A lifeboat crew has been launched in the North-east following reports that a vessel's captain has taken ill.
Five men were rescued after their fishing boat broke down off the North-east coast. The fishermen called for assistance when their vessel lost power or hydraulics three miles south east of Peterhead last night. RNLI Peterhead Lifeboat was launched to recover the boat at 9.50pm. The lifeboat towed the fishing boat and crew back to Peterhead harbour.
Coastguard and RNLI teams were called to rescue a man whose yacht got into difficulty in the North-east.
A lifeboat crew was called to help an injured person on a fishing boat in a North-east harbour.
A mum whose son died in a helicopter tragedy has helped raise £125,000 for the RNLI.
A lifeboat charity has received a £10,000 donation as thanks for helping restore electricity to flood-hit North-east homes by using rocket-powered line throwers.
Rescue figures released today show the scope of the work done by the RNLI.
A North-east man who was reported missing today has been traced safe and well.
EMERGENCY services have recovered a body from a river in Aberdeen.
A SERVICE is to be held to commemorate 150 years of the life-saving work of lifeboat crews.
COASTGUARDS have released video footage of a fire on board a vessel which five fishermen abandoned before being rescued.
A MAN who has dedicated more than 30 years of his life to saving others has been forced to step down after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.
A NORTH-EAST lifeboat station is set to celebrate 150 years of saving lives from the grip of the sea.
THE skipper of a small fishing boat had to swim to shore after falling overboard in the North Sea.
SUSPECTED prank call which resulted in a full land, sea and air search is now being investigated by police.