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Background imageSafety Collection: Blyths new lifeboat Shoreline. Northumberland, North East England

Blyths new lifeboat Shoreline. Northumberland, North East England. Boat number 37-36 Sir Alec Rose, lone round-the-world yachtsman and founder member of the Shoreline membership scheme

Background imageSafety Collection: Blyth, Northumberland Lifeboat crew (left to right) Charlie Hatcher (coxswain)

Blyth, Northumberland Lifeboat crew (left to right) Charlie Hatcher (coxswain), Tommy Moss (2nd coxswain), John Scott (motor mechanic)

Background imageSafety Collection: Early lifeboat at Cresswell, Northumberland. There were three lifeboats at

Early lifeboat at Cresswell, Northumberland. There were three lifeboats at Cresswell, Northumberland, and it is not clear which boat is pictured here

Background imageSafety Collection: The Tynemouth lifeboat Tynesider is lifted into position from where it will

The Tynemouth lifeboat Tynesider is lifted into position from where it will make its journey from The Tyne at Newcastle Quayside to the Town Moor, Newcastle

Background imageSafety Collection: Members of the volunteer Overseas Contingent of the National Fire Service have issued

Members of the volunteer Overseas Contingent of the National Fire Service have issued with special kit in readiness for service

Background imageSafety Collection: The Tynemouth Lifeboat Dinghy. Trevor Fryer

The Tynemouth Lifeboat Dinghy. Trevor Fryer, Paul Henderson and David Thompson put an inshore boat through its paces. Picture taken 23rd July 1984

Background imageSafety Collection: San Francisco detectives Inspector James Bohm (left) and Lester Gance seen here putting

San Francisco detectives Inspector James Bohm (left) and Lester Gance seen here putting their loaded Smith and Wesson 38 revolvers into their trouser holsters before going out on patrol

Background imageSafety Collection: The Teesmouth lifeboat returning to harbour yesterday with the coxswain safe after he was

The Teesmouth lifeboat returning to harbour yesterday with the coxswain safe after he was washed overboard. Picture taken 17th November 1968

Background imageSafety Collection: The Holly Island lifeboat Milburn being launched from Holy Island

The Holly Island lifeboat Milburn being launched from Holy Island, Northumberland, on its way to Berwick. She is 45 feet long by 12.5 feet, and has an 80 h.p. engine. Picture taken 13th June 1930

Background imageSafety Collection: The James Knott lifeboat sails from Cullercoats on her final voyage

The James Knott lifeboat sails from Cullercoats on her final voyage. Four maroons were fired as she started her three-day trip to an Essex yard for repairs

Background imageSafety Collection: Geoff Nugent (pictured but not id d. Possibly the man on the right as he looks like

Geoff Nugent (pictured but not id d. Possibly the man on the right as he looks like the team leader) and his crew aboard the Guide Friendship (serial number B - 514) inshore lifeboat

Background imageSafety Collection: The South Shields lifeboat Bedford. Bedford

The South Shields lifeboat Bedford. Bedford, had been in operation since 1886, (86 years old in 1968) but is being pictured here being hoisted onto a lorry and taken 340 miles away to rest in Exeter

Background imageSafety Collection: The Tynemouth lifeboat Henry Frederick Swan. The Henry Frederick

The Tynemouth lifeboat Henry Frederick Swan. The Henry Frederick Swan lifeboat was built in 1918. and was 41.80 feet (12.75 m) long

Background imageSafety Collection: An advance guard of the army of steelworkers who returned to their jobs at Port Talbot

An advance guard of the army of steelworkers who returned to their jobs at Port Talbot after the strike which lasted six weeks

Background imageSafety Collection: Armoured Tractor, ploughing fields littered with shells and bombs, 31st August 1967

Armoured Tractor, ploughing fields littered with shells and bombs, 31st August 1967. Forestry Commission volunteers help reclaim 900 acres of a Royal Artillery range for forestry work, Trawsfynydd

