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Buckingham Palace garden party to mark 200 years of saving lives at sea

Date: May 22nd, 2024 00:00

His Majesty The King has granted permission for a garden party at Buckingham Palace in celebration of the 200th anniversary of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI). The RNLI 200th Anniversary Garden Party will be

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New Lifeboat Operations Manager at Porthcawl RNLI

Date: March 31st, 2024 00:00

Andrew Walmsley has recently taken up the volunteer position of Lifeboat Operations Manager at Porthcawl RNLI. Andrew works as an electrical technician and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the role having been

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Porthcawl lifeboat station celebrates RNLI’s 200th anniversary

Date: March 4th, 2024 00:00

On Monday (4 March 2024) the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) celebrates 200 years of saving lives at sea – thanks to volunteers, like those at Porthcawl lifeboat station, giving their time to save others,

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Porthcawl RNLI Lifeboat Operations Manager retires after nearly 26 years in role

Date: March 1st, 2024 00:00

Porthcawl RNLI volunteer Philip L Missen MBE is stepping down from the role of Lifeboat Operations Manager at Porthcawl having joined the RNLI as a volunteer on 19 April 1974 at 20 years of age.

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Video shows dramatic moment swimmer is rescued by Porthcawl RNLI after being caught in rip

Date: October 30th, 2023 00:00

Footage has been released of the moment an exhausted father was pulled from the water by Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) volunteers after a strong current carried him out to sea. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T-Tb-YDMwRY Ian

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Porthcawl RNLI sadness following the news of the passing of Marj Abraham.

Date: September 23rd, 2023 00:00

Porthcawl RNLI are mourning the loss of former fundraiser, Marj Abraham and the station flag currently flies at half mast. Station chair Ian Stroud said: ‘Marj Abraham was a stalwart when it came to raising

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Latest Shouts

1105, 2024

Launch 24/24 – 📟 7.30pm

May 11th, 2024

Porthcawl RNLI’s volunteer crew were returning to station from an earlier incident at Newton onboard the charity's Atlantic 85 Rose of the Shires when they were tasked by HM Coastguard to a report of multiple

1105, 2024

Launch 23/24 – 📟 6.49pm

May 11th, 2024

Porthcawl RNLI’s volunteer crew were on exercise onboard the charity's Atlantic 85 Rose of the Shires when tasked by HM Coastguard to a child that was refusing to leave the water at Newton Beach by her

Latest Events

RescueFest 2024

June 16th, 2024

RescueFest 2024 is Porthcawl RNLI's exciting, free, family friendly open day and rescue demonstration event. Expect action packed demonstrations and displays by the RNLI, emergency services and other organisations. Plus, newfoundland dog display, entertainment and