Life-saving volunteers on the Isle of Wight are on Saturday being thanked for their long service and commitment.
Eight members of the Sandown and Shanklin Independent lifeboat are receiving the Queen's Jubilee Medal.
All those receiving the accolade have worked voluntarily and are key members of the frontline emergency service.
The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal is a commemorative medal created in 2011 to mark the 60th anniversary of the accession to the throne of Queen Elizabeth II.
The medals are being presented by the Lord-Lieutenant and Mrs White, in the presence of the Mayor of Sandown, Shanklin, Brading and chairman of Lake Town Council.
Those receiving the medals are: Senior Coxswain & Operations Manager Mark Birch, 2nd Coxswain Richard Chantler, Crew David Williams, Crew Stephen Woodhams, Crew Daren Sands, Launcher Barry Chantler, Launcher & Secretary Ian Hunt and Launcher & Chairman Ron Teasdale.