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Jewellery stolen in Flamborough break-in

Watches, jewellery and camera equipment were stolen during a break in at a property in Bempton Lane, Flamborough.

Officers investigating the break-in are appealing for information about the incident, which is believed to have happened between 5pm on Friday, July 29 and 9am on Saturday, July 30.

Police say the thieves got in through a rear window and made an untidy search of a bedroom.

Five people rescued by Flamborough RNLI

Flamborough Head near Bridlington, East Yorkshire Credit: Press Association

Flamborough RNLI rescued five people who had been cut off the tide around the North Landing area yesterday.

Lifeboat volunteers were called out at 6.44pm to reports of three people left stranded.

However, upon arrival at the West Scar area of North Landing, they found five people were in need of assistance.

Once all the casualties were accounted for, the lifeboat evacuated them safely from the rocks onto the beach.

"Always check the tide times before you venture out along the rocks and in the caves and never judge the length of time you have left to get back to the beach by just looking at the waterline, the tide moves very quickly and it can be very deceptive. Visit RNLI.org/RespectTheWater to learn more about how to stay safe at the beach, near open water and on the water."

– Simon Robson, helmsman for Flamborough RNLI

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£2,000 worth of 'snap on' tools stolen in East Yorkshire

Humberside Police are appealing for information after a theft of 'snap-on' tools from a business in East Yorkshire.

Credit: Press Association

The incident happened on Bempton Lane in Flamborough between 2pm on Wednesday 18th May and 12pm on Thursday 19th May.

The suspects approached the businesses secure garage before forcing entry. Once they were inside they stole a number of branded 'snap on' tools worth £2,000.

Dippers wanted for Flamborough Boxing Day dip

The annual Flamborough Pre-School Boxing Day Dip is celebrating its sixth anniversary this year. Organisers are calling on more brave volunteers to take part in the dip to raise money for the Flamborough Pre-School. This year, participants are being encouraged to dress in Hawaiian themed fancy dress.

Each year the event has grown in popularity and we are delighted that it has now become part of the festive calendar for the local community whilst helping raise vital funds for the Pre-school. We want Boxing Day to be a day that local people really look forward to, full of lots of community activity and traditions.

– Carrie-Ann Taylor, Committee Chairperson at the Pre-school

Sudden death at Bempton Cliffs in Flamborough

Police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found in the water off Bempton Cliffs, Flamborough.

The body was removed by the coastguard and has been identified as a man in his 50s from Bridlington.

There are not thought to be any suspicious circumstances and a file has now been prepared for the coroner.

Flamborough's Boxing Day Dip

Support for the fifth Flamborough Boxing Day Dip is growing as residents and community groups get ready to brave the North Sea in aid of the local Pre-school.

The Flamborough Pre-School Boxing Day Dip has become an integral part of the Christmas festivities for many local residents and visiting supporters alike. Organisers hope that this year’s dip will create an even bigger splash of cash for the local Pre-school.

This year former Flamborough woman, Hannah Emmerson, 22 has travelled from Australia , where she has lived for the past two years, to take part.

Hannah attended the Pre-School, and whenever she’s back for Christmas, the Boxing Day dip is something she likes take part in.

We want Boxing Day to be a day that local people and visitors really look forward to, full of lots of community activity and traditions.

“This year we are inviting people to dip in Disney themed fancy dress. “We are very grateful to the Longsword dancers and Flamborough RNLI who are once again supporting our event and of course all our dippers and spectators.”

– Helen Broadley, one of the organisers of the Flamborough Pre-School Boxing Day Dip

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RSPCA: Sheep rescue didn't "quite go to plan"

The RSCPA say the rescue at Flamborough yesterday "didn't quite go to plan".

The Jacob Ewe, which slipped down a cliff face at Thornwick Bay, is making a good recovery.

The RSPCA’s North of England rope rescue teams met local RSPCA inspectors at the scene and began a four hour rescue operation.

“The sheep, a big Jacob ewe, had been stuck on a ledge some 40ft down the 100ft cliff face since Monday so we were keen to get to her.

“I’d been monitoring her all day on Tuesday and she was still on the ledge but by the time the team arrived she had managed to get down to a bit of beach which was cut off by water, an even more dangerous spot to be in.

“Two of our rope team officers abseiled down to her and it was hoped they’d catch her and we’d be able to winch her back up but things didn’t go quite to plan.

– RSPCA inspector Geoff Edmond

“Another of the rope team officers rushed around and rescued her but she had been in the water some time and was very cold. We were worried she might not make it through the night."

The sheep was running around on the sand and ended up in the water in her attempts to avoid capture, swimming around to the next bay before being washed up, exhausted, on the beach.“It’s a great outcome for all involved and we’re very grateful for the assistance of the RNLI and the Coastguard too, who were both on standby should they be needed.”

The body of a second sheep was found, presumed drowned, on the beach, and a third in a nearby cave.

Sheep rallied this morning

Yesterday, a mountain rescue team abseiled down the cliff face - but lost the sheep. It as eventually found by a photographer.

After being scared by rescuers it jumped into the sea. When it was eventually rescued it was found to be suffering from pneumonia.

But the farmer in Hornsea who owns the sheep, who originally thought she might not make it through the night, says she rallied this morning.

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