Station news Archive

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...

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...

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...