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Be ‘beach safe’ is the message as RNLI lifeguards return to 26 beaches in Wales

Date: July 3rd, 2020 00:00

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) and HM Coastguard are today (Friday 3 July) launching a new beach safety campaign in Wales, urging parents to protect their families by following key safety advice to save

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Surviving the Storms: New book showcases incredible rescues by RNLI lifesavers

Date: June 11th, 2020 00:00

A new book providing a collection of first-hand accounts of some of the most dramatic rescues carried out by RNLI lifesavers around the UK and Ireland over the past 20 years is now on sale.

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A letter to the media from the RNLI’s Chairman – Re: The RNLI Lifeguard Service

Date: June 6th, 2020 00:00

The RNLI Chairman, Stuart Popham, has written a letter to the national press in response to media coverage of the charity's lifeguard service provision. I am writing as Chairman of the RNLI Board of Trustees

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Porthcawl RNLI’s Atlantic 85 launched to capsized kayaker

Date: June 1st, 2020 00:00

Porthcawl RNLI’s volunteer crew were tasked by UK Coastguard at 6.47am on Saturday 30 May to assist a kayaker who had capsized between Newton and Tusker Rock. The kayaker was with a friend but had

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Stop. Think. Stay Safe. RNLI in Wales issues important safety advice as Welsh Government announces latest lockdown changes

Date: May 29th, 2020 00:00

The RNLI in Wales has reacted to the Welsh Government’s plans for easing lockdown with an important safety warning. The Government’s changes, from Monday, will limit people to stay local and to not generally travel

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Do not head to the coast this weekend – Stay home to save lives

Date: April 4th, 2020 00:00

It might be tempting to head to the coast this weekend, but please remember to follow Government instructions: stay home to save lives. Enjoy the view from our live cam at 🏡 porthcawl-lifeboat.co.uk #StayHomeSaveLives

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Latest Shouts

2606, 2020

Launch 20+21/20 – 📟 10.34pm

June 26th, 2020

Both lifeboats launched on service to assist Police and Porthcawl Coastguard for a search for a missing person in the Newton beach area. Casualty located on the beach and confirmed by a crew member who

2506, 2020

Launch 19/20 – 📟 8.25pm

June 25th, 2020

UK Coastguard tasked Porthcawl's D Class lifeboat whilst enroute to Ogmore River for a preventative safety action to a report of a dinghy drifting out to sea at Sandy Bay. The D Class returned to

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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