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Ladies Golf collects nearly £2,000 for Weston RNLI

Weston-super-Mare Golf Club’s lady Captain used her year to collect a large sum for Weston RNLI Station. The club wanted to recognise that the Weston RNLI crew are about...

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...

Weston RNLI had one of its most successful Open Days on Sunday.

Monday, 14 August 2017 The Annual RNLI Open Day at Weston-super-Mare included lifeboats, helicopters, hovercraft and sailing boats all exercising for the benefit for the public. The display was...

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...

Weston RNLI can provide Speakers

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 Bay Watersports Club donate £405

Weston Bay Water-sports Club has a close relationship with our RNLI station. They use the same slipway to launch, have their HQ across the road and occasionally has the...

Weston RNLI stalwart assumes command of the Weston Lifeboat Station.

Thursday, 09 February 2017 Richard Spindler is known to many at Weston as the heart of the local RNLI crew, who volunteer whenever needed to save lives at sea...