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Fundraisers and crew attend the funeral of ‘Mr RNLI’

Date: December 11th, 2019 00:00

It was with much sadness representatives from our fundraisers and crew attended the funeral of Ken Lewis earlier this week. Ken died on the 20th November at the age of 92. Ken had been an

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Welsh RNLI volunteers brace themselves for festive season

Date: December 10th, 2019 00:00

As the festive season approaches, the RNLI in Wales is issuing its own call for help, as new figures show Christmas call outs over the last 40 years have rocketed. At Porthcawl lifeboat crew launches during

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Porthcawl RNLI Active Supporting Membership Scheme Launched

Date: November 6th, 2019 00:00

Porthcawl RNLI's Fundraising and Events Group has launched a new Active Supporting Membership Scheme. Membership forms to become an Active Supporting Member of Porthcawl RNLI are available now at from the our gift shop (open

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Pencoed RAOB ‘The Buffs’ Donate £500 to Porthcawl RNLI

Date: October 31st, 2019 00:00

Last Sunday we had a visit from Pencoed RAOB (Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes) who are known as 'The Buffs.' It was a pleasure to host and show The Buffs around the station. They presented

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Family of Shady Reed Donate £2170 to Porthcawl RNLI

Date: October 21st, 2019 00:00

We were delighted to have a visit from the family of Shady Reed on Sunday to present the money they had raised in memory of Shady by participating in our charity walk. 2019 marks 10

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Two rescues by Porthcawl RNLI to feature in BBC TV Documentary

Date: September 19th, 2019 00:00

The volunteer lifeboat crew of Porthcawl RNLI will return to the small screen again next week as two rescues they carried out features in the next episode of the BBC TV series Saving Lives at

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Latest Shouts

112, 2019

Launch 97/19 – 📟 3.52pm

December 1st, 2019

Our volunteer crew were tasked by UK Coastguard following a report 2 surfers were struggling against the current and being swept around Hutchwns Point from Rest Bay. As the lifeboat arrived on scene we found

2311, 2019

Launch 95+96/19 – 📟 1.56pm

November 23rd, 2019

Our volunteer crew were tasked by UK Coastguard to a group of 6 people and 2 dogs who were cut off by the tide at Nash Point. The group had walked from Llantwit Major along

Latest Events

Porthcawl RNLI Carol Service

December 11th, 2019

Traditional carol service at All Saints Church, Porthcawl - 7pm start. Performances by West Park Primary Choir and Porthcawl Male Voice Choir. Collection for the RNLI. Refreshments afterwards. All welcome.

#RescueFestivity 2019 – Father Christmas arriving on Porthcawl Lifeboat

December 14th, 2019

Join us at the rear of Jennings Building to see Santa arrive into Porthcawl Marina onboard our Atlantic 85 lifeboat. Santa will arrive onboard the lifeboat shortly after 6pm. Afterwards there will be an opportunity