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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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Father and Son Lifeboat Crew Launch on Rescue Mission

Date: May 29th, 2019 00:00

Porthcawl RNLI volunteers were paged at lunchtime on Sunday 26 May following the report of a yacht in difficulty approximately two and half miles off Porthcawl. The twenty three feet sailing boat with three persons

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Beth Foot Forward Around Britain

Date: April 28th, 2019 00:00

A special visitor arrived at Porthcawl RNLI lifeboat station on Sunday 28 April 2019. Beth Wickes, who is walking the GB mainland coast, started the next leg of her journey at Porthcawl heading to Port

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Porthcawl Lifeboat the Busiest in Wales Supports the RNLI Mayday Campaign

Date: April 14th, 2019 00:00

The latest RNLI rescue figures for 2018 reveal the busiest station in Wales was Porthcawl with 112 launches, the volunteer crew also rescued more people than any other station across Wales - 144 people in

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Wales prepares to give it some welly and answer the RNLI’s Mayday call

Date: April 8th, 2019 00:00

The latest RNLI rescue figures reveal there were 1,100 lifeboat launches at Wales’ 30 lifeboat stations in 2018, with 1,216 people aided between Flint and Penarth.   The RNLI is now calling on the people of

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Jez Perkins takes on Everest base camp challenge for the RNLI

Date: January 25th, 2019 00:00

Between 7 to 24 March this year Jez Perkins will climb to Everest base camp while raising funds for the RNLI towards Saving Lives At Sea. Jez recently called into the lifeboat station at Porthcawl

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Latest Shouts

1408, 2019

Launch 73/19 – 📟 7.32pm

August 14th, 2019

The Atlantic 85 lifeboat was diverted from its training exercise following a report of a group of people attempting to cross the Ogmore River by a concerned resident of Ogmore By Sea. The crew searched

608, 2019

Launch 71+72/19 – 📟 2.49pm

August 6th, 2019

UK Coastguard requested the launch of both of Porthcawl's lifeboats to assist with a multi agency incident close inshore.

Latest Events

Porthcawl RNLI 5th Annual Charity Walk

September 8th, 2019

The walk will consist of three routes, each to suit different ages and abilities. Route 1: will be a walk along the seafront to Rest Bay and return – 5km. Route 2: will be along

Porthcawl Fashion & Food Festival 2019

September 2nd, 2019

A celebration of Porthcawl in support of Wales’ busiest RNLI lifeboat station (during 2018) Over a week of events in and around Porthcawl allowing local businesses to showcase their enterprise whilst showing support and raising