14th November 2019. The National Coastwatch Institution volunteers from the St Albans station were recognised for their work by the Dorset Volunteer Centre.

In October, the National Council for Voluntary Organisations held their annual awards evening. During this glittering event, the team from NCI St Albans Head were awarded the Volunteer Group of the Year by the Dorset Volunteer Centre.

This is well-earned recognition from the NCVO Dorset Volunteer Centre and congratulations to all the volunteer NCI watchkeepers providing the ‘Eyes Along The Coast’ at St Alban's Head

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Currently 56 NCI stations are operational and manned by over 2600 volunteers keeping watch around the British Isles from Fleetwood in the North West, through Wales, to the South and East of England to Hornsea in the East Riding of Yorkshire. 

NCI watchkeepers provide the eyes and ears along the coast, monitoring radio channels and providing a listening watch in poor visibility. They are trained to deal with emergencies offering a variety of skills and experience, and full training by the NCI ensures that high standards are met.








The words National Coastwatch Institution and Eyes Along the Coast and the NCI logos are Registered Trademarks of NCI.


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