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New inshore lifeboat Hugo Missen goes on service at Porthcawl RNLI

Date: January 28th, 2022 00:00

Wednesday 26 January was a day of mixed emotions for the volunteers at Porthcawl RNLI when the charity’s new D Class lifeboat D861 Hugo Missen arrived at Porthcawl. The lifeboat has been named in memory

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South Wales fisherman saved by his mobile phone

Date: November 23rd, 2021 00:00

A fisherman was rescued from the water on Monday 22nd November by Porthcawl RNLI's volunteer crew after using his mobile phone to call the emergency services for help. UK Coastguard tasked both Porthcawl’s Atlantic 85

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Latest Shouts

2206, 2022

Launch 22+23/22 – 📟 5.14pm

June 22nd, 2022

UK Coastguard requested the launch of both Porthcawl's inshore lifeboats to assist Police and Llantwit Major Coastguard Team at Llantwit Major beach.

1506, 2022

Launch 20+21/22 – 📟 6.50pm

June 15th, 2022

Porthcawl's volunteer RNLI crew were diverted from their training exercise by UK Coastguard following a report from Porthcawl NCI that a group of 3 people were cut off on the south side of Dunraven Bay,

Latest Events

Porthcawl RNLI Charity Walk 2022

May 1st, 2022

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