SLSGB Flood Rescue response to Cumbria

SLSGB declared 2 Type B boat teams to assist in the rescues during the Cumbria Floods. The team joined 20 other boat teams in one of the biggest floods ever faced in Cumbria. The amount of rainfall broke met office recorded for a 24hr period – 341mm. The Team Managers Read More »

New ILS Competition Rule Book 2015

The new ILS competition rules book have now been published, you are able to find these here clicking below. This covers the ILS competition rules generally for the period from 2015 to 2019 Please find the ILS competition rules Here

Notice of General Meeting 4th December 2015

  All members are invited to attend a General Meeting being held on Friday 4th December 2015 at 18:00 at the Thurlestone Hotel, Thurlestone, Devon, TQ7 3NN.  Please see attached letter from our Chairman Pete Lawrence along with the notice and proxy vote.   To consider and vote upon the Read More »


We are delighted to inform you that the following individuals won an award at the 2015 Cornwall Sports Awards. Matthew Trebilcock from Gyllyngvase Surf Life Saving Club won Children’s Coach of the Year 2015 and Emmie Seward-Adams from Crantock Surf Life Saving Club won Community Coach of the Year 2015 Read More »

Your country needs you now!

Now is the time for YOU to be involved in Flood Rescue As a small Life Saving Charity we now sit at the top table of the National search and rescue civil contingencies community and have just been accepted as a full member of the UK SAR Group.  This has Read More »

ERC Guidelines 2015

The new European Resuscitation Council guidelines have been released and the SLSGB team will be looking at the relatively minor implications this raises for us. The guidance shows we have been doing well and that drowning is now a consideration for the UK guidance. Adrian Mayhew,  Surf Life Saving GB National Read More »

Hurricane Joaquin Standby!

Members of the Wessex Flood Rescue Unit and South Worcester Lifesaving Club Flood Rescue Unit were on standby over the weekend of 3rd/4th October to form part of a SLS GB Flood Response Team to go to North Carolina in the USA, to assist our colleagues from the Charlotte Fire Department. Read More »

Teams Selected for the German Cup Pool Lifesaving Event

We are pleased to announce that the Surf Lifesaving Great Britain Team for the German Cup has now been selected… The male and female teams are below in no particular order. Female SUMMER WHITELEY LILY NICHOLLS ZARA WILLIAMS ANYA PIOTROWICZ EMMA HENDERSON   Male ASHLEY LEWIS CHARLIE HAYNES JAKE POWER RICHARD JAGGER Read More »