Support From The Community and Fairlight Stores

Graeme and Leonie Gambrell of Fairlight Stores are always ready to support our charity and, thanks to them, 2020 has kicked off with another donation. As we’ve shared previously, Graeme and Leonie are regular supporters of Pett Level Independent Rescue Boat as... read more

Support from the Community – Rother Police Property Fund

We value all charity support received from local community services and businesses, and on Sunday 2nd February 2020, we were delighted to have another visit from local Rother Police Community Support Officer Daryl Holter.     This isn’t the first time... read more

Sunday Training – A Big Beach Clean Up

As well as our usual training and maintenance of equipment last Sunday, the boat, base and beach crew volunteers were tasked with something else … a big beach clean up. Whether as a result of the tides, some beach-based fly-tipping, dumping of waste at sea or a... read more

Support from the Community – Asda St. Leonards – again!

We’ve enjoyed some fabulous support from Asda St. Leonards in 2019, which was rounded off with another invite to take our Tornado boat up to the shop on Saturday 7th December. Asda chose us as a local charity to support this year and have welcomed us to the shop... read more

Supporting the Community – Surviving Christmas Handover

Our recent spell as a collection point for Surviving Christmas has now come to an end … but we managed to achieve our aim of a brimming box of goodies! We’ve been very pleased to see lots of visitors down at the boathouse, where we’ve been acting as... read more

Supporting the Community – Surviving Christmas Update

It’s time for an update on the Surviving Christmas collection point at the Pett Level Independent Rescue Boat base. The good news is that our boat house has seen quite a few extra visitors over the Sundays in November as we attempt to support a charity that does... read more

Asda St. Leonards Green Token Scheme Success

Here’s a follow up to some of our previous posts about the support we’ve been receiving from Asda St. Leonards and in particular from their Green Token Scheme. Asda’s Green Token Scheme involves shoppers receiving a token, which they can choose to... read more

Support from the Community – Several Thank Yous!

We’ve been humbled by the level of community support we’ve received lately, to boost our fundraising, so this post is dedicated to updating our followers on recent donations and events. It’s amazing really, because much of our fundraising takes place... read more

Supporting the Community – The PAD Is In Place!

The great news is that the Public Access Defibrillator (PAD) is now in place here at the Pett Level Independent Rescue Boat base. Thanks to all of the hard work fundraising, and particularly from the music event fundraiser, we’ve been able to meet our target and... read more

Supporting the Community – Riding for the Disabled

This weekend saw us out and about again having fun supporting a local charity that’s close to our hearts – the local branch of Riding for the Disabled. The local RDA group had planned an exciting Doggy Extravaganza event for Sunday 22nd September 2019.... read more

Meanwhile, Back on Dry Land, Supporting SRUK

The summer’s not just been a busy time for PLIRB volunteers as a whole – for long-serving PLIRB member Jo Barry this summer’s been all about meeting an individual challenge too.  Across the summer Jo’s been a key player in all of the... read more

Bank Holiday Weekend – Shout on Sunday

Sunday 25th August started with our usual training and maintenance session down at the boathouse. During the morning, the beaches continued to fill up with holiday makers, visitors and locals, so at the end of the session, crew member Shaun stayed on at the boathouse... read more

Support from the Community – Coop, Winchelsea Beach

On one of the busiest weekends of the year, we are delighted to have been invited to the Coop, Winchelsea Beach store.  The August Bank Holiday is a busy weekend all around, but especially for a retailer whose store is right next door to a much-loved caravan holiday... read more

Support from the Community – Asda St. Leonards

August has continued to be busy, but in a fantastic way! Very recently, we were invited to bring the Tornado boat up to Asda St. Leonards to spend some time putting fun into fundraising. Yes, Saturday 17th August saw volunteers from our base and boat crews, committee... read more