Police Tag

Our volunteers were called out early today by Coastguards at 1:11 am to reports of a missing despondent male on Brean beach. BARB was tasked with assisting Burnham Coastguard Rescue Team and Avon and Somerset Police in a search using our rescue hovercraft. Fortunately, we were stood down soon...

BARB’s volunteers had an early start to the day this morning when we were called out at 5.31 am by Coastguards to assist with the search for a missing person. Our hovercraft was launched from Burnham beach and flew along the coastline to Brean, while several...

BARB’s crews were called out at 10.47 pm this evening (Saturday) alongside Burnham and Weston Coastguards and the RNLI to reports of a missing person, possibly stuck in quick sand on Brean beach. Both our hovercraft were taken by road to the rendezvous point at Brean’s...

Our volunteers were called out at 1.50 pm today to assist Coastguards and Police following concerns for the welfare of a despondent person on Burnham jetty. BARB’s Water Rescue Team was tasked with backing up the Police, who spoke to the person before guiding her away...