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Derek Crowder’s 80th birthday cycling challenge for RNLI

Date: February 26th, 2021 00:00

On Saturday 20 February Porthcawl's Derek Crowder completed a cycling challenge to celebrate his 80th birthday. With nearly £600 raised so far, all funds raised go towards saving lives at sea at Porthcawl. Derek rode

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RNLI’s water safety warning during Welsh half term break

Date: February 13th, 2021 00:00

With half term approaching next week, the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is urging anyone, who is able under government guidelines to visit the Welsh coast to stay safe. The charity is urging people not

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With great sadness we learn of the loss of station friend and visits volunteer, Peter Furlong

Date: January 12th, 2021 00:00

It is of great sadness to learn that Porthcawl RNLI have lost a long term friend and indeed in recent years, a volunteer at our station. Peter Furlong was extremely experienced in all nautical matters

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RNLI renewed safety call for families using the Welsh coast for exercise

Date: January 8th, 2021 00:00

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is urging anyone lucky enough to live within walking distance of the coast during lockdown to stay safe and not take any unnecessary risks that may put extra pressure

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Porthcawl RNLI releases video of 2020

Date: January 1st, 2021 00:00

Porthcawl RNLI have released a short video of helmet camera footage captured during 2020. 2020 was a very difficult year for us all due to the coronavirus pandemic and was a year in which we

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Five most dramatic RNLI lifeboat rescues of 2020 video released

Date: December 15th, 2020 00:00

As Christmas approaches, the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is urging people to take care as statistics show lifeboats will launch over 100 times during the festive period* to help those in need. Figures over

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Launch 3/21 – 📟 7.37pm

February 26th, 2021

Porthcawl's volunteer crew were tasked at 7.37pm to assist 4 teenage girls who were trapped on the Porthcawl side of the Ogmore river. The girls had been located near to the river mouth by the

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Launch 1+2/21 – 📟 4.16pm

January 2nd, 2021

UK Coastguard paged our volunteer crew following a report that there were people possibly cut off by the tide at Witches Point, Southerndown. Both the charity's D Class and Atlantic 85 lifeboats were launched on

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