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Team News
On Friday 15th November 2019 the team (current and retired), family & friends, flank team members, SAR Flight crew, previous Portland MRCC staff, and Weymouth RNLI crew gathered at more
Added by: Mark Fagg - 19th Nov 2019
Long Service Award 20th February 2015 Friday marked a very special occasion for the team, Richard “Leggy” Legg’s official award ceremony for twenty years’ continuous service with the Wyke Coastguard more
Added by: Mark Fagg - 21st Apr 2015
Challenge Weymouth 14th September 2014 It was autumn 2013 when Mark Fagg, the Station Officer for Wyke Regis Coastguard Rescue team, recklessly announced his intention to participate in the more
Added by: Malcolm Wright - 21st Oct 2014
A quick update on former team member Malcolm Wright. On 18th July Malcolm attended Windsor Castle. Malcolm, who was awarded an MBE in the New Year's Honours List received more
Added by: Mark Fagg - 04th Aug 2014
Wessex FM Local Hero Awards 20th June 2014 On the 20th June four members of the Wyke CRT were honoured to accept the Wessex FM Local Hero Services Award, on more
Added by: Mark Fagg - 06th Jul 2014
Former team member Malcolm Wright will celebrate the New Year this evening knowing he is on the New Years honors list. He receives an MBE for 40 years service more
Added by: Mark Fagg - 31st Dec 2013
Former Station Officer Malcolm Wright and the current Station Officer, Mark Fagg both received long service awards on the evening of 15th November. Mark 20 years and Malcolm a more
Added by: Mark Fagg - 25th Nov 2013
Latest 5 Callouts
Icon showing Search Missing Snorkeller  #028 / 2020
28th May 2020 - 06:15
The team were tasked to assist our colleagues at Portland Bill Coastguard Rescue Team, Dorset Police, Weymouth Lifeboat ALB, ILB and CG Rescue Helicopter 187 with the onging search for a missing snorkeller.
A shore line search of the West side of Porland was undertaken by Wyke. This is an arduous and very difficult area to search. With very favourable conditions most of this was done at shore level on foot. Some inaccesible areas were searched from the cliff top using binoculars. Wyke were stood down shortly after 1400 today.
Icon showing Search Girls stuck on cliff  #027 / 2020
27th May 2020 - 19:18
The team were paged at 1920 to 3 females stuck in thick undergrowth on the cliffs close to Osmington Mills. Once on scene it was decided to access their position from the top despite the fact they had climbed from the bottom. A path was cleared before a team member escorted them 1 at a time to safety.
Icon showing Animal Rescue Cliff rescue  #026 / 2020
20th May 2020 - 20:16
The full team along with Portland Bill Coastguard Rescue Team were paged at 2016 to reports of a dog stuck on very steep ground just below our station at Bincleaves. A passer bye had somehow climbed to the dogs position but could not recover himself and the dog to safety. It was decided to deploy a cliff rescue technician from above on a technical rope rescue system. After gaining access through a fence and heavy vegetation, our cliffman was lowered over the edge to recover both the good samaritan and yorkshire terrier back to the top unharmed.
Icon showing Marine Meet Wey ALB  #025 / 2020
20th May 2020 - 19:18
Weymouth Lifeboat ALB launched this evening to a fishing vessel with starter motor issues. They towed her from a position of Blacknor back to Weymouth.. The ALB requested that the team be tasked to meet them on their return to harbour. We were paged at 1915, assisted tying the vessel alongside and took details, then proceeded to the next tasking.
Icon showing Search Cut off by tide  #024 / 2020
17th May 2020 - 02:16
Tasked at 0215 to assist Portland Bill Coastguard Rescue Team with a search for a person cut off by the tide. Portland CRT soon had the lost male back to safety non the worse for his ordeal. Wyke went back to bed.
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