Dee, who is married to lifeboatman Darren Tomes, is spending more and more time in the family business and can't cover as many turns as she'd like so she is stepping aside to let someone else have a go.
Dee's input to the team has been invaluable - in the past she used to be a beachwarden so she knows the ropes there. She also makes the best bacon sandwiches in Swanage as the team found out prior to a Sunday morning training session last year.
Best of luck in the future Dee, and you are welcome back at the Station any time.
|Dee in charge of the Truck|
|Dee in charge of the helecopter|
|Dee at the offical opening of a gate at Durlston|
|Dee moments before the famous Christmas Hat Inferno which regrettably means we'll be dining elsewhere this Christmas|
Dee's departure means that there is an opportunity for a new Coastguard Rescue Officer. You don't need any previous experience as full training is given, but you do need to be reasonably fit, prepared to learn new skills, a team player and prepared to give up some regular time to serve your community.
To see what we do, check out the following MCA videos:
1. Cliff Rescue
If you'd like to know more, please get in touch via the website, or drop in to see us at the Coastguard Station in North Beach car park.