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Sent in by John Kinsman, operations manager Coastwatch St Monans, east Fife Lifeboat rescue A stricken fishing boat with three people on board was towed to safety by two Fife lifeboats in appalling conditions just off east Wemyss in west Fife. The boat suffered engine failure after a rod got caught round it’s propeller in …

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Sent in by John Kinsman, operations manager Coastwatch St Monans, east Fife. Featured image shows Pittenweem harbour. Fife harbour calls received in Brighton An ex Pittenweem resident fears lives are being put at risk as he is receiving calls from people trying to contact the Fife fishing harbour nearly 400 hundred miles away in Brighton. …

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Sent in by John Kinsman, operations manager Coastwatch St Monans, east Fife. Featured image shows the Coastwatch station in the old St Monans windmill. Search for person A search for a person in the water around Kinghorn coast in Fife was stood down after items of clothes were claimed. A rescue helicopter and lifeboats began …

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Sent in by John Kinsman, operations manager at Coastwatch St Monans, east Fife. Featured image shows the old windmill at St Monans, where the coastwatch station is based. Credit J Kinsman. Fundraisers fight for £2.5m lifeboat promised RNLI fundraisers say they will fight any prospect of Arbroath losing out on the state of the art …

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Sent in by John Kinsman, operations manager Coastwatch St Monans, Fife. Featured image shows the old windmill at St Monans, where the coastwatch station is based. Credit J Kinsman. Lifeboat rescues yacht A lifeboat from Anstruther, Fife was called out to help a stricken yacht after it broke down close to the site of a …

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Sent in by John Kinsman, operations manager Coastwatch St Monans, east Fife Children rescued as dinghy blown out to sea A group of children were rescued after being blown out to sea on a dinghy at Broughty Ferry. The local lifeboat and coastguard teams were alerted after the youngsters got into trouble while on an …

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Sent in by John Kinsman, operations manager at Coastwatch St Monans, east Fife Major search A major rescue search was launched after a sighting of a person in the river Tay at Perth. Police were alerted after a member of the public reported seeing a person near Moncreiffe Island and officers were joined by personal …

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Sent in by John Kinsman, operations manager at Coastwatch St Monans, east Fife. Cliff fall A man was taken to hospital after falling from cliffs at Arbroath. A major rescue operation was launched after reports of a man had fallen at the cliffs which are more than 200ft at some points. Coastguard teams attended the …

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Sent in by John Kinsman, operations manager Coastwatch St Monans, east Fife Diver dies A man died after getting into difficulty in the water while diving near Kinghorn beach, Fife, on Sunday morning April 10th. Emergency services, including HM coastguard rescue helicopter were sent to the beach at around 10am after reports that a person …

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Sent in by John Kinsman, operations manager at Coastwatch St Monans, east Fife. Fife cliff fall A woman was airlifted to hospital in Edinburgh after falling from a cliff at Aberdour in Fife. Coastguards were called to the Fife coastal village following reports from the Scottish ambulance service of a fall. Rescue teams from Kinghorn, …