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Porthcawl RNLI volunteer launches online gym classes to keep the community fit

Date: March 26th, 2020 00:00

Local gym owner and Porthcawl RNLI crew member Gareth Charnock has launched live online gym classes open to the whole community aimed at getting them fit. Gareth who has been a member of the RNLI

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Safety advice for coastal visitors during COVID-19 outbreak

Date: March 20th, 2020 00:00

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is urging anyone planning a visit to the coast this weekend to stay safe and not take any unnecessary risks. Given the current COVID-19 outbreak and the importance of

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Covid-19 Update

Date: March 17th, 2020 00:00

Given the current situation with COVID-19 our lifeboat station is closed to all visitors but will remain operational 24/7. All organised visits to the lifeboat station are cancelled and only operational crew may attend the

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Porthcawl RNLI to hold year long festival celebrating its 55th Anniversary

Date: February 21st, 2020 00:00

To mark 55 years since the RNLI established an inshore lifeboat station at Porthcawl the fundraising and events team will be holding a series of events throughout the year. Plans include two special weekends of

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RNLI seeks new recruits to help share safety messaging and raise funds in Porthcawl

Date: February 7th, 2020 00:00

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is currently looking to recruit more face-to-face fundraisers in Porthcawl to help share vital safety messages and encourage new supporters to sign up and donate after the charity experienced

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Porthcawl RNLI – LIVE coastal streaming cam of storm Ciara

Date: February 7th, 2020 00:00

With weather warnings in place for this weekend RNLI volunteers are encouraging the public to watch Porthcawl RNLI’s live storm footage safely from home or on their mobile device. The LIVE stream is available by

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Latest Shouts

803, 2020

Launch 6/20 – 📟 1.17pm

March 8th, 2020

Porthcawl's Atlantic 85 lifeboat was launched to assist with a multi agency incident in the Vale of Glamorgan area.

703, 2020

Launch 5/20 – 📟 1.09pm

March 7th, 2020

UK Coastguard tasked our volunteer crew to a windsurfer in difficulty in Newton Bay. The inital report had come from Porthcawl NCI. The D Class lifeboat was launched on service and located the casualty who

Latest Events

CANCELLED – #RESCUEFEST2020

June 14th, 2020

We are disappointed to announce that we have had to make the decision to cancel RescueFest2020 and we hope to be able to return with the event in 2021. Chris Page, volunteer helm at Porthcawl