Station news Archive

Derelict with an uncertain future but Birnbeck Island is still a major danger

Too many people still risk their lives trying to access the island without understanding the tides in Weston Bay. The way across looks benign at low tide but soon...

Weston Bay Watersports Club donate £405

Weston Bay Water-sports Club has a close relationship with our RNLI station. They use the same slipway to launch, have their HQ across the road and occasionally has the...

Weston RNLI stalwart assumes command of the Weston Lifeboat Station.

Thursday, 09 February 2017 Richard Spindler is known to many at Weston as the heart of the local RNLI crew, who volunteer whenever needed to save lives at sea...

RNLI Crew Dinner Dance 2016

Weston Lifeboat crew will be holding the annual dinner dance at the Royal Hotel in Weston Super Mare on Saturday 29th October. More information or tickets are available from the...

Weston RNLI Volunteer Crew have been used to demonstrate the roles of lifeboat crew members in the Here to Help Series

25 July 2016 The Here to Help series are books for young readers to introduce them to people who work or help the communities where they live. When the...

Weston RNLI hold a Water safety Day

Weston RNLI took over the Knighstone Piazza yesterday Saturday 30th April to hold a water safety day. The idea was to show children what the emergency services do and...

Weston-super-Mare @RNLI volunteers save more lives in 2015 than nearly every other coastal station

30 January 2016 Weston-super-Mare RNLI volunteers save more lives in 2015 than nearly every other coastal station No other coastal station in the RNLI in the UK and Ireland...

Decorated Somerset RNLI lifeboat stalwart recognised in Queen’s New Year Honours

Decorated Somerset RNLI lifeboat stalwart recognised in Queen’s New Year Honours A long-serving lifeboat volunteer based at Weston-super-Mare lifeboat station and already decorated for his part in a daring...

Weston RNLI volunteers receive Royal Humane Society Certificates of Commendation then rush to save lives in Cumbrian Floods.

Last week four members of the Weston-super-Mare Crew received Royal Humane Society Awards for saving a man’s life on Birnbeck Pier in December 2014. Soon after they returned from...

Weston volunteers part of the RNLI Flood Rescue in Cumbria

Local RNLI Flood Rescue Teams have been deployed to Cumbria in the last 24hrs, including two helmsmen from Weston Super Mare RNLI Liam McDermott and Nigel Congram. We at...