Search

Daily lifeguard patrols set to return for summer months

PUBLISHED: 14:18 04 July 2019 | UPDATED: 14:20 04 July 2019

Daily RNLI lifeguard patrols are set to return to beaches in Lowestoft and Southwold this summer. Picture: Liam Fayle-Parr/RNLI

Daily RNLI lifeguard patrols are set to return to beaches in Lowestoft and Southwold this summer. Picture: Liam Fayle-Parr/RNLI

Archant

Life-saving patrols along the region’s coastline will begin on a daily basis as the summer season gets under way.

Daily RNLI lifeguard patrols are set to return to beaches in Lowestoft and Southwold this summer. Picture: Liam Fayle-Parr/RNLIDaily RNLI lifeguard patrols are set to return to beaches in Lowestoft and Southwold this summer. Picture: Liam Fayle-Parr/RNLI

RNLI lifeguards will return to Lowestoft North and Southwold South beaches from Saturday, July 6 until September 8, patrolling between 10am and 6pm every day.

You may also want to watch:

The beaches have already been patrolled by the charity's lifeguards since May 25, but from this weekend there will be a substantial increase in numbers.

RNLI lifeguard supervisor Liam Fayle-Parr said: "95pc of our role is about prevention and at this time we would like to remind everyone how important it is to swim at a lifeguarded beach between the red and yellow flags.

Daily RNLI lifeguard patrols are set to return to beaches in Lowestoft and Southwold this summer. Picture: Liam Fayle-Parr/RNLIDaily RNLI lifeguard patrols are set to return to beaches in Lowestoft and Southwold this summer. Picture: Liam Fayle-Parr/RNLI

"Our lifeguards are looking forward to returning to the beaches and have completed all vital training to ensure the safety of all beach goers.

"We will be present to provide peace of mind, advice and to assist beach-goers in any way we can."


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Eastern Daily Press. Click the link in the yellow box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad. Coronavirus is one of the greatest challenges our community has ever faced, but if we all play our part we will defeat it. We're here to serve as your advocate and trusted source of local information.

In these testing times, your support is more important than ever. Thank you.

Most Read

Most Read

Latest from the Eastern Daily Press