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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

1302, 2020

Launch 3+4/20 – 6.02pm

February 13th, 2020

Our volunteer crew were tasked by UK Coastguard to a report 2 people were cut off by the incoming tide at Southerndown. The casualties were disorientated and unsure of their exact location. Both our Atlantic

502, 2020

Launch 2/20 – 📟 11.22am

February 5th, 2020

Our volunteer crew were tasked by UK Coastguard to assist a casualty who had fallen from a horse close to the waters edge near the Ogmore river mouth. Our crew were first to arrive on

Latest Events

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