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Porthcawl RNLI welcomes new lifeboat medical advisor

Date: June 15th, 2021 00:00

Porthcawl RNLI has recently welcomed Dr. Maria Cronje to the role of volunteer Lifeboat Medical Advisor. Maria works as a GP and is a senior partner at North Cornelly Surgery. In the role of Lifeboat

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End of an era as Porthcawl RNLI volunteer helm retires as sea going crew

Date: June 15th, 2021 00:00

Sunday 15 June was a day of mixed emotions for Porthcawl RNLI volunteer helm, Carl Evans as he retired from his role as sea going crew at Porthcawl. Carl joined the crew during the summer

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Busy few hours for Porthcawl RNLI Volunteers on Sunday 13 June

Date: June 14th, 2021 00:00

Porthcawl RNLI volunteers had a very busy few hours yesterday (Sunday 13 June 2021). The first launch request from UK Coastguard came at 5.47pm when both of the charity's lifeboats were requested to launch at

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RNLI in Wales launches new campaign as survey reveals 30M plan summer coast trip

Date: May 28th, 2021 00:00

In light of the stark figures which reveal 30M people are planning to hit the UK coast this summer, the RNLI in Wales is taking steps to ensure their safety. With uncertainty over foreign holidays and

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Porthcawl RNLI crew rescue two from rock at Newton Point

Date: May 17th, 2021 00:00

Porthcawl RNLI’s volunteer crew were tasked by UK Coastguard on Friday 14 May after they’d received a 999 call reporting that two teenagers were trapped on a rock by the incoming tide at Newton Point,

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Long Service Medals for Porthcawl RNLI Fundraisers

Date: May 14th, 2021 00:00

Diana John with Mark Dowie On a recent visit to Porthcawl lifeboat, RNLI CEO, Mark Dowie, was delighted to be able to present four stalwarts of the fundraising team with long service medals.

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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

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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