News & Events
Lest We Forget
11th November, 2021
We remember, with humility; the great and the ultimate sacrifices that were made in war, where our service personnel have fought, to ensure the liberty and freedoms that we now take for granted.
At the going down of the sun, and in the morning, we will remember them.
Lest we forget.
Horse Racing and Humber Swim Presentation
01st October, 2021
Join us for a fun filled evening of fundraising at The Hase, from 7:30pm on Friday 15th October.
With money and great prizes to be won, they will be hosting horse racing, raffles & more.
Along with The Humber Swim they will also be presenting Humber Rescue with monies raised.
14th September, 2021
We’d like to say a big thank you to Hamers Solicitors for their generous donation.
It was a pleasure to host them at Humber Rescue yesterday evening and give them the chance to experience the river onboard our lifeboat Olive Hunt, with some of them taking the helm.
Merchant Navy Day
03rd September, 2021
Today marks Merchant Navy Day.
We honour the brave men and women who made many sacrifices during both World Wars, with over 55,000 never to return.
The Merchant Navy continues to supply Britain to this day with a staggering 95% of all goods entering Britain doing so via shipping.
25th August, 2021
Today we visited The Peel Project. It was great to meet the volunteers & children they support.
With one of their volunteer in our kit we were able to demonstrate the kit to the children. We look forward to seeing them down at our station to show them around and teach them the dangers of water and how to stay safe.
Humber Swims 2021
16th August, 2021
Yesterday was the third Humber swim of the year, it’s a pleasure to support all the swimmers as these swims are essential for us, they help raise much needed funds to help keep us going, with over £9,000 raised so far this year, which is just incredible! A special thanks to all the swimmers and all those involved!
ShopJacksUK Charity Day
28th June, 2021
A big thank you, to Shopjacksuk for lending a hand with the cleaning of our lifeboat station last Friday, along with donating some food and drinks for our volunteers.
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
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.
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
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.
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..
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
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.
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.
Get your 2021 Calendars
16th October, 2020
Our 2021 Calendars are now on sale for £10! All profits go directly to Humber Rescue.
Buying our calendar makes you a life saver! Help us continue to provide our service on the Humber Estuary.
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.
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:
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.