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RNLI offers winter dip safety advice

Date: December 9th, 2020 00:00

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) has released a new safety advice video for anyone considering taking a dip in the sea this winter. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9y3EHDlNNMY With indoor pools closed for much of the

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Survivor backs Christmas appeal as RNLI in Wales reveals the impact of Coronavirus

Date: December 8th, 2020 00:00

An American surfer rescued off the Welsh coast, who says he is lucky to be alive to celebrate the festivities, is urging the people of Wales to support the RNLI’s Christmas appeal. The fundraising drive

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Nine Porthcawl volunteers receive RNLI long service medals

Date: December 2nd, 2020 00:00

Nine Porthcawl volunteers recently received RNLI long service medals, each for in excess of twenty years of service to the Charity. In a socially distanced ceremony each volunteer was presented with an RNLI Long Service

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Data shows demand on RNLI lifeboat crews soared as summer lockdown was eased

Date: November 20th, 2020 00:00

Volunteer crew members at the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) faced an unprecedented summer* with new statistics revealing a dramatic increase in the number of water users needing to be helped by the charity’s lifeboat

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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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Latest Shouts

1010, 2021

Launch 66/21 – 📟 7.53pm

October 10th, 2021

UK Coastguard tasked Porthcawl RNLI's volunteer crew along with Llantwit Major Coastguard following a report that someone was flashing a light to the south eastern side of witches point. There were concerns the person was

910, 2021

Launch 64+65/21 – 📟 6.21pm

October 9th, 2021

UK Coastguard tasked Porthcawl RNLI's volunteer crew to investigate reports from National Coastwatch Institution - Porthcawl of a person with young children attempting to cross at the mouth of the river Ogmore. Both lifeboats were

Latest Events

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