Freedom of the Town to 40 Commando Royal Marines

Freedom of the Town to 40 Commando Royal Marines The Freedom of Weston-super-Mare will be granted to the 40 Commando Royal Marines unit as part of a spectacular event amid Armed Forces Day celebrations on Saturday 21 June. Thousands of people are anticipated to line the streets later this month as the 500-strong 40 Commando, Royal […]

New tour bus for Weston-super-Mare

Explore Weston-super-Mare this half term as Weston Town Council and Crosville launch their new tour bus. From Saturday 25 May to Saturday 31 May, visitors to Weston can explore the seafront and town on an open-top or vintage bus. With stops at the SeaQuarium, Grand Pier, Water Adventure Play Park and near North Somerset Museum, […]

More contributors help the Weston-super-Mare RNLI Appeal for a new Boathouse

Many organisations, clubs, and groups plus individuals are rallying round to help Weston-super-Mare RNLI lifesaving volunteers get their new boathouse and to keep carrying out their rescues. When there is an Appeal happening it is often forgotten that the local RNLI station needs to keep the life saving service going while they  collect enough money […]

A new Broom at the Weston-super-Mare RNLI Lifeboat Station

On May 17th 2014 the head of Weston-super-Mare RNLI lifeboat station retires from the RNLI after 40 years’ service. His place as the senior officer of the station is being taken by Charlotte Conroy, an experienced lifeboat crew member and launching authority. She will be only the fifth female Operations Manager in the 236 RNLI […]

Weston Hospicecare’s Big Drop is back!

“Weston Hospicecare’s  Big Drop 2014! Sites have been set up across Weston-super-Mare during May and September and is an ideal way to drop off a bag of charity goodies because they’re set up at the places you visit the most like community centres, shops and businesses. Weston Hospice Care welcome donations of any kind that […]

RNLI receives visit from HRH The Duke of Kent

Weston-super-Mare RNLI enjoyed a royal visit today (Thursday 15 May) when The Duke of Kent met volunteer lifeboat crew at their station at Knightstone Harbour.   His Royal Highness, the President of the RNLI, was shown around the temporary facilities before moving on to an RNLI hosted reception at the Winter Gardens on the Royal […]

Pete Holder RNLI

Pete Holder Retires: The End of an Era

On May 17th 2014 the head of Weston-super-Mare RNLI lifeboat station retires from the RNLI after 40 years’ service. Sadly, after that date he will no longer represent the RNLI nor have any function within it. For many years the words ‘Pete Holder’ and ‘Weston RNLI’ have been synonymous. Unfortunately that all has to change. […]

Photo of the RNLI bringing a Jet Ski ashore

RNLI Volunteers Save Jet Ski In Trouble

The Weston RNLI Crew were taking part in the annual Lifeboat Pull when their pagers sounded off. A Jet Ski rider in Weston Bay had engine problems and was drifting dangerously. Bank Holiday Monday was the time of the Weston-super-Mare RNLI Lifeboat Pull. This is an annual event when a lifeboat is towed by crew […]

A photo of bowls players at Clarence Bowling Club

Clarence Bowling Club Open Day

Clarence Bowling Club are holding an open day on Sunday 18th May 2014 at Clarence Park Bowling Club, Clarence Park, Walliscote Road, Weston-super-Mare. Adults and children are welcome and all the equipment needed, including bowls shoes, will be available for your use. There will also be an opportunity to try Pétanque and refreshments will also be available. […]