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Crew Christmas Dinners put on hold as people get stuck on rocks

Shortly before 5pm on December 25th, whilst many of the volunteer crew were tucking into their Christmas dinners, they were alerted by their pagers after several people had become trapped on rocks by the incoming tide at Pendine. The turkey was put on hold and friends and family were left behind as the crew raced down to the station. The lifeboat was soon heading down the slipway into the rough seas as Coastguards, Police and a rescue helicopter from St Athan were also tasked.

As the lifeboat was passing Monkstone Point, the crew were informed that the casualties had managed to climb the rocks to safety and were no longer in danger. The lifeboat was stood down and returned to station and their waiting families back at home.

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