Station news Archive

RNLI Weston-super-Mare volunteers deployed on Flood Rescue Team to assist at Whaley Bridge

Volunteers from the RNLI’s Flood Rescue Teams have been working as part of the multi-agency response to the ongoing situation at Toddbrook Reservoir.  The RNLI’s team which is made...

The Volunteers of Weston RNLI give thanks to the family who following a tragic crash made a magnificent donation

At the naming ceremony of our new lifeboat we gave thanks to the family who raised the funds in the name of their son and his partner.  The D...

Joint RNLI and Coastguard training exercise conducted on the River Axe

Last night (08 May 2019) we conducted a joint search and rescue training exercise with Weston-super-Mare Coastguard Rescue Team at Uphill. The exercise was designed to build team work...

Weston-super-Mare RNLI Volunteers meet French Naval crew in the Bristol Channel

A routine training exercise for the crew of Weston’s Atlantic 75 lifeboat, Paul Alexander, culminated in an invitation to board a French Naval Ship which was enroute to a...

Volunteer RNLI Weston-super-Mare lifeboat crew member takes part in first training session afloat

Sunday 03 February was a day of accomplishment for RNLI Weston volunteer Matt Lyons as he successfully completed his first step towards becoming qualified boat crew aboard the D...

Local Scouts present a magnificent sum to the volunteers of Weston RNLI

For nearly 30 years the 1st Milton Scout Group in Weston has raised money at Christmas time. . Last night they came to the station to present a cheque...

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...