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Picture of a lifeboat on a trailor

The 2013 Weston-super-Mare Lifeboat Pull


RNLI baby comes to see the crew

In the middle of a shout on a busy bank holiday week-end one crew wife goes into labour at the station Simon Bond is one of the lifeboat crew at Weston-super-Mare RNLI Station. He and his wife Jen were expecting a baby any minute during the bank holiday week-end at the end of August. It […]

Weston-super-Mare RNLI 999 Day attracts over 30000 visitors in bright sunshine

On Sunday July 3rd,on the Beach Lawns in Weston-super-Mare, the volunteers of Weston RNLI lifeboat hosted an Emergency Services (999)Day. For four years Weston RNLI lifeboat station has been bringing together all the emergency services to an event on the Beach Lawns. This is the largest such event organised by the RNLI. These shows allow […]