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Seventy Years on we Remember the Maritime Tragedy at Sker Point

Date: April 24th, 2017

A service was held at All Saints Church, Porthcawl and at the memorial plaque in the rocks at Sker Point over the weekend in memory of those lost at Sker seventy years ago. Porthcawl’s combined

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Maesteg’s Mr RNLI retires at age 89

Date: March 30th, 2017

Ken Lewis an RNLI volunteer fund raiser has decided to retire from active service due to mobility issues after almost 40 years of representing the charity particularly in the Maesteg area. During his time with

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Porthcawl: Busiest RNLI Inshore Lifeboat Station in Wales 2016

Date: March 29th, 2017

Figures released by the RNLI today show Porthcawl RNLI crew were again Wales' busiest inshore lifeboat station during 2016 in terms of callouts. Porthcawl crew launched 80 times, rescuing 45 people and saving 7 lives.

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Porthcawl RNLI Rescue Injured Horse Rider

Date: March 16th, 2017

Porthcawl RNLI volunteer crew were paged by UK Coastguard at 16:05 Wednesday 15th March following reports that a female horse rider was injured at Sker Beach, Kenfig Sands. Both the D class lifeboat, ‘Jean Ryall’,

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Volunteer at Porthcawl RNLI

Date: January 20th, 2017

Interested in volunteering at Porthcawl RNLI? We need volunteers to join our lifeboat crew, shore crew, shop and visits team. Volunteering as Lifeboat Crew Imagine for a moment that you’re part of the crew on

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Thrown Horse Rider Rescued

Date: January 15th, 2017

Porthcawl RNLI volunteer crew were paged by UK Coastguard at 12:49 Sunday 15th January following reports that a female horse rider was injured at Kenfig Sands, Sker Beach. The D class lifeboat, ‘Jean Ryall’, was

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Latest Shouts

1705, 2017

RNLI Shout 11.46 📟

May 17th, 2017

Our volunteers launched both lifeboats to provide casualty care and assist our colleagues from Porthcawl Coastguard team with a casualty at Sker Point. The casualty had fallen and sustained head injuries. Our volunteers provided casualty

1005, 2017

RNLI Shout 20.41 📟

May 10th, 2017

Our crew onboard the Atlantic 85 lifeboat were diverted from their training exercise yesterday evening and tasked by UK Coastguard to conduct a search of the area between Sker Point and the long arm at

Latest Events

Samtampa and Mumbles Lifeboat Memorial Service

April 22nd, 2017

Seventy Years on we Remember the Maritime Tragedy at Sker Point. A service will be held at All Saints Church, Porthcawl at 3:00pm on Saturday 22nd April in memory of those lost at Sker Point