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Porthcawl RNLI – LIVE coastal streaming cam of storm Ciara

Date: February 7th, 2020 00:00

With weather warnings in place for this weekend RNLI volunteers are encouraging the public to watch Porthcawl RNLI’s live storm footage safely from home or on their mobile device. The LIVE stream is available by

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Porthcawl Lifeboat rescues surfer swept around headland in the Vale of Glamorgan

Date: January 9th, 2020 00:00

The volunteer RNLI crew from Porthcawl launched the charity's Atlantic 85 lifeboat on service for the first time this year on Wednesday afternoon to rescue a surfer who had been swept around a headland in

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RNLI urge swimmers to stay safe this Christmas and New Year

Date: December 21st, 2019 00:00

For thousands of people along the coast, a festive dip in the sea is a Christmas tradition. In Porthcawl the 55th Christmas Day Swim takes place at Sandy Bay (Coney Beach) with swimmers entering the water

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Porthcawl and Port Talbot Lifeboats in night time search for fishing boat

Date: December 18th, 2019 00:00

The volunteer RNLI crews from Porthcawl and Port Talbot launched the charity's lifeboats on service early on Wednesday morning to search for a fishing boat in the dark which had run into difficulty between Port

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Fundraisers and crew attend the funeral of ‘Mr RNLI’

Date: December 11th, 2019 00:00

It was with much sadness representatives from our fundraisers and crew attended the funeral of Ken Lewis earlier this week. Ken died on the 20th November at the age of 92. Ken had been an

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Welsh RNLI volunteers brace themselves for festive season

Date: December 10th, 2019 00:00

As the festive season approaches, the RNLI in Wales is issuing its own call for help, as new figures show Christmas call outs over the last 40 years have rocketed. At Porthcawl lifeboat crew launches during

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Latest Shouts

1301, 2022

Launch 1/22 – 📟 12.46pm

January 13th, 2022

UK Coastguard tasked Porthcawl's volunteer RNLI crew to assess the situation with a vessel that was reported to have suffered engine difficulties off Porthcawl's breakwater. The relief D Class lifeboat, Super G II was launched

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

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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