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Sky Dive for Richard McNally

Sep 7th, 2015 | By

Have you ever thought of jumping out of an aeroplane from 10,000 ft? Have you ever had the courage to go through with it? Have you ever thought of using that jump to raise sponsorship in memory of someone? Well that is exactly what one very brave woman did recently on behalf of her late

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RLSS Poole Triumph at Life Saving Champs

Sep 6th, 2015 | By

A GREAT result at the RLSS Southern Regional Lifesaving Championships – A well deserved 1st place for both our senior boys and senior girls pairs. This means that both teams have now progressed through the ‘RLSS Wessex Branch Competition’. Won the RLSS Southern Region Competition and now go onto represent the RLSS Southern Region at

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Brownsea Swim 2015

Aug 7th, 2015 | By

Once again, another truly wonderful Brownsea Island Swim, the weather held up beautifully and the wind against tide made for an extremely tough swim on the back half of the island, right into the finish funnel. It was certainly a much talked about topic by the swimmers on the finish line whilst getting their breath

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PBCLSA Summer Twilight No.3 at Poole

Jul 22nd, 2015 | By

With the help of members from other clubs as well as our own, RLSS Poole LG hosted the 3rd PBCLSA Summer Twilight of the 2015 series. Close to 60 competitors turned out from our neighbouring clubs within the PBCLSA, Christchurch, Boscombe, Southbourne, Bournemouth, Branksome and of course our own members from Poole. Great fun was

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RLSS Wessex – OWD 2015

Jul 21st, 2015 | By

On the Sunday 19th July our club welcomed fellow Lifesavers from across the branch as it hosted the 3rd Wessex Branch Open Water Day. Following on from the success of last year’s event, the Branch had organised 2 events for 2015, one having been held 4 weeks prior hosted by our neighbouring club RLSS Boscombe

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Poole Beach Sports Festival

Jul 12th, 2015 | By

RLSS Poole Lifeguard were at it again today with another great publicity stand right on our home turf – Sandbanks Beach, what more could you ask for! Well- sunshine for one thing and no rain for another. But I guess we can’t always have what we want. It was cloudy all day and rained practically

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First Summer Beach Twilight

May 16th, 2015 | By

A reminder that the first Summer Beach Twilight takes place at Branksome Chine this Wednesday (20th). If you are 12 years old or above, and want to take part, you will need to be at Branksome Chine, 6pm for a 6:30pm start. You can sign up at the beach sessions tomorrow, via email, or else post

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RLSS Wessex Comp Success

May 6th, 2015 | By

Well done to Sam Harrison, George Kennedy, Emma Marjason and Sophie Torok who competed at the RLSS Wessex championships. Both pairs came second and are through to the regionals in September. Brilliant effort, well done! Now the real training begins!!!!



NHYC 50th Anniversary Celebration Event

Mar 6th, 2015 | By

RLSS Poole Lifeguard was invited to the North Haven yacht club’s 50th Anniversary celebration weekend on the 21st and the 22nd of February 2015. RLSS Poole had our own publicity stand, where we were able to promote the club alongside other organisations such as the RNLI, Coastguard and the MVS. During this weekend the club

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Government Grant awarded to RLSS Poole Lifeguard.

Mar 1st, 2015 | By

The club was recently awarded a government grant of £7000.00 to be used to purchase new Dry Suits and Safety Helmets for use with our Rescue Boat IRB Legacy. The cheque was presented by the government minister The Right Honourable, Mr John Hayes, Minister of Transport at a ceremony which was very kindly hosted by

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