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Green laser light causes distraction for Porthcawl RNLI crew

Date: January 8th, 2019 00:00

Whilst returning from a multi-agency search on Sunday evening, volunteer crew from Porthcawl RNLI were repeatedly dazzled by a green laser light. Helm of Porthcawl’s Atlantic 85 lifeboat Joe Missen said, “The crew reported being

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Porthcawl RNLI Volunteers Reflect on 2018

Date: January 7th, 2019 00:00

Lifeboats stationed at Porthcawl were launched 108 times in response to incidents during the year. Casualties varied widely from surfers, windsurfers, broken down vessels and persons cut off by the incoming tide. Deputy Launch Authority,

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RNLI urge Christmas swimmers to stay safe before they dive in

Date: December 20th, 2018 00:00

For thousands up and down the coast, a festive dip in the sea is part of a Christmas tradition. RNLI lifeboat stations, community groups and charities have organised dips on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing

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Porthcawl RNLI Volunteer Wins Bravery Award

Date: November 27th, 2018 00:00

Following his nomination to the Bridge FM Radio ‘Young Achievers Award 2018’ which was supported by Bridgend College, Porthcawl’s Ieuan Walmsley-Williams was delighted to hear that he had been selected as the winner of the

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BBC Wales Weatherman Derek Brockway Visits Porthcawl RNLI

Date: November 14th, 2018 00:00

We were delighted to have a visit from BBC Wales weatherman, Derek Brockway earlier today. Derek was in Porthcawl filming for the next series of Weatherman Walking and called at the lifeboat station to find

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Porthcawl Deputy Launch Authority Attends Cenotaph for #ArmisticeDay100

Date: November 11th, 2018 00:00

Porthcawl RNLI’s Deputy Launch Authority, Stephen Jones was honoured to be amongst RNLI crew from across the UK and Ireland at the Cenotaph in London to mark #ArmisticeDay100 Stephen represented the RNLI alongside colleagues from Sligo

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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.