It is with great pride we can announce today that Coastwatch Redcar has been granted the prestigious King’s Award for Voluntary Service. This honour is the equivalent of an MBE for the voluntary sector and was previously called the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service. It was created in 2002 to mark the celebration of Queen […]
West Fife Coastwatch have relocated to a new permanent location. the new site is at North Queensferry Harbour. They are now operating from a custom trailer that they have had converted for there needs. the new site has more traffic, water sports and a local rowing club local to them. SSG wishes them every success
It’s wonderful that there was a great turnout for Merchant Navy Day in Llandudno! Merchant Navy Day is a special occasion to honor and pay tribute to the contributions and sacrifices of seafarers who serve in the Merchant Navy. These individuals play a crucial role in maintaining international trade and ensuring the safe transportation of
Sadly have to advise you that Bill Wilson the Manager of Hartlepool Coastwatch Station has passed away. “Fair Winds and Following Seas to you Sir. Stand down, Duty Done“. Sadly the Station has also had to close down due to the shortage of Watchkeepers also.
Due to the improving situation within the Fife area. Coastwatch St. Monans has resumed full duties as of the 5th April. The crews will operate in family bubbles to reduce risk. We will continue to monitor the local situation and act as required. The (windmill) station will remain closed to visitors until such time that
Due to the Scottish mainland natiional full lockdown for the rest of January, it’s has been decided for safety reasons to discontinue Coastwatch lookout duties from 5th January. We will however continue to do occasional foot patrols. HM Coastguards Aberdeen have been informed Signed john kinsman OPERATIONS MANAGER COASTWATCH ST MONANS