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Data shows demand on RNLI lifeboat crews soared as summer lockdown was eased

Date: November 20th, 2020 00:00

Volunteer crew members at the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) faced an unprecedented summer* with new statistics revealing a dramatic increase in the number of water users needing to be helped by the charity’s lifeboat

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RNLI long service medal awarded

Date: October 23rd, 2020 00:00

Paul Eastment of Porthcawl was recently awarded a long service medal for over twenty years of service to the RNLI. Paul first joined Porthcawl lifeboat crew in late 1997, then in 2002 he held dual

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RNLI in Wales calls on public to be extra cautious over half term break

Date: October 22nd, 2020 00:00

The RNLI is warning people who live by the Welsh coast and can walk to beaches for exercise during the fire break not to take unnecessary risks. The charity is urging people not to put

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Charity urges public to be vigilant of high spring tides this weekend

Date: October 16th, 2020 00:00

The RNLI are reminding the public to check tide times before walking on the coast this weekend as the high spring tides reach a peak on Saturday and Sunday. Spring tides happen twice every month

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Host a Fish Supper and help the RNLI save lives this autumn

Date: October 2nd, 2020 00:00

Lifesavers at the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) are encouraging people to support them by signing up to host a Fish Supper this October and raise vital funds for the lifesaving charity. The RNLI’s annual

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Porthcawl Polar Bears Swim the English Channel and Raise Money for RNLI and NCI

Date: August 25th, 2020 00:00

Four local swimmers proved their fitness by swimming the English Channel this July in a relay format raising money for Porthcawl RNLI and Porthcawl NCI. The team are known as Porthcawl Polar Bears and regularly

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Latest Shouts

2911, 2020

Launch 45/20 – 📟 4.12pm

November 29th, 2020

UK Coastguard tasked our volunteer crew to search for an overdue kayaker following concerns for their safety. The kayaker had been due to paddle the coastline between Ogmore By Sea and Dunraven Bay but hadn’t

2211, 2020

Launch 44/20 – 📟 11.25am

November 22nd, 2020

Porthcawl's volunteer RNLI crew were diverted from a training exercise by UK Coastguard and asked to attend Rest Bay to a report of surfers being swept around the point. As the lifeboat arrived on scene

Latest Events

RNLI Reindeer Run 2020

December 12th, 2020

Gallop, canter, trot or walk to save lives at sea Don(ner) your antlers and running hooves for Reindeer Run - the RNLI’s festive virtual run - and help Rookie the Reindeer save lives at sea.

RNLI Reindeer Run 2020

December 13th, 2020

Gallop, canter, trot or walk to save lives at sea Don(ner) your antlers and running hooves for Reindeer Run – the RNLI’s festive virtual run – and help Rookie the Reindeer save lives at sea.