We're proud of the lifesaving work our volunteers do in the Channel – we make no apology for it. Those we rescue are vulnerable people in danger & distress. Each of them is someone’s father, mother, son or daughter - every life is precious. This is why we launch:
The Covid-19 rapid testing centre is running in Garelochhead this week for those with no symptoms.
Getting tested is a key step in reducing infection rates.
Testing is available Wed – Sat, 9.30am – 4.30pm in Gibson Hall. No appointment necessary. https://bit.ly/3ly66XD
We are urging everyone to take care around water. If you find yourself in trouble, stay calm, extend arms and legs and float on your back, shout for help.
Make sure everyone is aware of the risks and please stay safe in this warm weather.
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Congratulations and thanks to the decidated @GortaMorGla Committee for their work to build this memorial to An Gorta Mór.
A very moving ceremony to unveil The Tower of Silence in it's home in St Mary's in the Calton this afternoon.
Please, please, be careful if swimming in one of the many beautiful Lochs and rivers across Scotland.
The past 48hrs have seen the deaths of 3 children (a further child is still missing), and 2 adults in water accidents.
Absolutely heartbreaking so please take care in water.
It’s 0200 and the light from the full moon over Gourock is reflecting off the Clyde, making visible the tree tops and the roofs and chimneys of Kilcreggan. What a beautiful night… morning.