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Porthcawl RNLI volunteer offers assistance at Whaley Bridge

Date: August 5th, 2019 00:00

Volunteers from the RNLI's Flood Rescue teams have been working as part of the multi-agency response to the ongoing situation at Toddbrook Reservoir. Paul Eastment, Area Lifesaving Manager for the RNLI, who lives in Porthcawl

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Father and Son Lifeboat Crew Launch on Rescue Mission

Date: May 29th, 2019 00:00

Porthcawl RNLI volunteers were paged at lunchtime on Sunday 26 May following the report of a yacht in difficulty approximately two and half miles off Porthcawl. The twenty three feet sailing boat with three persons

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Beth Foot Forward Around Britain

Date: April 28th, 2019 00:00

A special visitor arrived at Porthcawl RNLI lifeboat station on Sunday 28 April 2019. Beth Wickes, who is walking the GB mainland coast, started the next leg of her journey at Porthcawl heading to Port

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Porthcawl Lifeboat the Busiest in Wales Supports the RNLI Mayday Campaign

Date: April 14th, 2019 00:00

The latest RNLI rescue figures for 2018 reveal the busiest station in Wales was Porthcawl with 112 launches, the volunteer crew also rescued more people than any other station across Wales - 144 people in

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Wales prepares to give it some welly and answer the RNLI’s Mayday call

Date: April 8th, 2019 00:00

The latest RNLI rescue figures reveal there were 1,100 lifeboat launches at Wales’ 30 lifeboat stations in 2018, with 1,216 people aided between Flint and Penarth.   The RNLI is now calling on the people of

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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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Latest Shouts

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

411, 2019

Launch 94/19 – 📟 11.40am

November 4th, 2019

Our volunteer crew were tasked by UK Coastguard to conduct a search off Ogmore By Sea to investigate reports of an object in the water. The crew launched our Atlantic 85 lifeboat and whilst searching

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.