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.
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.
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.
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 body of a second sheep was found, presumed drowned, on the beach, and a third in a nearby cave.
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.
A sheep rescued on Flamborough cliffs yesterday, which caught pneumonia during the lengthy operation, is recovering well according its owner - a farmer who lives in Hornsea.
The RSPCA and Coastguard are working together to rescue a sheep, which has fallen down cliff at Thornwick Bay in Flamborough. It's currently forty feet about sea level, though sea condition are apparently too rough for the sheep to be winched to safety.
Dozens of brave swimmers took to the North Sea today for the annual Flamborough Pre-School Boxing Day Dip.
After just three years, the Flamborough Pre-School Boxing Day Dip has become an integral part of the Christmas festivities for many local residents . Each year it has grown in popularity and has raised over £1,000 for Flamborough Pre-school.
This year the Flamborough Longsword Dancers got onboard to support the event, encouraging locals to head down to South Landing to cheer on the dippers before heading back into the village for their annual Boxing Day tradition which sees them performing outside each pub in aid of local charities.