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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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Two Rescued from Rocks at Sker Point

Date: December 30th, 2016

Porthcawl RNLI volunteer crew were paged by UK Coastguard at 17:38 Friday 30th December following reports of a small boat with two persons aboard having run aground on rocks at Sker Point. Both lifeboats were

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Ben Fogle backs RNLI appeal urging supporters to opt in to hear from the charity

Date: December 15th, 2016

From 1 January 2017, the RNLI will be the first major charity to move to an opt in only approach for communicating with its supporters. The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) has joined forces with

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Nessa and friends push the boat out for the RNLI at Porthcawl

Date: November 21st, 2016

Ruth Jones aka ‘Nessa’ from Gavin and Stacey fame, entertained a packed Porthcawl Grand Pavilion theatre last Friday all to raise money for Porthcawl RNLI. The evening is thought to have raised in the region

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Latest Shouts

2003, 2017

RNLI Shout 20.36 📟

March 20th, 2017

Our volunteers launched both lifeboats on service following reports that 3 people were in the water at Ogmore By Sea. Police had received a call from a person at Ogmore By Sea car park reporting

2003, 2017

RNLI Shout 03.02 📟

March 20th, 2017

Both lifeboats launched on service to conduct a shoreline search of the coastline between Hutchwns Point and Ogmore River for a missing 14 year old. The lifeboats conducted a thorough search of the area. Other

Latest Events

Open Day – Rescue Display 2017

February 2nd, 2017

Watch this space - further details coming soon!

Samtampa and Mumbles Lifeboat Memorial Service

April 22nd, 2017

A service will be held at All Saints Church, Porthcawl in memory of those lost at Sker Point seventy years ago. Porthcawl’s combined rescue services made up of Porthcawl Fire and Rescue, Porthcawl Unit of