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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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A challenging year in which Porthcawl RNLI volunteers remain ready to respond 24/7

Date: August 11th, 2020 00:00

Porthcawl lifeboat crews have launched on 28 occasions to call outs since lockdown was introduced on 23 March. Volunteers have maintained launching throughout to those in distress whilst following RNLI and government guidelines. At Porthcawl

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Latest Shouts

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

2211, 2021

Launch 74+75/21 – 📟 1.10pm

November 22nd, 2021

UK Coastguard tasked Porthcawl RNLI's volunteer crew after a 999 call was received from a man in the water at Scarweather Sands off Porthcawl. Both Porthcawl's Atlantic 85 lifeboat, Rose of the Shires and relief

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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