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Search & Rescue  Emergency Service




Welcome to the pages of the Maritime Rescue Co-ordination Centre which is the focal point of Holyhead Coastguard’s Search and Rescue Area.

• 20.04.2007

Balloted for Industrial Action - Coastguards take unprecedented action (short of strike) to fight for equal pay - 2011 Matter still not resolved due to being ignored by MCA

• 14.11.2011

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) published a consultation document to modernise H M Coastguard for the 21st century. Parliament announce changes to Station Closures, in Wales Holyhead and Milford remain open 24hrs a day, Swansea and Liverpool to close.

Latest News Despite Taking Industrial Action and Public  Support - Government Continues to close Coastguard Stations

• In December 2014, Holyhead Coastguard will transition into the network of Coastguard Stations that will be left around the UK coast controlled by a National Maritime Operation Centre in Fareham.

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Watch MCA being questioned by Transport Select Committee in Parliament - Click Here

• 08.02.2011