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New lifeguards ready for a busy summer!

With the sun expected to shine this weekend, the RNLI lifeguards are preparing for action.

Today at Weymouth, they'll be training new recruits and getting them ready for the summer beach season.

Last year they helped more than 21,000 people around the UK.

Lifeguards on Weymouth beach are preparing for a busy summer! Credit: Barry Batchelor/PA Archive/Press Association Images

VIDEO: Have you got what it takes to be a lifeguard in Kent or Sussex?

by Sarah Saunders (@SSaundersITV)

Have you got what it takes to be a lifeguard? New recruits are needed to land one of the best jobs of the summer - lifeguarding on beaches in Kent and Sussex for the RNLI.

Lifeguards are particularly needed for Thanet and the Isle of Sheppey in Kent; and Bognor Regis and Littlehampton in Sussex.

Sarah Saunders waded in on Broadstairs beach to find out more.

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RNLI looking to recruit lifeguards this summer

Two young boys take a dip in the sea! Credit: ITV Meridian

Do you think you have what it takes to be a lifeguard?

If you do and fancy having one of the best jobs of the summer, the RNLI are recruiting people to patrol the beaches in Kent and Sussex.

Lifeguards in the making have been training on Broadstairs beach today Credit: ITV Meridian

A group of people have been training to be lifeguards today on Broadstairs beach.

The RNLI say as long as you have a valid surf lifesaving qualification and have a high level of fitness, you can apply!

If you're interested in applying for a position, click here.

Running along Broadstairs beach shoreline Credit: ITV Meridian

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