2018 Sports Events – Advanced Notice

The Sports committee of SLSGB has been working to ensure our sports events are safe and enjoyable for all. Therefore, we have made some changes for 2018 as follows. For all National events, entry will close 3 weeks before the event and all competence awards to compete MUST have been Read More »


Resuscitation Guidance – Increasing Training Demands and a Solution

The Challenge – Over the last 12 months, with your help, we have progressively raised the bar for all those holding an SLSGB award that includes resuscitation with the introduction of “hands on” capability demonstration.  This has been against a UK wide background supported by all first responders and the emergency services Read More »


Teignmouth Beach SLSC – Aviva Community Grant

Teignmouth Beach SLSC have applied for a community grant from Aviva. The money will help the club purchase a new door to replace the rotten door and frame as well as replace the flooring to tackle a damp problem.  The issues are significant for the club. The damp issue is Read More »


2018 National Championships Dates Confirmed

Pool Events: The dates are now confirmed and will be at Cardiff International Pool 24th March – Nipper 8-10 25th March – Nipper 11-13 14th April – Youth 15th April – Open/Masters There are now new smaller Manikins which will be used at the 2018 Pool Championships in all Nipper Read More »


The Emergency Services Show 2017

The annual Emergency Services Show was held at the NEC Birmingham on 20th-21st September  This year the SLSGB SAR Teams presence at the event included a stand in the main hall and powerboat displays on the lake run by our flood rescue teams. In a busy two days alongside the Read More »


Portuguese Man O’ War

Following recent media coverage of large numbers of Portuguese Man O’ War washing up on the Cornish coast the SLSGB Clinical Advisory Group have issued the following bulletin to help understand why the risk is so high and how to treat if stung. What is Portuguese Man O’ War and Read More »


NEW NATIONAL SAFETY GUIDE (NSG)

We are very pleased to advise that following substantial work led by staff and over viewed by the SLSGB Lifesaving Committee, we have completely revised and re drafted the National Safety Guide   The new NSG is written in easy to understand language, sets out clearly how safety cover must be managed Read More »