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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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A callout with a difference

Date: August 24th, 2020 00:00

Two of Porthcawl’s RNLI volunteers celebrated their sixtieth wedding anniversary during August. John and Marj Abraham had a special surprise when they they answered the door at their Porthcawl home on the evening of their

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A challenging year in which Porthcawl RNLI volunteers remain ready to respond 24/7

Date: August 11th, 2020 00:00

Porthcawl lifeboat crews have launched on 28 occasions to call outs since lockdown was introduced on 23 March. Volunteers have maintained launching throughout to those in distress whilst following RNLI and government guidelines. At Porthcawl

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Be ‘beach safe’ is the message as RNLI lifeguards return to 26 beaches in Wales

Date: July 3rd, 2020 00:00

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) and HM Coastguard are today (Friday 3 July) launching a new beach safety campaign in Wales, urging parents to protect their families by following key safety advice to save

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Former Porthcawl crew member Alex Evans celebrates 20 years of volunteering for the RNLI

Date: June 21st, 2020 00:00

Alex Evans is a third generation lifeboat volunteer following in his father's - Wayne Evans and grandfather’s welly boots, who were on the crew at Porthcawl Lifeboat Station. Alex joined the RNLI when he was

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Surviving the Storms: New book showcases incredible rescues by RNLI lifesavers

Date: June 11th, 2020 00:00

A new book providing a collection of first-hand accounts of some of the most dramatic rescues carried out by RNLI lifesavers around the UK and Ireland over the past 20 years is now on sale.

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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

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

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