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Easter holiday safety warning from the RNLI in Wales

Date: March 26th, 2021 00:00

The RNLI is urging people to think carefully about beach safety ahead of the Easter holidays. This warning comes with some of the highest tides of the year from this weekend, (27 March – 2

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Derek Crowder’s 80th birthday cycling challenge for RNLI

Date: February 26th, 2021 00:00

On Saturday 20 February Porthcawl's Derek Crowder completed a cycling challenge to celebrate his 80th birthday. With nearly £600 raised so far, all funds raised go towards saving lives at sea at Porthcawl. Derek rode

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RNLI’s water safety warning during Welsh half term break

Date: February 13th, 2021 00:00

With half term approaching next week, the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is urging anyone, who is able under government guidelines to visit the Welsh coast to stay safe. The charity is urging people not

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With great sadness we learn of the loss of station friend and visits volunteer, Peter Furlong

Date: January 12th, 2021 00:00

It is of great sadness to learn that Porthcawl RNLI have lost a long term friend and indeed in recent years, a volunteer at our station. Peter Furlong was extremely experienced in all nautical matters

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RNLI renewed safety call for families using the Welsh coast for exercise

Date: January 8th, 2021 00:00

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is urging anyone lucky enough to live within walking distance of the coast during lockdown to stay safe and not take any unnecessary risks that may put extra pressure

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Porthcawl RNLI releases video of 2020

Date: January 1st, 2021 00:00

Porthcawl RNLI have released a short video of helmet camera footage captured during 2020. 2020 was a very difficult year for us all due to the coronavirus pandemic and was a year in which we

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Latest Shouts

1305, 2022

Launch 13/22 – 📟 12.39am

May 13th, 2022

UK Coastguard tasked Porthcawl RNLI's volunteer crew in the early hours of the morning to assist with a multi-agency incident at Newton. As soon as the crew had launched the charity's D Class Hugo Missen

1205, 2022

Launch 12/22 – 📟 2.39pm

May 12th, 2022

UK Coastguard tasked Porthcawl RNLI's volunteer crew to assist two people who had got into difficulties whilst on paddleboards in Newton Bay and got swept onto and stuck on rocks. The casualties had a mobile

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