaze which broke out in the bedroom of a home in St Francis Road, Langley, near Blackfield, on Sunday morning.


Hampshire's Afghanistan refugees 'settling in well'

Hampshire's Afghanistan refugees 'settling in well'

Hampshire's Afghanistan refugees 'settling in well'

REFUGEES who fled Afghanistan are integrating well into Hampshire communities, according to politicians and charity bosses.


Royal honour for Solent rescue service

Royal honour for Solent rescue service

Royal honour for Solent rescue service

SOLENT Rescue were delighted to receive the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service in recognition of the hard work they do keeping people safe.


Plane crash off Calshot 'likely fuel starvation'

Plane crash off Calshot 'likely fuel starvation'

Plane crash off Calshot 'likely fuel starvation'

A LIGHT aircraft which crashed into the Solent had suffered a loss of power that was "probably due to fuel starvation", a report has revealed.


Calshot RNLI crew to feature in tonight's episode of Saving Lives at Sea

Calshot RNLI crew to feature in tonight's episode of Saving Lives at Sea

Calshot RNLI crew to feature in tonight's episode of Saving Lives at Sea

THE volunteer lifeboat crew will be taking to the small screen on the BBC at 8pm.


Rescue after catamaran capsizes near Solent shipping lane

Rescue after catamaran capsizes near Solent shipping lane

Rescue after catamaran capsizes near Solent shipping lane

RNLI rescuers rushed to the aid of a capsized catamaran which drifted dangerously close to the Solent’s main shipping lane off Calshot Spit.


Paddle boarder dies after rescue off Lepe beach

Paddle boarder dies after rescue off Lepe beach

Paddle boarder dies after rescue off Lepe beach

POLICE are urging witnesses to come forward after a paddle boarder died following an incident off Lepe beach on Saturday afternoon.


Paddle boarders rescued from shipping lane

Paddle boarders rescued from shipping lane

Paddle boarders rescued from shipping lane

CALSHOT RNLI rescued two paddle boarders who drifted into a shipping lane close to a large container ship in Southampton Water.


Call for better warnings at New Forest beach after four children swept away by strong currents

Call for better warnings at New Forest beach after four children swept away by strong currents

Call for better warnings at New Forest beach after four children swept away by strong currents

THERE have been calls for extra warning signs at a popular New Forest beach after children were swept away by strong currents twice within a week.


'Hero' rescuer needs emergency help after saving children in water off Lepe Beach

'Hero' rescuer needs emergency help after saving children in water off Lepe Beach

'Hero' rescuer needs emergency help after saving children in water off Lepe Beach

A MAN collapsed and was left gasping for breath after helping rescue three children caught by the current off Lepe Beach yesterday (Monday) afternoon.


Medal for RNLI crew member's 30 years' service

Medal for RNLI crew member's 30 years' service

Medal for RNLI crew member's 30 years' service

A CALSHOT RNLI crew member who has served with the station for 30 years has been presented with a long service medal.


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