Eastbourne RNLI has been searching for a missing person ‘between Sovereign Harbour and Birling Gap.’

They were paged yesterday lunchtimes (Saturday):

“Our Volunteer Crew were paged at 12.30 hrs today Saturday 8th May.

They were requested to launch the All Weather Lifeboat and tasked to conduct a shoreline search for a person reported missing.

After conducting a thorough search between Sovereign Harbour and Birling Gap in challenging sea conditions with nothing found, our Lifeboat was stood down and returned back to Sovereign Harbour.”