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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...

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...