Station news Archive

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...

Weston-super-Mare RNLI crew member gains his D class helm qualification.

Local boat builder Martin Fear has successfully gained his RNLI helm qualification, for the Weston-super-Mare D class lifeboat Anna Stock, based at the lifeboat station at Knightstone. Martin has...

Weston RNLI had one of its most successful Open Days on Sunday.

Monday, 14 August 2017 The Annual RNLI Open Day at Weston-super-Mare included lifeboats, helicopters, hovercraft and sailing boats all exercising for the benefit for the public. The display was...

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...