John Taylor OBE

4 September 2020

It is with great sadness that we have learnt of the passing of John Taylor OBE, RLSS Chief Commonwealth Secretary from 1986 to 1992 (Deputy Chief Commonwealth Secretary from 1981). John passed away peacefully at his home in Cornwall on Wednesday 2nd September 2020. The Society sends its sincere condolences to his wife Ruth and […]

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RLSS releases Fatal Drowning in Commonwealth Countries Fact Sheet

13 July 2020

Today sees the launch of the first Fatal Drowning in Commonwealth Countries Fact Sheet which provides an evidence-based estimate of fatal drowning in the Commonwealth.  The report has been led by Dr Aminur Rahman, the Drowning Prevention Director for the Royal Life Saving Society who is based at our member branch in Bangladesh (Centre of […]

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Postponement of 2021 Commonwealth Lifesaving Championships

6 July 2020

The next Commonwealth Lifesaving Championships was scheduled to be held in Ontario Canada in September 2021.  Given the continuing situation regarding the Covid pandemic and the uncertainty that creates for our hosts, our members, and those planning to attend, it has been decided to postpone the Championships until September 2023.  The decision to postpone until […]

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