Margate’s RNLI inshore lifeboat assisted three people yesterday when they became cut off by the tide between Margate and Broadstairs.
RNLI lifeguards at Joss Bay raised the alarm after they spotted the group of one adult and two teenagers cut off by the tide at the northern end of Stone Bay.
Coastguards at Dover alerted Margate’s RNLI inshore lifeboat, the lifeguard and his rescue board stood by close offshore until the lifeboat arrived. Once on scene the lifeboat picked up the three people and landed them back at Stone Bay, all three were none the worse for wear after their experience.
“It is the time of year now when people enjoy a walk along the beach and we advise everyone to seek the advice of local lifeguards regarding the state of the tide and areas that may be dangerous on an incoming tide.”
Dreamland in Margate has reopened for business. Hundreds of people attended the park for the first day since it was closed due to fire.
Henry Isles's great great granddaughter Heather Brennan, Leader of Thanet council Cllr Chris Wells and former scenic brakeman George Weston Wright speak to ITV News Meridian in the video below. Watch Derek Johnson's report.
Tune in to ITV New Meridian tonight at six o'clock, when we will be talking to Chas and Dave about the reopening of Dreamland.
With George Weston Wright, a brakeman on the scenic railway at Dreamland in the 40s and 50s http://t.co/vid6yPPUog
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Dreamland fan Zoe Davies shares her memories of the Margate amusement park.