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Forthcoming Events

Saturday 30 Nov 2019

Wells Christmas Tide

The Quay

Christmas fun and festivities... lights switch on on Staithe Street around 5pm, parade to the quay approx 5.45pm and arrival of Santa Claus by sea from the North Pole and fireworks around 6.30pm. The inshore lifeboat will accompany Santa's boat up the quay (subject to any operational requirements). Other events include Christmas Tree festival in the Gordon Barrett Memorial Hall in Clubbs Lane from noon on Friday 29th December and various activities and stalls all day Saturday.
    See Christmas Tide website

Sunday 15 Dec 2019

Christmas Carols at the Boathouse

The Boathouse, 6.30pm

Join us at the Boathouse on Sunday 15 December for a Christmas Carol Service, with Fakenham Town Band and Wells Churches Together.


November 2019

Saturday 30

December 2019

Sunday 15

Shannon Latest

Planning permission has been granted for a new lifeboat station at Wells to house our forthcoming Shannon-class all weather lifeboat but legal work relating to the new site has taken longer than expected and we are now hoping that building work will be able to start in Spring 2020. This will take around 18 months to complete so our new Shannon-class lifeboat should then come into service late in 2021.

Funding for the new lifeboat was raised in part with a station appeal for £250,000 in 2014-15 and also by the Civil Service charity The Lifeboat Fund with its 150th Anniversary Appeal. We are hugely grateful to everyone who has donated, fund-raised, helped and supported us both locally and across the UK and even further afield. Your contribution is appreciated and will help to save lives and keep our volunteeer crews safe in the years to come. Read more about the station appeal

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