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Stop. Think. Stay Safe. RNLI in Wales issues important safety advice as Welsh Government announces latest lockdown changes

Date: May 29th, 2020 00:00

The RNLI in Wales has reacted to the Welsh Government’s plans for easing lockdown with an important safety warning. The Government’s changes, from Monday, will limit people to stay local and to not generally travel

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Do not head to the coast this weekend – Stay home to save lives

Date: April 4th, 2020 00:00

It might be tempting to head to the coast this weekend, but please remember to follow Government instructions: stay home to save lives. Enjoy the view from our live cam at 🏡 porthcawl-lifeboat.co.uk #StayHomeSaveLives

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Porthcawl RNLI volunteer launches online gym classes to keep the community fit

Date: March 26th, 2020 00:00

Local gym owner and Porthcawl RNLI crew member Gareth Charnock has launched live online gym classes open to the whole community aimed at getting them fit. Gareth who has been a member of the RNLI

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Safety advice for coastal visitors during COVID-19 outbreak

Date: March 20th, 2020 00:00

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is urging anyone planning a visit to the coast this weekend to stay safe and not take any unnecessary risks. Given the current COVID-19 outbreak and the importance of

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Covid-19 Update

Date: March 17th, 2020 00:00

Given the current situation with COVID-19 our lifeboat station is closed to all visitors but will remain operational 24/7. All organised visits to the lifeboat station are cancelled and only operational crew may attend the

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Porthcawl RNLI to hold year long festival celebrating its 55th Anniversary

Date: February 21st, 2020 00:00

To mark 55 years since the RNLI established an inshore lifeboat station at Porthcawl the fundraising and events team will be holding a series of events throughout the year. Plans include two special weekends of

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Latest Shouts

3007, 2020

Launch 31/20 – 📟 3.20pm

July 30th, 2020

Tasked by UK Coastguard immediately following previous incident to investigate a group of people cut off by the tide at Dunraven Bay, Southerndown. With tide nearing high water and no immediate danger to the group

3007, 2020

Launch 30/20 – 📟 2.41pm

July 30th, 2020

Tasked by UK Coastguard to assist a broken down power driven vessel at Sandy Bay. The Atlantic 85 lifeboat was launched on service to the vessel which had suffered engine difficulties. The vessel was taken

Latest Events

CANCELLED – #RESCUEFEST2020

June 14th, 2020

We are disappointed to announce that we have had to make the decision to cancel RescueFest2020 and we hope to be able to return with the event in 2021. Chris Page, volunteer helm at Porthcawl