Lytham's inshore lifeboat was launched this afternoon to save a kitesurfer who was in difficulties at sea.
The man had been struggling for around 40 minutes when the alarm was raised.
He was taken to hospital for a check up.
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We've had a smattering of snow across the region this morning, you've been sending us your pictures.
A raw day today with a keen wind making it feel really bitter and the potential for 3-8cm of snow anywhere in the region this morning
The Met Office warn of wintry showers Wednesday night into Thursday until midnight. Icy overnight, 3-8cm snow possible by Thursday morning