Category Archives: Safety Map News

Nine-Year-Old Kai Lambe Drowns in River Doveweir on river Dove

A nine-year-old boy who died after falling into the River Dove in Staffordshire has been named by police as Kai Lambe from Hatton, Derbyshire. He slipped into a weir near Tutbury Mill at about 18:00 BST on Friday. The fire … Continue reading

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Passer-by Saves 4 Year Old from Drowning in SwanseaSwansea Kilvey Hill

A passer-by who saved a four-year-old boy from drowning said he feared they would die in the rescue. Mark Hopkins, 50, from Port Tennant, jumped fully clothed into the Old Prince of Wales dock, Swansea Marina, when the child plunged … Continue reading

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Toddler Saved From Drowning on Anglesey Beachaberffraw beach

The quick thinking of two Anglesey men helped to save a two year old girl from drowning on the beach in Aberffraw. Angela Whittingham, who was on holiday with her parents, had to be given mouth-to-mouth resuscitation after she had … Continue reading

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Young Body Boarder Saved By RNLIRNLI

A youngster cried out after he was dragged out by powerful currents while body boarding off Crooklets beach in Bude, Cornwall. RNLI lifeguard Joby Wolfenden-Brown heard him from the shore and paddled out on his rescue board to grab him before … Continue reading

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Fourth Boy Drowns within the Space of a Week during National HeatwaveDrowning UK

Four young males have all died over the past week in the United Kingdom in a spate of drownings all over the country. It has led to widespread calls to raise awareness for water safety for all youngsters. Arran Cooper, … Continue reading

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Runner Dives in to Save Drowning Man in River ThamesRunner dived into Thames to save drowning man

A runner dived into the River Thames to rescue a drowning man near Charing Cross Bridge on Monday, July 7. Have-a-go hero Ben Corr, 36, of Ealing threw a life ring then plunged into the river from the footpath to … Continue reading

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Teen Saved After Posting Urgent Update on FacebookFacebook

A teenager drowning at sea was saved after he used his mobile to post an SOS – on FACEBOOK. The 18-year-old was tossed into the water when his dinghy capsized and managed to cling on long enough to reach his … Continue reading

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Jedward Nearly Drown on North Dublin BeachJedward

Jedward, the Irish pop group, has been rescued by the Irish Coast Guard after they became trapped by the incoming tide in north Dublin. The twins, John and Edward Grimes, were with another family member when they got into difficulty … Continue reading

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Drowned 17 year old at Foulridge reservoir identified as James Goodshipfoulridge reservoir

A 17-year-old boy who drowned after getting into difficulties at a reservoir in Lancashire has been identified as James Goodship. He was one of seven people who got on to a floating jetty at Burwain Sailing Club, Foulridge, two miles … Continue reading

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Mother leaps in to save child as pram rolls into River ExeRiver Exe

A young girl’s mum leapt into the water after a buggy, with her daughter strapped inside, rolled into the River Exe at Exeter Quay in Devon during a dragon boat racing event. Quick-thinking passers-by also hurled themselves into the water … Continue reading

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