News

Latest News Stories

Couple to visit every Welsh RNLI lifeboat station in RNLI/911 fundraiser

Date: August 28th, 2021 00:00

A couple are attempting to visit every lifeboat station in Wales between 23 August and 1 September. Travelling over 2000 miles in ‘Splash’ their Porsche 911, the challenge will be covered in 9.11 days in

By | August 28th, 2021|Comments Off on Couple to visit every Welsh RNLI lifeboat station in RNLI/911 fundraiser

Surfer recalls dramatic rescue by RNLI in new documentary

Date: August 18th, 2021 00:00

A surfer who was saved by Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) volunteers after being washed around a headland into huge breaking waves will soon be on TV screens as he recalls the death-defying rescue. Jack

By | August 18th, 2021|Comments Off on Surfer recalls dramatic rescue by RNLI in new documentary

Climbing Snowdon for Porthcawl RNLI

Date: August 14th, 2021 00:00

Three Porthcawl friends have set themselves a very tough challenge, they have planned to drive to Snowdonia and then climb Snowdon on the same day, 7 Sept. They decided to raise money for charity and

By | August 14th, 2021|Comments Off on Climbing Snowdon for Porthcawl RNLI

Pyle and Kenfig veterans golf society make cheque presentation to Porthcawl RNLI

Date: August 9th, 2021 00:00

Porthcawl RNLI lifeboat's fundraising team were delighted to have a visit from Pyle & Kenfig veterans golf society on Sunday 8 August to make a cheque presentation for £360. The funds were raised during their Cotswolds

By | August 14th, 2021|Comments Off on Pyle and Kenfig veterans golf society make cheque presentation to Porthcawl RNLI

Porthcawl RNLI rescue a dog lost at sea for three hours

Date: July 17th, 2021 00:00

Porthcawl RNLI’s volunteer crew were launched twice on Saturday (17 July) after a springer spaniel was last seen entering the water at Newton Beach early on Saturday morning. Ollie the springer spaniel had entered the

By | July 17th, 2021|Comments Off on Porthcawl RNLI rescue a dog lost at sea for three hours

Holiday safety plea as Wales RNLI lifeguards rescue 1,603 kids last summer

Date: July 16th, 2021 00:00

The RNLI and Her Majesty’s (HM) Coastguard are calling for families in Wales to take care at the coast as the first week of the six-week break begins. New figures released show that RNLI lifeguards

By | July 16th, 2021|Comments Off on Holiday safety plea as Wales RNLI lifeguards rescue 1,603 kids last summer

Latest Shouts

1909, 2021

Launch 61/21 – 📟 6.19pm

September 19th, 2021

UK Coastguard paged Porthcawl's volunteer crew following a report a group of 5 teenagers had got cut off by the tide at the Ogmore river and there was concern they may attempt to cross at

1509, 2021

Launch 60/21 – 📟 1.28pm

September 15th, 2021

UK Coastguard tasked Porthcawl RNLI's volunteer crew following a report of a Stand Up Paddleboarder (SUP) in difficulty in Newton Bay. The SUP-er was reported to be waving and shouting for help. UK Coastguard requested the

Latest Events

POSTPONED – Porthcawl RNLI Annual Charity Walk 2021

September 5th, 2021

The 2021 annual charity walk due to take place in September 2021 has been postponed due to the uncertainty caused by Covid-19. It will take place in April 2022 depending on circumstances closer to the