RNLI

Monday, July 8, 2019

Weston Coastguard Rescue Team helped a 72-year-old swimmer who was caught in an underwater riptide yesterday (Sunday).

Friday, March 1, 2019

Volunteers ran a collection outside Weston's Asda supermarket.

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Daring fundraisers walked across hot coals to raise money for a life-saving charity.

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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Lifeboat crews are warning people to stay away from jellyfish after a man o' war was washed up on Weston-super-Mare beach.

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Friday, April 7, 2017

The RNLI has released new figures which show how many rescues were carried out in Weston-super-Mare last year.

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Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Weston-super-Mare's sea angling club has made another donation to the town's lifeboat charity.

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Tuesday, December 13, 2016

John Challis, who played Boycie in Only Fools And Horses, will do a book signing in Weston-super-Mare to raise money for the RNLI.

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Thursday, December 1, 2016

Weston-super-Mare RNLI is no closer to receiving a new lifeboat station, three years after leaving Birnbeck Pier and despite the town raising more than £500,00 towards the building.

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Tuesday, October 4, 2016

The RNLI's shop in Weston-super-Mare has had its licence extended for three more years.

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Saturday, October 1, 2016

A teenage water-skier who hit a difficult wave and somersaulted in the air on Weston-super-Mare's beach has met the RNLI crew who may have prevented her from becoming paralysed for life.

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Thursday, September 22, 2016

Two men in an inflatable dingy put themselves in danger of being swept into the Bristol Channel, and were helped by Weston RNLI.

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Thursday, September 22, 2016

The wife of a lifeboat crew member from Weston-super-Mare was watching her husband rescue a swimmer when she went into labour.

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Friday, September 2, 2016

Weston-super-Mare's RNLI team rounded up a busy August by rescuing two people from the sea on Wednesday evening.

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Thursday, September 1, 2016

Weston-super-Mare's life-saving RNLI crews have already answered 45 calls for help this year - just three fewer shouts than during the whole of 2015.

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Friday, August 26, 2016

More than a dozen people risked their lives and faced being swept into the 'vicious' sea as strong winds and 8ft-high waves battered Weston-super-Mare's seafront over the weekend.

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Saturday, August 20, 2016

Weston-super-Mare's annual RNLI open day was 'one of the best' according to organisers, and raised more than £2,000.

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Friday, July 29, 2016

Teenagers have been putting their lives at risk by jumping from Weston-super-Mare's Knightstone jetty into the sea.

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Monday, July 25, 2016

Weston-super-Mare's RNLI has reached a milestone half-a-million-pound figure after just three years of fundraising for a new lifeboat station.

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Thursday, June 30, 2016

Emergency service vehicles will be on display on the Beach Lawns in Weston-super-Mare as part of the RNLI's annual 999 day.

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Saturday, April 30, 2016

Concerns have been raised over the RNLI's preferred location for its new lifeboat station in Weston-super-Mare.

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Thursday, March 24, 2016

An RNLI stalwart met Prince William when he collected his MBE at Buckingham Palace.

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Friday, March 18, 2016

The RNLI re-opened its shop in Weston at the weekend.

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Wednesday, March 16, 2016

The RNLI says it is making progress towards building a new lifeboat station in Weston-super-Mare, despite not yet submitting a formal planning application.

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Monday, February 8, 2016

Weston-super-Mare's RNLI crew saved more lives last year than any of the other coastal stations in the country.

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Wednesday, December 16, 2015

FOUR members of the Weston-super-Mare RNLI crew have been honoured for their brave actions by the Royal Humane Society.

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Friday, December 11, 2015

TWO of Weston-super-Mare's life-saving RNLI crew have swapped sea rescues for flood rescues by joining an emergency response team in Cumbria.

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Friday, November 6, 2015

AN ARMY vehicle will be used by Weston-super-Mare's RNLI crews to help them launch from the mud and rescue people more quickly.

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Thursday, October 22, 2015

A MAN has been jailed for three months for lying to police, raising a false alert which saw the RNLI search for a 'missing' swimmer for more than an hour.

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Monday, October 19, 2015

A MAN has been arrested for a 'malicious hoax' in which the RNLI and rescue helicopter were called out to reports of a missing swimmer.

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Thursday, September 3, 2015

RNLI volunteers and police officers who saved the life of an unconscious man who had stopped breathing on Birnbeck Island are to receive an award for their bravery.

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Thursday, August 27, 2015

THE RNLI held an opening ceremony for its Lifeboat Week fundraiser on the Grand Pier and raised more than £2,000.

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Saturday, August 22, 2015

THE RNLI in Weston has seen a 40 per cent rise in the number of calls it has responded to this year - with five months still to go.

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Saturday, August 15, 2015

RNLI crews demonstrated how they could save someone's life at the charity's annual open day event in Weston-super-Mare.

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Thursday, August 6, 2015

THE RNLI of Weston-super-Mare has benefitted from a donation of £2,600, thanks to the generosity of the Yatton Freemasons.

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Saturday, July 18, 2015

A GOOD crowd visited the RNLI's annual emergency services day event, despite the inclement weather.

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Friday, March 13, 2015

A NEW RNLI station and slipway in Weston may not be in place for three years.

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Saturday, January 3, 2015

A WESTON estate agents has helped the RNLI to raise close to £5,000 this year, prompting the business to list it to benefit as its chosen charity once again for 2015.

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Thursday, December 18, 2014

A RAILWAY repair company has donated £250 to Weston RNLI's £300,000 fundraising appeal for a new lifeboat station.

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Wednesday, December 17, 2014

VOLUNTEERS for Weston's RNLI 'disregarded their own safety' to help a man whose life was at risk.

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