A helmsman with the RNLI has retired after 22 years of service saving lives at sea in Portishead and the surrounding areas.
A RNLI crew responded to reports of a man stuck in the mud at Clevedon on Monday.
Portishead RNLI rescued 60 people in 2016, figures have revealed.
A life-saving charity is desperately appealing for new volunteers from North Somerset to join its ranks.
Lifeboats were launched to reports of a yacht in distress in Clevedon last night (Thursday).
A charity has paid tribute to one of its biggest supporters who died last week.
The curtain was brought down on a mammoth £2million fundraising drive as Portishead’s new RNLI lifeboat station was officially opened on Saturday morning.
A family of five were brought ashore by Portishead’s lifeboat on Friday after being spotted swimming in dangerous water near the town.
Portishead’s volunteer lifeboat crew, as well as fundraisers and supporters, gathered to bid farewell to the trust’s former home and vessel as the Portishead & Bristol Lifeboat was launched from Sugar Loaf Bay for the last time.
The RNLI flag has been raised at Portishead’s new lifeboat station, declaring it fully operational.
Nailsea School’s headteacher and volunteer crewman for Portishead’s lifeboat, Chris Wade, will take on the London Marathon this month.
PORTISHEAD’S new lifeboat station is on target for opening at the end of this month.