Station news Archive

A well-used but reliable workhorse leaves its duties at Weston-super-Mare RNLI lifeboat station.

Wednesday 5th December 2018 The volunteer crew watch as the smaller of the two lifeboats at Weston is replaced by a new version. The charity replaces lifeboats on a...

After years of uncertainty some actual progress towards giving the volunteers of Weston-super-Mare RNLI lifeboat station a suitable home

For some time there have been rumours and suggestions about the fate of a lifeboat station in Weston. Now a real step has been taken along this long and,...

Weston RNLI volunteer crew are entertained to a magnificent meal by a supporter.

It is not often the crew receive such direct approval as to be offered a slap-up meal from one of the supporters in the community. The crew of Weston...

Weston RNLI volunteers Race from their Remembrance Service to the aid of a kite surfer

Sunday, 11 November 2018 Each year the crew at Weston RNLI attend the town Service of Remembrance for the Fallen. The crew assembled on the morning of the Service...

RNLI Weston-super-Mare lifeboat station vehicle damaged by vandalism repaired

The damage was caused to the L200 Mitsubishi vehicle and signage at the temporary lifeboat station on Knightstone Island last week. The volunteer RNLI crew are very grateful after...

Weston RNLI’s seafront Lifeboat Station has been ‘vandalised’

The outside of the temporary station, near Marine Lake, has been damaged, with an eye-catching image of the volunteer crew torn in half. One of the RNLI’s vehicles has...

Weston-super-Mare RNLI volunteers to feature in new series of popular TV documentary

The volunteer lifeboat crew of Weston RNLI will be shown in two episodes of the BBC TV series Saving Lives at Sea, which showcases the lifesaving work of the...

A successful open day for the Weston-super-Mare RNLI station as £2000 is raised.

A blustery afternoon on Sunday 19th August saw crowds gather at Anchor Head to observe the volunteer RNLI lifeboat crew, Coastguard Rescue Team and Coastguard Helicopter in action, demonstrating...

A well loved lifeboat leaves Weston-super-Mare

The Coventry and Warwickshire, an Atlantic 75 class RNLI lifeboat, bought with money raised in the Midlands, has retired after a hugely successful career saving lives at sea. In...

Weston-super-Mare RNLI saddened by sudden death of well-loved volunteer

Weston-super-Mare RNLI lifeboatman lost in a terrible accident The tragedy of the loss of Paul Giles is a dreadful blow to his family and to the lifeboat crew and...