Members of the Oban RNLI team were called out to deal with two incidents in the space of 24 hours over the weekend.
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Sergeant Peter Lorrain-Smith is browsing in a book shop when his phone suddenly rings with the police control room on the other end.
A police search and rescue helicopter, Cairngorm Mountain Rescue Team and fire crews are aiding the search in poor weather conditions for a missing Highland woman.
One of the world’s most acclaimed mountain rescue leaders has attacked the impact of the creation of a single police force in Scotland and the privatisation of helicopters on crucial search and rescue operations.
The next generation of search and rescue helicopters has arrived in the north.
New drone technology could save lives across the north by locating missing people more quickly and helping to focus search and rescue operations.
A shortage in the number of search and rescue dogs available for use in emergency situations in the hills has led to a call for more mountaineers to take up the challenge.
A Coastguard search and rescue helicopter yesterday assisted in an incident south of Aviemore where two kayakers found themselves in difficulty.
A Coastguard search and rescue helicopter was earlier today assisting in an incident south of Aviemore, where a kayaker is believed to have found themselves in difficulty.
Oban lifeboat assisted in the rescue of two lost hill walkers on the Morven Peninsula last night.
A replica bell from a stricken Swedish cargo ship has been rehoused at RAF Lossiemouth.
Aberdeen coastguard teams are appealing for information following a search and rescue operation last night.
An offshore worker was airlifted from an oil rig this morning after falling ill. Aberdeen Coastguard Rescue Team were dispatched to take the worker back to land. The rescue helicopter landed in Aberdeen at 7.50am and the crewman was transported to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.
A massive search and rescue operation was sparked after a mayday signal in the inner Moray Firth.
These twisted remains are all that are left of one of Scotland’s most heartbreaking losses of life.
Searches are being carried out for another missing hillwalker in the Highlands.
A major search opperation was launched yesterday following reports of two children being seen in a disused fabrication yard near Ardersier.
A courageous winchman from Moray has been commended for his part in a daring search and rescue operation, nearly 100 miles off the North Sea coast.
Search and rescue co-ordination activities which have been carried out in Moray for almost 20 years have transferred to the south of England.
A reclaimed Sea King search and rescue helicopter will double as a unique Santa's grotto for Moray youngsters this weekend.
Two people have been taken to hospital after an aircraft crashed into the Cromarty Firth earlier this afternoon.
Two casualties have been taken to hospital after an aircraft crashed into the Cromarty Firth earlier this afternoon.
The search for a man who fell overboard from a fishing boat near Aberdeen has been suspended.
Hundreds of residents turned out to cheer a famed Sea King helicopter as it toured Moray at the weekend.
A Sea King helicopter will once again patrol the Moray area this weekend - but this time it will be carrying out its mission at ground level.
The UK’s revamped search and rescue helicopter service was officially launched yesterday – with a new Inverness base to go live within weeks.
A Moray woman has joined the fight to save the famous yellow helicopter which saved her life more than a decade ago.
Two walkers have been rescued by helicopter in Shetland after becoming lost due to foggy conditions.
A man had to be rescued in the Highlands earlier today after falling down an embankment.
A Highland mountain rescue team is appealing for funding for all terrain vehicles that will help Tara the search and rescue dog reach avalanche victims faster.
A major search and rescue operation was launched yesterday after a man was spotted on one of the north-east's most notorious cliffs.
A man who sparked a search and rescue operation near precarious north-east cliffs has been found by police.