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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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Two Father and Sons to the Rescue!

Date: October 30th, 2018 00:00

A busy two days for Porthcawl RNLI Lifeboat volunteers. Sunday’s first shout to a windsurfer in difficulties and a special crew on board the lifeboat. Later in the afternoon crews were tasked to carry out

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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