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Saving Lives at Sea is back: RNLI lifesavers return to our screens

Date: August 10th, 2018 00:00

The BBC series Saving Lives at Sea, demonstrating the lifesaving work of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI), will once again be hitting TV screens from Tuesday 21 August 2018. Broadcast at 8pm on BBC2,

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Porthcawl RNLI crews heading towards the busiest year ever

Date: August 1st, 2018 00:00

Volunteer lifeboat crews have launched lifeboats at Porthcawl over eighty times already this year. This is well ahead of any previous year in the station's history. Lifeboat Operations Manager, Philip Missen, commented, ‘The number of

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Porthcawl and Barry Dock Lifeboats Respond to MAYDAY

Date: July 25th, 2018 00:00

At 8.10pm yesterday evening (Tues 24/07/18) - Porthcawl and Barry Dock RNLI lifeboats launched to a 53ft yacht which had made a MAYDAY call as it was taking on water south of Nash Point. Porthcawl’s

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Porthcawl’s Rescue Fest 2018 a Huge Success

Date: July 23rd, 2018 00:00

The event organised by just three RNLI volunteer crew to support Wales’s ‘Year of the Sea’ saw the town’s Cosy Corner, slipway and breakwater area full of various rescue organisations stands and equipment. With brilliant

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Two Different Rescues For Porthcawl RNLI Volunteers

Date: July 9th, 2018 00:00

The weekend proved a busy time for Porthcawl RNLI Lifeboat volunteers. At 19:21 on Saturday evening the crew received an ‘immediate launch’ page from UK Coastguard Agency at Milford. This followed reports of a casualty

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Porthcawl RNLI prepares for #RescueFest2018

Date: July 4th, 2018 00:00

Volunteers at Porthcawl RNLI are busy making final preparations for their exciting RescueFest event to be held on Sunday 22nd July. #RescueFest2018 takes place the day after Porthcawl Carnival Day meaning there are family friendly

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Latest Shouts

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Shout 22.34 📟 – Launch 85/18

August 7th, 2018

Our D Class lifeboat was launched on service following a report a person had entered the water at Sandy Bay (Coney Beach) in the dark. After a brief search it was established the person was

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Shout 18.55 📟 – Launch 84/18

August 5th, 2018

Our Atlantic 85 was launched on service to two girls in an inflatable dinghy off Newton Point. Having originally entered the water on Sandy Bay (Coney Beach) they found themselves blown out to sea and off

Latest Events

Porthcawl RNLI 4th Annual Charity Walk

September 9th, 2018

The walk will consist of three routes, each to suit different ages and abilities. Route 1: will be a walk along the seafront to Rest Bay and return – 5km. Route 2: will be along

Porthcawl Fashion and Food Festival 2018

September 3rd, 2018

Porthcawl Fashion & Food Festival features a series events between Monday 3rd September - Friday 14th September.  This is the first of its kind for Porthcawl, and the events will take place in a variety