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Holiday safety plea as Wales RNLI lifeguards rescue 1,603 kids last summer

Date: July 16th, 2021 00:00

The RNLI and Her Majesty’s (HM) Coastguard are calling for families in Wales to take care at the coast as the first week of the six-week break begins. New figures released show that RNLI lifeguards

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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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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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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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Latest Shouts

1301, 2022

Launch 1/22 – 📟 12.46pm

January 13th, 2022

UK Coastguard tasked Porthcawl's volunteer RNLI crew to assess the situation with a vessel that was reported to have suffered engine difficulties off Porthcawl's breakwater. The relief D Class lifeboat, Super G II was launched

2711, 2021

Launch 76/21 – 📟 11.09am

November 27th, 2021

UK Coastguard requested the launch of the charity’s relief D Class lifeboat Super G II following a report a small inflatable boat with two people onboard had suffered engine difficulties off Rhych Point. The lifeboat was

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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