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The RNLI crews at Hunstanton were called out several times over the Easter weekend

On Saturday afternoon at at 3.25 p.m the Coastguard requested the launch of Hunstanton's Hovercraft to report of persons cut of by the tide at Scolthead Island, Brancaster.

The craft proceeded to the area but on arrival found a woman and child had been brought ashore by a paddle boarder. The crew were stood down to return to station when another report came in that two other persons had been spotted on the island.

Hunstanton Lifeboat Station.. (56120150)
Hunstanton Lifeboat Station.. (56120150)

The crew located two people and a dog, holidaymakers from the Mansfield area. They were taken back to the care of the local coastguard.

On Sunday, at 6.25 p.m. Coastguard requested launch of the hovercraft to report of persons cut of by the tide at Old Hunstanton Beach, but they were stood down as the people had managed to walk ashore themselves.

Visitors to the beaches are reminded when the tide turns it fills the channels cutting of their way back.



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