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Jez Perkins takes on Everest base camp challenge for the RNLI

Date: January 25th, 2019 00:00

Between 7 to 24 March this year Jez Perkins will climb to Everest base camp while raising funds for the RNLI towards Saving Lives At Sea. Jez recently called into the lifeboat station at Porthcawl

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Green laser light causes distraction for Porthcawl RNLI crew

Date: January 8th, 2019 00:00

Whilst returning from a multi-agency search on Sunday evening, volunteer crew from Porthcawl RNLI were repeatedly dazzled by a green laser light. Helm of Porthcawl’s Atlantic 85 lifeboat Joe Missen said, “The crew reported being

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Porthcawl RNLI Volunteers Reflect on 2018

Date: January 7th, 2019 00:00

Lifeboats stationed at Porthcawl were launched 108 times in response to incidents during the year. Casualties varied widely from surfers, windsurfers, broken down vessels and persons cut off by the incoming tide. Deputy Launch Authority,

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RNLI urge Christmas swimmers to stay safe before they dive in

Date: December 20th, 2018 00:00

For thousands up and down the coast, a festive dip in the sea is part of a Christmas tradition. RNLI lifeboat stations, community groups and charities have organised dips on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing

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Porthcawl RNLI Volunteer Wins Bravery Award

Date: November 27th, 2018 00:00

Following his nomination to the Bridge FM Radio ‘Young Achievers Award 2018’ which was supported by Bridgend College, Porthcawl’s Ieuan Walmsley-Williams was delighted to hear that he had been selected as the winner of the

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BBC Wales Weatherman Derek Brockway Visits Porthcawl RNLI

Date: November 14th, 2018 00:00

We were delighted to have a visit from BBC Wales weatherman, Derek Brockway earlier today. Derek was in Porthcawl filming for the next series of Weatherman Walking and called at the lifeboat station to find

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1402, 2019

Launch 7+8/19 – 📟 9.16am

February 14th, 2019

Both Porthcawl's Atlantic 85 and D Class lifeboats were tasked by UK Coastguard as part of a multi-agency search.

1002, 2019

Launch 6/19 – 📟 10.43am

February 10th, 2019

Porthcawl's volunteer crew were tasked whilst out on training exercise to a casualty at Kenfig Sands (Sker Beach) who had injured their ankle whilst out running. The Atlantic 85 lifeboat proceeded to the scene and

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