The crew of the Silloth Lifeboat are all volunteers, with the station playing an important role in the local community. get a lot of
There are a lot of organised group visits to the lifeboat station throughout the year varying from schools, Women’s Institute, Rotary clubs and other societies. The school groups usually link visits to educational topics and projects that the children are involved with in class. Safety, Environment, Sea, Beach, Natural History, Pollution (quality), Geography and Sea Defences are just some of the topics that are covered.
The lifeboat & crew have a lot of community involvement for example Carnival Day, Vintage Rally Weekend, Exiles Motorcycle Rally Weekend, Olympic Week with the local school (Tech College) and also talks with Parkinson Society. They also represent and attend various Open Days, Naming Ceremonies, Sea Sunday Service and other events such as Trawler Races at Maryport and “Cross Border Raid” at Annan.
Below are photos of a recent visit by pupils from the local school.