Background imageSafety Collection: The first lifeboat, The Original built by Henry Greathead of South Shields in

The first lifeboat, The Original built by Henry Greathead of South Shields in 1789. The history of the first ever LifeBoat from https

Background imageSafety Collection: Lollipop lady Ann Liddell escorts children across Road, Stokesley, 14th September 1993

Lollipop lady Ann Liddell escorts children across Road, Stokesley, 14th September 1993

Background imageSafety Collection: Lollipop lady Janet Taylor on duty at the junction of Trunk Road with Kings Road

Lollipop lady Janet Taylor on duty at the junction of Trunk Road with Kings Road, North Ormesby, 9th November 1995

Background imageSafety Collection: Poet Pam Ayres fully expected to perform her first jump today at RAF Weston-on-the-Green

Poet Pam Ayres fully expected to perform her first jump today at RAF Weston-on-the-Green, where she is learning to parachute with the RAF Sport Parachute Association

Background imageSafety Collection: A young boy feeds a hippo a loaf of bread whilst riding on his back at Coventry Zoo

A young boy feeds a hippo a loaf of bread whilst riding on his back at Coventry Zoo, West Midlands. 23rd May 1969

Background imageSafety Collection: Skate City opens in London on the South Bank on 26th August 1977

Skate City opens in London on the South Bank on 26th August 1977. It is Britains first commercial skateboard park costing 100, 000 to develop. 14-year-old Jonathan Turnbull of London in action

Background imageSafety Collection: Steeplejack Fred Dibnah brought down the 100 foot Jameson

Steeplejack Fred Dibnah brought down the 100 foot Jamesons fireclay works chimney at Corbridge, Northumberland on 26 April 1987

Background imageSafety Collection: The Cullercoats lifeboat Sir James Knott arrives at North Shields with a

The Cullercoats lifeboat Sir James Knott arrives at North Shields with a damaged bow. SIR JAMES KNOTT was built as an Oakley twin screw motor lifeboat by Groves

Background imageSafety Collection: The new lifeboat City of Leeds arrives at Redcar, North Yorkshire

The new lifeboat City of Leeds arrives at Redcar, North Yorkshire. The official launch ceremony for the Royal National Lifeboat " City of Leeds" at Redcar was in August 1951

Background imageSafety Collection: The rescuers of the Teesmouth lifeboat (left to right) Peter Race, Bob Easton

The rescuers of the Teesmouth lifeboat (left to right) Peter Race, Bob Easton, Roy Copeman, Chris Jones, Tony Jameson and John Race. Picture taken 26th January 1986

Background imageSafety Collection: The old South Shields lifeboat Tyne built in 1833

The old South Shields lifeboat Tyne built in 1833. The Tyne Lifeboat, the worlds second oldest lifeboat in existence and one of the North Easts most important examples of maritime heritage

Background imageSafety Collection: The launching ceremony of the newly named lifeboat Mary Joicey

The launching ceremony of the newly named lifeboat Mary Joicey. More than 3, 000 saw Newbiggins new £ 45, 000 lifeboat officially named the Mary Joicey on Saturday

Background imageSafety Collection: The largest self-righting lifeboat to be built for the Royal National Lifeboat

The largest self-righting lifeboat to be built for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution, was tested at Portsmouth today. It was the 48ft

Background imageSafety Collection: Prototype lifeboat launching tractor being tested by the Hoylake lifeboat crew

Prototype lifeboat launching tractor being tested by the Hoylake lifeboat crew. The machine, costing over £ 50, 000, is being tested at various lifeboat stations around the coast

Background imageSafety Collection: The Hoylake lifeboat Mary Gabriel displayed on the beach for visitors at the Hoylake

The Hoylake lifeboat Mary Gabriel displayed on the beach for visitors at the Hoylake lifeboat station on the Wirral, Merseyside. 23rd August 1982

Background imageSafety Collection: Sarah and Anthony Hanlon offer their congratulations to the lifeboat coxswain John

