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RNLI Weston-super-Mare volunteers deployed on Flood Rescue Team to assist at Whaley Bridge

Volunteers from the RNLI’s Flood Rescue Teams have been working as part of the multi-agency response to the ongoing situation at Toddbrook Reservoir.  The RNLI’s team which is made...

Weston RNLI conduct the ashes scattering ceremony of Dan Thomas (aka PeeWeeToms)

The RNLI is the charity that saves lives at sea. It costs £447,000 a day, that’s £163.5 Million in 2018, to operate the charities lifesaving service. As a charity...

The volunteers of Weston RNLI to use the potential site of their new station to entertain on Open Day.

The Annual Open Day on Sunday July 7th at Weston RNLI is to feature the site which it is hoped will be where a new lifeboat station will be...

RNLI Respect the Water campaign enters its sixth year

In 2019, Respect the Water enters its sixth year as the RNLI’s national drowning prevention campaign, forming a major part of our work to half accidental coastal deaths by...

The Volunteers of Weston RNLI give thanks to the family who following a tragic crash made a magnificent donation

At the naming ceremony of our new lifeboat we gave thanks to the family who raised the funds in the name of their son and his partner.  The D...

Joint RNLI and Coastguard training exercise conducted on the River Axe

Last night (08 May 2019) we conducted a joint search and rescue training exercise with Weston-super-Mare Coastguard Rescue Team at Uphill. The exercise was designed to build team work...

Weston-super-Mare RNLI Volunteers meet French Naval crew in the Bristol Channel

A routine training exercise for the crew of Weston’s Atlantic 75 lifeboat, Paul Alexander, culminated in an invitation to board a French Naval Ship which was enroute to a...

Weston-super-Mare Sea Angling Association make generous donation to the town’s RNLI Lifeboat Station

Members from the association presented a cheque for £550 to the local RNLI volunteers who are based at the temporary lifeboat station on Knightstone Plaza. The RNLI is the...

Volunteer RNLI Weston-super-Mare lifeboat crew member takes part in first training session afloat

Sunday 03 February was a day of accomplishment for RNLI Weston volunteer Matt Lyons as he successfully completed his first step towards becoming qualified boat crew aboard the D...

Local Scouts present a magnificent sum to the volunteers of Weston RNLI

For nearly 30 years the 1st Milton Scout Group in Weston has raised money at Christmas time. . Last night they came to the station to present a cheque...