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Porthcawl RNLI Volunteer Wins Bravery Award

Date: November 27th, 2018 00:00

Following his nomination to the Bridge FM Radio ‘Young Achievers Award 2018’ which was supported by Bridgend College, Porthcawl’s Ieuan Walmsley-Williams was delighted to hear that he had been selected as the winner of the

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BBC Wales Weatherman Derek Brockway Visits Porthcawl RNLI

Date: November 14th, 2018 00:00

We were delighted to have a visit from BBC Wales weatherman, Derek Brockway earlier today. Derek was in Porthcawl filming for the next series of Weatherman Walking and called at the lifeboat station to find

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Porthcawl Deputy Launch Authority Attends Cenotaph for #ArmisticeDay100

Date: November 11th, 2018 00:00

Porthcawl RNLI’s Deputy Launch Authority, Stephen Jones was honoured to be amongst RNLI crew from across the UK and Ireland at the Cenotaph in London to mark #ArmisticeDay100 Stephen represented the RNLI alongside colleagues from Sligo

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Two Father and Sons to the Rescue!

Date: October 30th, 2018 00:00

A busy two days for Porthcawl RNLI Lifeboat volunteers. Sunday’s first shout to a windsurfer in difficulties and a special crew on board the lifeboat. Later in the afternoon crews were tasked to carry out

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Building the boats behind the rescues

Date: October 17th, 2018 00:00

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) have built their inshore lifeboats at the charity’s Inshore Lifeboat Centre in East Cowes (Isle of Wight) since 1963. 55 years on, the facility is still going strong, producing

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Family and friends cycle Mumbles to Porthcawl lifeboat stations

Date: October 8th, 2018 00:00

Memory ride for the RNLI Over 50 friends and family met at The Mumbles lifeboat station on Sunday to raise money for the RNLI in memory of Tim Mahoney. Tim sadly passed away from cancer

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Latest Shouts

2511, 2018

Launch 108/18 – 📟 10.30

November 25th, 2018

Whilst on training exercise our volunteer crew onboard our Atlantic 85 lifeboat were flagged down by a windsurfer to the east of Hutchwns Point. He was experiencing difficulties due to the tide and wind conditions

2311, 2018

Launch 106+107/18 – 📟 16.32

November 23rd, 2018

Both lifeboats launched on service to conduct a search. All resolved and lifeboats were stood down and returned to station.

Latest Events

Porthcawl RNLI Carol Service

December 12th, 2018

Traditional carol service at All Saints Church, Porthcawl - 7pm start. Performances by West Park Primary Choir and Porthcawl Male Voice Choir. Refreshments afterwards. All welcome.

#RescueFestivity 2018 – Santa arriving on Porthcawl Lifeboat

December 22nd, 2018

Join us at the rear of Jennings Building to see Santa arrive into Porthcawl Marina onboard our Atlantic 85 lifeboat. Santa will arrive onboard the lifeboat shortly after 5pm. Afterwards there will be an opportunity