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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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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

By | October 4th, 2020|Comments Off on Former Porthcawl crew member Alex Evans celebrates 20 years of volunteering for the RNLI

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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Latest Shouts

2206, 2022

Launch 22+23/22 – 📟 5.14pm

June 22nd, 2022

UK Coastguard requested the launch of both Porthcawl's inshore lifeboats to assist Police and Llantwit Major Coastguard Team at Llantwit Major beach.

1506, 2022

Launch 20+21/22 – 📟 6.50pm

June 15th, 2022

Porthcawl's volunteer RNLI crew were diverted from their training exercise by UK Coastguard following a report from Porthcawl NCI that a group of 3 people were cut off on the south side of Dunraven Bay,

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