Shouts Archive

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...

Lunch time call to assist animal

20th November 2015                        Weston Super Mare Weston Super Mare Volunteer Lifeboat Crew were paged at 12.43 by Milford Haven Coastguard, the crew were tasked...

Late night search on “Hoax” Call keeps RNLI crew out of bed

Weston Super Mare RNLI Volunteer lifeboat crew were called by Milford Haven Coastguard at 23.18 on Saturday night after a report from a member of the public. He claimed...

Two people clung to the old Pier in Weston as the tide rushed by

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 An afternoon swim went horribly wrong for a couple from Sutton Coldfield when they tried to swim in the Bristol Channel Just after lunch Milford...