Station news Archive

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Weston RNLI Open Day

The Lifeboat Station Project

Jack Lowe, a photographer who uses glass plate technology came to Weston and produced black and white images of the crew.

Weston-super-Mare RNLI Volunteers save two men whose dinghy was sinking

While at their normal work the crew of Weston RNLI were paged as a dinghy could be seen in trouble in Weston Bay It was just after three in...

Weston-super-Mare RNLI crew work with their Fire Service colleagues in case they have to deal with a fire.

Weston RNLI volunteers have a history of working with the Avon Fire & Rescue Service. Last night they used this relationship to develop their own skills in fire fighting...

Three generations of the Wells family have volunteered at Weston-super-Mare @RNLI lifeboat station.

Grandad Paul Wells joined as a crewman in 1982 when he was age 30. He had been around boats all his life having used them to make a living...

Weston-super-Mare RNLI volunteers show how they would cope with a plane crash

This exercise took place on Sunday March 22nd but this report has been delayed out of respect for the victims of the Alpine Crash Weston Bay is on the...

Weston-super-Mare RNLI identify potential new site for a permanent lifeboat station

22 January 2015 The RNLI has announced plans to apply for planning permission to build a new, permanent lifeboat station at Madeira Cove. The charity has been working closely...

Lifeboat stalwart dies three months short of his 100th Birthday

Jack Payne, Master Mariner, served his country during the war on merchant ships and then as mechanic of Weston-super-Mare RNLI Lifeboats. When they saw the old man riding around...

Veteran Weston-super-Mare Lifeboat hero recognised by No 10 Downing Street

Announced on Twitter Richard Spindler first became involved with the Weston RNLI age 12. He has served the RNLI in many ways as well as being a stalwart of...

Weston-super-Mare RNLI Lifeboat launched

Weston-Super-Mare RNLI volunteers launched at 1740 Weston RNLI volunteers called to their old home to help a seriously ill person. When a distressed man accessed Birnbeck Island and his...