Sarah and Anthony Hanlon offer their congratulations to the lifeboat coxswain John McDermott at the Hoylake lifeboat station. 23rd August 1982

Background imageSafety Collection: Lollipop Man Retires, Billingham, 1976

Lollipop Man Retires, Billingham, 1976

Background imageSafety Collection: Lollipop lady, Redcar, 1972

Lollipop lady, Redcar, 1972

Background imageSafety Collection: Lollipop lady to be guest of honour at school fete, Middlesborough, 1972

Lollipop lady to be guest of honour at school fete, Middlesborough, 1972

Background imageSafety Collection: Lollipop Man Retires, Teesside, 1974

Lollipop Man Retires, Teesside, 1974

Background imageSafety Collection: New Uniforms and Signs for Lollipop Ladies and Men to adhere to new EU Regulations

New Uniforms and Signs for Lollipop Ladies and Men to adhere to new EU Regulations, the signs no longer say CHILDREN, and will carry a symbol for children instead

Background imageSafety Collection: Lollipop lady Susan Hall escorts children across Crescent Road, Worcester Street Crossing

Lollipop lady Susan Hall escorts children across Crescent Road, Worcester Street Crossing, Middlesbrough, 9th March 1993

Background imageSafety Collection: An Air Raid Precaution (ARP) warden and a messenger who wears the 1941 dark blue uniform

An Air Raid Precaution (ARP) warden and a messenger who wears the 1941 dark blue uniform, which later became the standard for most Civil Defence workers. 13th August 1941

Background imageSafety Collection: Two British soldiers, Corporal Cobb and Lance Corporal Salt who marched for 21 days

Two British soldiers, Corporal Cobb and Lance Corporal Salt who marched for 21 days through the jungle of Burma to avoid capture by the Japanese before reaching the 17th Indian Division in the Imphal

Background imageSafety Collection: An indoor air raid shelter. Liverpool This indoor shelter is believed to be

An indoor air raid shelter. Liverpool This indoor shelter is believed to be strong enough to withstand the collapse of an ordinary house. It has been made by an Liverpool engineer

Background imageSafety Collection: Evacuation to Wales. May 1940. Many thousands of people

Evacuation to Wales. May 1940. Many thousands of people, along with vital institutions and priceless historical objects, were evacuated to Wales for safety in the Second World War

Background imageSafety Collection: The first British children evacuees arrive in Australia

The first British children evacuees arrive in Australia. Pictures here at a zoo in Melbourne. The Childrens Overseas Reception Board (CORB) was a British government sponsored organisation

Background imageSafety Collection: Ladbroke Grove day nursery. The 'Twos'Threes'and 'Fours'

Ladbroke Grove day nursery. The "Twos"Threes"and "Fours"
Ladbroke Grove day nursery. The " Twos" " Threes" and " Fours" go to town for the day. Richards wins and pulls hard on the rope. All across safely. July 1945

Background imageSafety Collection: People of James Reckitt Avenue, Hull, Yorkshire, look as the men dig the garden

People of James Reckitt Avenue, Hull, Yorkshire, look as the men dig the garden. It is likely that they are digging to build an air raid shelter

Background imageSafety Collection: Motorists inspection lamp has a flexible head that can be turned in any direction

Motorists inspection lamp has a flexible head that can be turned in any direction and a rubber suction base that clamps on to the side of the car to throw light for changing a tyre or inspecting

Background imageSafety Collection: The fog horn on the Guernsey coast warns ships of a very dangerous spot where rocks

The fog horn on the Guernsey coast warns ships of a very dangerous spot where rocks abound. Circa 1935

Background imageSafety Collection: A woman in Liverpool city centre watching the solar eclipse through a bottle

A woman in Liverpool city centre watching the solar eclipse through a bottle. 11th August 1999

Background imageSafety Collection: A group of workmen in Liverpool city centre watching the solar eclipse. 11th August 1999

A group of workmen in Liverpool city centre watching the solar eclipse. 11th August 1999



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