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Over the years you have had some unique and fantastic ways of raising funds for us. However, this is a first. Justine Rossiter from Gosport has taken the challenge of putting her talent to task and singing to raise awareness and money for GAFIRS. "I always...

Max – a small brindle terrier – was rescued by Coastguard and lifeboat crews on Saturday (July 28) after becoming stranded on an island in the middle of Portsmouth Harbour. The small dog was out for a walk with its owner near Portchester Castle when he...

Gosport and Fareham Inshore Rescue Service (GAFIRS) will be throwing open its doors on July 15 to the public – and inviting its fellow emergency services along for the day too! The event, which starts at 11am, will let members of the public meet GAFIRS frontline...

Volunteers at an independent lifeboat station were tasked to assist four separate vessels in distress this weekend (June 2-3). Gosport & Fareham Inshore Rescue Service (GAFIRS), based at Stokes Bay, Gosport, was first mobilised by UK Coastguard at 8.30am on Saturday. A 28ft yacht had broken down...

A woman was airlifted to hospital from a luxury hotel in The Solent after becoming seriously ill. The 35-year-old had been at a party with friends on Spit Bank Fort when she started to drift in and out of consciousness around 10.30pm on Wednesday (May 9). Friends...