July 2020

BARB CALL-OUT #32: August 11th/12th: A multi-agency search operation was launched overnight to find a child reported to be missing in Berrow. BARB’s volunteers were called out alongside Burnham-On-Sea Coastguard and Avon and Somerset Police to the John Fowler/Sandy Glade Holiday Park in Coast Road just...

As BARB’s crew was completing call-out #30 on Brean beach, we were tasked by Coastguards with providing safety cover during a separate incident. A group of three people in an inflatable dinghy were spotted in difficulty several hundred metres offshore. Our hovercraft launched on the...

A BARB crew was called out at 4.40pm by Brean’s beach warden to assist in recovering a vehicle stuck in soft sand at the top of the beach. The grateful motorist, who was visiting on a day trip from Bristol, thanked our crew and made...

Our crews were tasked to Uphill beach this evening at 10pm amid concern for the welfare of a person in mud alongside Weston-Super-Mare Coastguard Rescue Team, Clevedon Coastguard Rescue Team, RNLI and Avon and Somerset Police. The person was successfully rescued and our crews were stood down on route....

Our inshore boat crew was called to a lake in Bridgwater to assist Secret World Wildlife Rescue with a wildlife rescue. A badly injured bird that was tied up in fishing line was successfully rescued from deep water, thereby avoiding anyone putting themselves in difficulty...