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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...

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...

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...

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’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...