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Plans announced for Birnbeck Pier

Final plans to save Birnbeck Pier, a Victorian structure in Weston-super-Mare, have been announced. North Somerset Council and the RNLI have formally agreed to work together to renovate Birnbeck...

The last Atlantic 75 lifeboat in the Southwest retires after many years saving lives at Weston. A new lifeboat takes over.

Weston RNLI has been using the Atlantic 75 lifeboat for over 20 years, but now it has been replaced by a newer Atlantic 85 class lifeboat. The Atlantic 75...

Call for Action

The health crisis has hit our income hard. Lockdown halted the fundraising events we rely on to power our lifesaving service. Yet we have never stopped being on call...

RNLI Lifeboat team are looking for new Launch & Recovery Vehicle Drivers. Have you got what it takes to join?

Imagine for a moment that you are part of the RNLI team at Weston-super-Mare. It’s 2.30am on a freezing January morning and the pager’s just woken you from a...

Station Visits for 2020

Are you involved with a social group such as the Scouts, Brownies, Cubs, Beavers or any other organisation who would be interested in an educational visit at RNLI Weston-super-Mare...

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...

A successful open day for the RNLI Weston-super-Mare volunteer crew raises £4100

The annual event, held this year on Sunday 7th July was organised by the RNLI volunteers who save lives at sea, to raise vital funds for the charity’s new...

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...

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...