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  • Coastwatch West Fife

    Created/last updated: 04/12/2023  

    Aims and objectivesTo assist in the preservation and protection of life at sea, along the coast and at inland waterways such as lochs, ponds, burns, canals, reservoirs, by keeping visual watch over activities both leisure and commercial. In particular by the provision of alerting posts / lookout stations and coastal surveillance patrols in order to protect and safeguard lives. In furtherance of this object but not further or otherwise the organisation shall seek: To establish and maintain an organisation of skilled volunteers to undertake surveillance duties in the interests of the safety of the general public; To assist the local authorities and emergency services where possible; To organise and participate in water safety education and other initiatives helping to save lives. To advance the education of the public, of all ages without discrimination, in all aspects of water safety, drowning prevention and maritime skills; To assist in safeguarding the coastal and marine environment including wildlife on the Forth Estuary and along its shores; To help safeguard the lives of the ever expanding number of coastal users; To watch over vulnerable craft and activities on the Forth Estuary and along the shore;

    Key Area(s) of Work:

    Advice / Information
    Community Safety
    Emergency Response / Disaster Relief

    AddressNorth Queensferry Harbour Ferry Road North Queensferry Fife
    KY3 0RQ
    WebsiteWe don't have a website address for this organisation
    E-mail[email protected]
    Telephone03303 410901
    Area coveredKingdom of Fife - all communities
    Registered Charity?SC052127

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Coastwatch West Fife is currently looking to recruit volunteers for the following opportunities:
  - Trainee Watchkeeper/First Aider

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