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Post Liverpool Marathon update

On 9th October 2011 I ran the Liverpool Marathon for the RNLI. It was an experience like no other. If you’ve been following my progress over the past few months you will know that it hasn’t been easy. After my first 15 mile run I could hardly walk. I had breathing issues due to a […]

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Dave Lowe

Dave Lowe, RNLI volunteer at the New Brighton RNLI station. Dave’s been a member for 2-3 years now. He followed his brother, who is the hovercraft commander, into the RNLI. Dave is the helmsman on the RNLI boat. Last run tonight. 2 – 3 miles. Drinking lots of water / gatorade and eating lots of […]

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Ian Warbuton

Ian Warbuton, RNLI volunteer at the New Brighton RNLI station. He’s been a volunteer for 6 years now. He drives the tractor that pulls the RNLI launch down to the river. It’s quite a clever tractor because the cab can turn around on its own. This allows him to turn around without having to move […]

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Tim Weare

Tim Weare, RNLI member at the New Brighton RNLI station.

 He’s married with 2 kids. I asked him how that is when he could be called away at any time of day to jump on a boat and save lives. He said they’re very understanding. 

His boss is too. Something that never really occurred to […]

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Gary Howland

Gary Howland, RNLI volunteer at the New Brighton station…He used to work on cruise ships and moved to the area in 2003. He joined the RNLI 6 years ago because he missed getting wet. Currently studying a degree in Mechanical Engineering at JMU he hopes to get into the Merchant Navy. I did my last […]

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Steve Hughes – RNLI

Steve Hughes, RNLI volunteer. 

Steve is a cameraman by day working on TV shows. Quite a bit different to donning waterproof gear and saving lives. He’s been a volunteer for 2 years now and has an interest in sailing which got him into becoming a volunteer. He’s a crewmember on the lifeboat at New Brighton […]

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