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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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Three Welsh RNLI stations to feature in new series of popular TV documentary

Date: August 31st, 2019 00:00

The volunteer lifeboat crews of Porthcawl, Barry Dock and Penarth RNLI will all take to the small screen next week as they feature in the latest episode of the BBC TV series Saving Lives at

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Porthcawl RNLI September Events

Date: August 29th, 2019 00:00

During September we have a fantastic range of events taking place all in support of Porthcawl RNLI. The Porthcawl Fashion and Food Festival features nearly two weeks of events allowing local businesses to showcase their

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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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Latest Shouts

801, 2020

Launch 1/20 – 📟 3.12pm

January 8th, 2020

Our volunteer crew were tasked by UK Coastguard to a surfer in difficulty on the Vale of Glamorgan coastline. A surfer had been swept around a headland by a rip current and was trapped by

1812, 2019

Launch 98+99/19 – 📟 5.01am

December 18th, 2019

Our volunteer crew were paged by UK Coastguard to join RNLI Port Talbot’s D Class lifeboat in a search for a fishing boat which had encountered engine difficulties and been swept onto the shore. Both Porthcawl's Atlantic

Latest Events

CANCELLED – #RescueFestivity 2019 – Father Christmas arriving on Porthcawl Lifeboat

December 14th, 2019

CANCELLED - Father Christmas arriving by Porthcawl Lifeboat Sat 14th Dec 6pm Sadly we have taken the decision to cancel due to forecasted bad weather. Whilst our volunteer crews are ready to launch 24/7 in