Hope for new RNLI base in Weston-super-Mare

The RNLI says it may have found a new site for their lifeboat station in Weston-super-Mare after moving out of their base on Birnbeck Pier which was unsafe.

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RNLI abandons Birnbeck Pier - full report

The RNLI has confirmed it has stopped launching its lifeboats from Birnbeck pier in Weston-super-Mare. The charity has said the Victorian structure is simply too dangerous.

It was closed to the public in 1992 but the RNLI has continued launching. Lifeboat crews have been based on the pier for more than a hundred and thirty years. Robert Murphy reports.

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