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RNLI long service medal awarded

Date: October 23rd, 2020 00:00

Paul Eastment of Porthcawl was recently awarded a long service medal for over twenty years of service to the RNLI. Paul first joined Porthcawl lifeboat crew in late 1997, then in 2002 he held dual

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RNLI in Wales calls on public to be extra cautious over half term break

Date: October 22nd, 2020 00:00

The RNLI is warning people who live by the Welsh coast and can walk to beaches for exercise during the fire break not to take unnecessary risks. The charity is urging people not to put

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Charity urges public to be vigilant of high spring tides this weekend

Date: October 16th, 2020 00:00

The RNLI are reminding the public to check tide times before walking on the coast this weekend as the high spring tides reach a peak on Saturday and Sunday. Spring tides happen twice every month

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Host a Fish Supper and help the RNLI save lives this autumn

Date: October 2nd, 2020 00:00

Lifesavers at the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) are encouraging people to support them by signing up to host a Fish Supper this October and raise vital funds for the lifesaving charity. The RNLI’s annual

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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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Latest Shouts

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Launch 7/21 – 📟 8.28pm

April 2nd, 2021

UK Coastguard requested the launch of the Atlantic 85 lifeboat to assist with a multi-agency search for a missing person in the Sker Beach area. After a search of around 2 hours the lifeboat was

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Launch 6/21 – 📟 6.25pm

March 31st, 2021

Our volunteer crew onboard our Atlantic 85 lifeboat were diverted from their training exercise off Porthcawl seafront at 6.25pm by UK Coastguard. Porthcawl NCI had reported a surfer who had been swept around the point

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