Shouts Archive

Volunteer Weston RNLI crew launch to join other emergency services in a search after reports of calls for help heard

17 November 2018 A late evening call on Friday 16 November led to the RNLI crew searching for a person potentially in danger. Coastguard Rescue Teams (CRTs) from 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...

Weston’s RNLI lifeboats launched to reports of two people cut off by the tide

It was quickly established that the call was a false alarm with good intent after both RNLI lifeboats were launched from Knightstone Harbour. The launch request was received from...

Weston RNLI volunteers rescue a dog cut off by the tide

Saturday, 20 October 2018 The crew had to go to the aid of a dog when a flood tide was in danger of overwhelming it. The crew of Weston...

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...