SWANAGE Coastguard are holding a recruitment evening for people interested in joining their service.

A spokesman said: "HM Coastguard is a UK emergency service responsible for maritime search and rescue on the coast and out to sea. Here in Swanage we are a rope, water and search team on call 24 hours a day that responds to over 100 incidents a year.

"If you are interested in becoming a Coastguard in Swanage and have a few hours a month to train , patrol and respond to emergency call outs then please drop into the station on Thursday November 28 to find out more. Full training is given with monthly training once qualified for professional development."

The recruitment evening will be held at the Coastguard Station North Beach Carpark De Moulham Road Swanage between 7pm-9pm.