News & Events

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Crew Member Rich McKeatings Ultramarathon

26th May, 2021

This Friday our volunteer crew member Rich McKeating is attempting to run 160 miles in one go! Raising money for Humber Rescue & The Royal Marines Charity, the Hardmoors 160 ‘The Ring Of Steele’ Ultramarathon starts at Sutton Banks. The runners only have 50 hours to complete the course, with the finish at Helmsley.


Please show your support by heading over to his giving page - https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/RichMcKeating1/2

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Solution to Parking Issues

31st March, 2021

Today, our trustees met with local MP Emma Hardy & East Riding of Yorkshire Council to help find a solution with the parking issues around our station.

With a positive outcome, which will allow 24/7 launching of our lifeboats.

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COVID-19 Vaccinations

13th March, 2021

A big thank you to Witham Late Night Pharmacy for reaching out and inviting our volunteers for their COVID vaccinations. This means not only are our volunteers safer, but those that we rescue and the other emergency services we work alongside.

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New Helmets to protect our Crews

22nd February, 2021

We’re delighted that Eon Visual Media & Springfield Solutions have donated 14 much needed new Gecko helmets to us.


Our old helmets are coming to the end of their lives, and the new replacements mean our volunteer crew members can continue to operate and save lives on the Humber Estuary. From all of us at Humber Rescue, thank you! 

Helmet photos by: Adam Doody Photography

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Support Harry's Fundraising

06th February, 2021

Catch Harry on BBC Radio Humberside tomorrow afternoon (07/02/21) at 3:15pm talking about his challenge, to cycle the equivalent of Hull to Paris over the course of this month in aid of Humber Rescue.


To support Harry please visit: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/harry-crawforth2

Are you interested in raising money for us? Get in touch via our social media channels or website.

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Bollard Pull Test

17th January, 2021

We would like to thank ABP for allowing us to conduct a bollard pul test inside King George Dock this morning. Our 

A bollard pull test tells us what our towing/pulling power is. For us to do the test it had to be done in as much of a controlled environment as possible, that’s why inside a dock suited us well. The test showed the pulling power is 1.4 tonnes for our new Rescue Boat..

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Christmas Competition

29th December, 2020

We are excited to announce our children’s Christmas colouring competition, with some great prizes up for grabs! All you need to do is print off the image from the Get Involved page. Once completed send it to us on either Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, and don’t forget to include the name and age of the artist.

Winnter to be announced 01/01/2021 5pm

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Amazon Smile

25th November, 2020

Do you shop on Amazon? You can now select us as your charity, which means we get 0.5% of the net purchase price donated to us from Amazon. All you need to do is use smile.amazon.co.uk and select Humber Rescue, instead of using amazon.co.uk. For mobile users open your Amazon app click the 3 lines > Settings > AmazonSmile and search for Humber Rescue.

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Slipway Repairs Begin

21st November, 2020

Work has begun on the Humber Rescue Slipway that will make it possible for us to continue saving lives on the Humber Estuary.

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New Rescue Boat

13th November, 2020

We have welcomed the arrival of a new boat. This wouldn't have been possible without the public's kind donations and on going support in helping us continue saving lives on the Humber Estuary. Thank you!

The boat is now in service and ready to help anyone who needs our assistance.

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Dave Roberts Retires

31st October, 2020

Best wishes to our chairman, Dave Roberts, on his retirement from his day job. Dave is our longest serving crew member with over 30 years dedicated service and will continue on with Humber Rescue as chairman and crew member.

Photo Credit: Yorkshire Post

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Get your 2021 Calendars

16th October, 2020

Our 2021 Calendars are now on sale for £10! All profits go directly to Humber Rescue.

Buy it online: https://py.pl/279bS6UlAFK

Buying our calendar makes you a life saver! Help us continue to provide our service on the Humber Estuary.

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Community Shop

26th September, 2020

Humber Rescue would like to say a thank you to the New Community Shop based in Market Weighton. Upon the farewell of their shop, they have chosen Humber Rescue as one of their beneficiaries in kindly donating a large sum of money.

It is contributions like these which are testament to the support the community provides.

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110 Mile Marathon

12th August, 2020

In just over 1 week our volunteer crew member Rich McKeating will be running in a 110 mile marathon to raise money for both Humber Rescue and The Royal Marines Charity.

 

Head over to his Virgin Money Giving Page:

https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/RichMckeating2

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Foreshore Litter Pick

13th June, 2020

Humber Rescue Volunteers put away their life jackets and took out their litter pickers today, opting to spend their Saturday afternoon in the sun and removing litter from Hessle Foreshore; keeping the area clean for the whole community.

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VE Day

09th May, 2020

Yesterday evening, a small number of our volunteer crew members came down to the boathouse, and shined torches into the air to celebrate the anniversary of VE Day.

Marking 75 years since the end of the Second World War in Europe.

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Safety Announcement

19th March, 2020

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic situation it has been decided by our Chairman to close down access to our boathouse for the safety of our crew and public.


Following government guidelines we will notify and update where possible when we will be reopening to the public.