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Porthcawl RNLI live streaming is a huge hit during Storm Ophelia

Date: October 17th, 2017 00:00

Live streaming of waves crashing over Porthcawl breakwater was viewed nearly 9,000 times yesterday (16 October). RNLI volunteers are confident giving the public the access to dramatic scenes acted as a successful deterrent at the

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Three calls in one evening for Porthcawl RNLI lifeboat volunteers

Date: August 26th, 2017 00:00

Wednesday teatime started with a kite surfer in difficulty for Porthcawl RNLI. The Atlantic 85 lifeboat launched, and located the casualty in the Newton point area.  When alongside the surfer, it was found she was

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Girls saved from sea by Porthcawl RNLI volunteers in total darkness

Date: August 24th, 2017 00:00

At 10:33pm on Wednesday 23 August, both Porthcawl RNLI lifeboats Rose of the Shires and Jean Ryall were launched to reports of two teenage girls in the sea in Coney Beach, Porthcawl. The first lifeboat

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Yacht and crew rescued by Porthcawl and Mumbles RNLI Lifeboats

Date: August 18th, 2017 00:00

At 2.15pm on Thursday 17 August, Porthcawl RNLI lifeboat Rose of the Shires launched to the rescue of a 30 foot yacht “The Valkyrie” that had broken down and was drifting close to Scarweather Sand

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BBC series Saving Lives at Sea to air from Wednesday 16 August at 8pm on BBC Two

Date: August 9th, 2017 00:00

Porthcawl RNLI lifeboat crew members are to feature in the 12-part documentary series which will show real rescues carried out by the charity’s lifeboat crews and lifeguards around the UK and Ireland. From the remote

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Coffi Co Sets £10,000 Fundraising Target for Porthcawl RNLI

Date: August 7th, 2017 00:00

One of Porthcawl RNLI's new neighbours has set themselves a target to raise £10,000 for the lifeboat station. Having been open for little more than a month and already Coffi Co and its #coffiheads have

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Latest Shouts

1410, 2017

Shout 20.18 📟 – Launch 71/17

October 14th, 2017

UK Coastguard requested the launch of our Atlantic 85 lifeboat to search for a missing person. After around 20 minutes of searching the person was found safe and well ashore. The Atlantic 85 returned to

1310, 2017

Shout 16.29 📟 – Launch 70/17

October 13th, 2017

UK Coastguard requested the launch of our Atlantic 85 lifeboat this afternoon following reports of a kite surfer in difficulty off the end of Porthcawl pier. The kitesurfer was being monitored by National Coastwatch Institution

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