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Porthcawl RNLI – LIVE coastal streaming cam of storm Ciara

Date: February 7th, 2020 00:00

With weather warnings in place for this weekend RNLI volunteers are encouraging the public to watch Porthcawl RNLI’s live storm footage safely from home or on their mobile device. The LIVE stream is available by

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RNLI seeks new recruits to help share safety messaging and raise funds in Porthcawl

Date: February 7th, 2020 00:00

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is currently looking to recruit more face-to-face fundraisers in Porthcawl to help share vital safety messages and encourage new supporters to sign up and donate after the charity experienced

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Porthcawl Lifeboat rescues surfer swept around headland in the Vale of Glamorgan

Date: January 9th, 2020 00:00

The volunteer RNLI crew from Porthcawl launched the charity's Atlantic 85 lifeboat on service for the first time this year on Wednesday afternoon to rescue a surfer who had been swept around a headland in

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RNLI urge swimmers to stay safe this Christmas and New Year

Date: December 21st, 2019 00:00

For thousands of people along the coast, a festive dip in the sea is a Christmas tradition. In Porthcawl the 55th Christmas Day Swim takes place at Sandy Bay (Coney Beach) with swimmers entering the water

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Porthcawl and Port Talbot Lifeboats in night time search for fishing boat

Date: December 18th, 2019 00:00

The volunteer RNLI crews from Porthcawl and Port Talbot launched the charity's lifeboats on service early on Wednesday morning to search for a fishing boat in the dark which had run into difficulty between Port

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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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Latest Shouts

3005, 2020

Launch 11/20 – 📟 6.47am

May 30th, 2020

Tasked by UK Coastguard to a kayaker who had capsized between Newton and Tusker Rock and been unable to get back onto his kayak. The Atlantic 85 lifeboat was launched on service locating the kayaker,

2805, 2020

Launch 10/20 – 📟 3.03pm

May 28th, 2020

UK Coastguard requested the launch of our D Class lifeboat to a report of a swimmer in difficulty at Trecco Bay. The swimmer had made it to shore requiring no further assistance shortly before the

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