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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...

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’s Sand Sculpture Festival raises £666 for the volunteer RNLI crew

The annual event on Weston’s beachfront collected money for the RNLI in a sand sculpture of a wishing well in addition to the sale of RNLI badges.  Project Manager...

RNLI Weston-super-Mare lifeboat station vehicle damaged by vandalism repaired

The damage was caused to the L200 Mitsubishi vehicle and signage at the temporary lifeboat station on Knightstone Island last week. The volunteer RNLI crew are very grateful after...

Weston-super-Mare’s volunteer RNLI crew open Buzz Bingo

The local Gala Bingo premises in the Gallagher retail park has rebranded to Buzz Bingo. To mark the occasion, the local volunteer RNLI crew were invited to cut the...

A very successful Concert by the band of the Royal Marines was held in Weston for the RNLI

On Sunday 23 September, the Playhouse Theatre in Weston was packed for a concert organised by the Weston RNLI fundraisers who are collecting money towards their new station. The...

Successful Charity Casino Night for Weston’s Luda in aid of the RNLI and The Carers Trust

The local Bingo Cafe in Dolphin Square arranged the fun casino night on Friday 14th September with the theme of ‘1920’s Gatsby’.  Guests were invited to ‘dress to impress’...

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...

Weston RNLI’s seafront Lifeboat Station has been ‘vandalised’

The outside of the temporary station, near Marine Lake, has been damaged, with an eye-catching image of the volunteer crew torn in half. One of the RNLI’s vehicles has...