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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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Be ‘beach safe’ is the message as RNLI lifeguards return to 26 beaches in Wales

Date: July 3rd, 2020 00:00

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) and HM Coastguard are today (Friday 3 July) launching a new beach safety campaign in Wales, urging parents to protect their families by following key safety advice to save

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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