Lifeguard service returns to Sidmouth for 2024

We’re delighted to share that our Beach Lifeguard Team will be returning to Sidmouth this weekend for their fourth year of service. 🧡 Lifeguards will be back on duty for the May half term (Saturday 25th May until Sunday 2nd June). 🧡 There will then be weekend cover until 20th July. 🧡 Full-time service will…

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Sidmouth Emergency Services Open Day – Sunday, 27th August 2023

Come and meet fire fighters, ambulance crews, police officers and the lifeboat crew! Look around the appliances and lifeboat – make sure to ask lots of questions! Raffle, table top sale, face painting, bouncy castle and more. Fancy Dress competition! Sunday, 27th August 2023 | 11am – 3pm | Sidmouth Fire Station.

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Friday 25th August – Sidmouth Regatta Air Show

Sidmouth Independent Lifeboat will be assisting once again with safety cover. If you are intending on watching the display out on the water, please take note of this Water Safety Notice: For more, please see the notice from the event organisers below:

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Flag Day Activities at Sidmouth Independent Lifeboat Station

Saturday, 12th August 2023 is Flag Day – the one day of the year where we are able to fundraise around town for Sidmouth Independent Lifeboat. From 10am – 2pm we will have lots of activities going on at the Lifeboat Station and in town, including: Sidmouth 2 (more affectionately known as “Speedy”) will also be making a trip into town to help…

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Sidmouth Lifeguards teach local schools about Sea Safety

Sidmouth Lifeboat Lifeguards will be visiting local schools this summer term to talk to pupils about sea safety. Do you know who to call if you see someone in trouble on the water? Do you know who to ask for? And what do those coloured flags mean? If you know a school that would like…

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The arrival of summer brings a flurry of call outs for Sidmouth Independent Lifeboat

With the warmer weather continuing and plenty of activity taking place around the coastline, Sidmouth Independent Lifeboat has undergone four taskings in the last two weeks.  Most recently, on the evening of Monday, 6th June 2023, Sidmouth Independent Lifeboat was tasked to a small yacht that had run aground by the Rock Islands at Sidmouth Beach. Sidmouth Lifeboat’s Sea Rider,…

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Sidmouth Beach Lifeguard Service Returns for 2023 Season

Sidmouth Independent Lifeboat is delighted to be operating the Lifeguard service on Sidmouth beach again this year. The Lifeguards will be back on duty for the May half term (Saturday 27th May until Sunday 4th June), after which the team will patrol the beach on the weekends only, until 17th July when full-time service will run until…

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Sidmouth Beach Lifeguards respond to hot weather with extended service.

It might be feeling a little cooler this morning, but that’s not to say the heat of the last few days is over. Due to the extreme weather conditions – and the expected increase in people using our beaches to keep cool – Sidmouth Beach Lifeguards will be starting full-time service earlier than planned. The…

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