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A well-used but reliable workhorse leaves its duties at Weston-super-Mare RNLI lifeboat station.

Wednesday 5th December 2018 The volunteer crew watch as the smaller of the two lifeboats at Weston is replaced by a new version. The charity replaces lifeboats on a...

Weston-super-Mare RNLI Crew presented with a cheque for £400 by The Men’s Group

The volunteer RNLI crew were also challenged to a game of skittles at the Hornet’s Rugby Clubhouse in Hutton Moor on Tuesday 27 November. The RNLI is the charity...

Successful RNLI Christmas Carol Service raises £400 for the local volunteer crew

It was standing room only at the annual event hosted at the Salvation Army Citadel in Carlton Street on Monday 03 December. The RNLI is the charity that saves...

After years of uncertainty some actual progress towards giving the volunteers of Weston-super-Mare RNLI lifeboat station a suitable home

For some time there have been rumours and suggestions about the fate of a lifeboat station in Weston. Now a real step has been taken along this long and,...

The Grand Pier at Weston-super-Mare is an excellent target for collecting donations for the RNLI.

The Pier and one of its ex employees received certificates of thanks for the help they have given during the year. Weston RNLI fundraising branch works hard all year...

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 volunteer crew are entertained to a magnificent meal by a supporter.

It is not often the crew receive such direct approval as to be offered a slap-up meal from one of the supporters in the community. The crew of 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...

Successful Party on the Pier raises over £3500 in aid of the RNLI

30 October 2018 The popular and sold out black tie event, featuring a live band, was attended by 200 people on Saturday, 20 October.  The RNLI is the charity...