Shouts Archive

Weston-super-Mare RNLI crew assist fallen horse rider on beach

The local volunteer RNLI crew were requested to attend the incident near to the Tropicana on Weston’s seafront by Milford Haven Coastguard on Sunday 30 September. The initial report...

Volunteer Weston RNLI crew launch to distress call in Weston Bay

A late evening call on Friday 07 September led to the local RNLI crew searching for a vessel potentially in danger. The all-weather lifeboat from Barry Dock was also...

Weston RNLI Lifeboat saves three casualties and a dog from the Burnham side of Brean Down

On Saturday evening the Coastguard at Burnham-on-Sea asked for help from the Weston RNLI volunteers. This was one of five rescues Weston lifeboats were requested to attend this weekend....

Once again Birnbeck Island traps the unwary who need saving.

Six calls so far this year to the derelict Birnbeck Island. On Thursday yet another to two who could not resist the call of this dangerous place. The Island...

Birnbeck Island yet again makes work for Weston-super-Mare RNLI Volunteers

Friday, 23 March 2018 Weston RNLI station has had nine calls so far this year, five of them to the derelict island of Birnbeck.  The derelict and deserted Birnbeck...

Weston-super-Mare RNLI Volunteers rescue three boys cut off on the notorious Birnbeck Island

Friday, 16 March 2018 Once again the rapid rise of tide in the Bristol Channel takes people by surprise. The derelict and deserted Birnbeck Island sticks out into the...

A Busy Weekend for Weston RNLI

Tuesday, 30 May 2017 Weston RNLI Volunteers have a busy but successful bank holiday week-end.  In the one week-end there were five shouts and a Lifeboat Parade along the...

Weston-super-Mare RNLI saves the lives of two children

04 April 2016                                                                 Weston – Super – Mare Weston-super Mare volunteer Lifeboat crew were called to help two children cut off on the rocks by the tide. It was...

Weston RNLI has Two Shouts in Two Days during Holiday period

Weston lifeboat crew paged last night 29/12/2015 at 19:19 to assist Western coast Coastguard with a incident on Weston Beach. The crew were put on Immediate Readiness as a...

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...