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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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Harry Lidgley stops off at Porthcawl during 7000km cycling challenge

Date: May 8th, 2021 00:00

Harry Lidgley stopped at the lifeboat station today (8 May 2021) whilst cycling the entire coastline of mainland Great Britain (a total of 7000km). Having set out on 1 May from the RNLI Support Centre

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Porthcawl RNLI’s annual figures for 2020

Date: April 29th, 2021 00:00

The RNLI’s annual figures for 2020 have been released this week which show that Porthcawl RNLI’s volunteer crew: Launched the charity's inshore lifeboats 45 times, aiding 81 people and saving 11 lives. just over half

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Strong easterly winds and Spring tides lead to busy Saturday for Porthcawl RNLI

Date: April 27th, 2021 00:00

Porthcawl RNLI volunteers had a busy few hours on Saturday 24 April launching to five incidents within a few hours. Many of the incidents were caused by very strong easterly winds which were offshore at

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Welsh RNLI crews issue their own Mayday after figures reveal a dramatic increase in lives saved last summer

Date: April 26th, 2021 00:00

The RNLI in Wales has today released its annual rescue figures which show lives saved by lifeboat crews during the summer of 2020 rocketed by 71%. As lockdown restrictions eased and people flocked to the

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In Memory of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh 1921-2021

Date: April 10th, 2021 00:00

Everyone involved in the RNLI sends heartfelt condolences to Our Patron, Her Majesty The Queen, on the death of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh. The Duke of Edinburgh has accompanied Her Majesty on many RNLI

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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