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Porthcawl RNLI rescue a dog lost at sea for three hours

Date: July 17th, 2021 00:00

Porthcawl RNLI’s volunteer crew were launched twice on Saturday (17 July) after a springer spaniel was last seen entering the water at Newton Beach early on Saturday morning. Ollie the springer spaniel had entered the

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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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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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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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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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Latest Shouts

2206, 2022

Launch 22+23/22 – 📟 5.14pm

June 22nd, 2022

UK Coastguard requested the launch of both Porthcawl's inshore lifeboats to assist Police and Llantwit Major Coastguard Team at Llantwit Major beach.

1506, 2022

Launch 20+21/22 – 📟 6.50pm

June 15th, 2022

Porthcawl's volunteer RNLI crew were diverted from their training exercise by UK Coastguard following a report from Porthcawl NCI that a group of 3 people were cut off on the south side of Dunraven Bay,

Latest Events

Porthcawl RNLI Charity Walk 2022

May 1st, 2022

The walk will consist of three routes, each to suit different ages and abilities. Route 1: will be along the seafront to Rest Bay and return – 5km. Route 2: will be along the seafront