Eastbourne RNLI was called to an incident East of Belle Tout Lighthouse yesterday:

“Our Volunteer Crew were paged today Sunday 17th October at13.20 hrs.

They were requested to launch the Inshore Lifeboat and tasked to assist Local Coastguards and Coastguard Rescue Helicopter with an incident East of Belle Tout Lighthouse.

There will be no further details due to the sensitive nature of the call.”

Pictures courtesy of Carl Pocock, Lifeboat Operations Manager.