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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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Former Porthcawl crew member Alex Evans celebrates 20 years of volunteering for the RNLI

Date: June 21st, 2020 00:00

Alex Evans is a third generation lifeboat volunteer following in his father's - Wayne Evans and grandfather’s welly boots, who were on the crew at Porthcawl Lifeboat Station. Alex joined the RNLI when he was

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Surviving the Storms: New book showcases incredible rescues by RNLI lifesavers

Date: June 11th, 2020 00:00

A new book providing a collection of first-hand accounts of some of the most dramatic rescues carried out by RNLI lifesavers around the UK and Ireland over the past 20 years is now on sale.

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A letter to the media from the RNLI’s Chairman – Re: The RNLI Lifeguard Service

Date: June 6th, 2020 00:00

The RNLI Chairman, Stuart Popham, has written a letter to the national press in response to media coverage of the charity's lifeguard service provision. I am writing as Chairman of the RNLI Board of Trustees

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Porthcawl RNLI’s Atlantic 85 launched to capsized kayaker

Date: June 1st, 2020 00:00

Porthcawl RNLI’s volunteer crew were tasked by UK Coastguard at 6.47am on Saturday 30 May to assist a kayaker who had capsized between Newton and Tusker Rock. The kayaker was with a friend but had

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Stop. Think. Stay Safe. RNLI in Wales issues important safety advice as Welsh Government announces latest lockdown changes

Date: May 29th, 2020 00:00

The RNLI in Wales has reacted to the Welsh Government’s plans for easing lockdown with an important safety warning. The Government’s changes, from Monday, will limit people to stay local and to not generally travel

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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