Warning about the dangers of sand dunes

Man rescued at Druridge Bay
Man rescued at Druridge Bay Credit: John Tuttiet

People are being warned about the dangers of sand dunes, after Ronnie Martin from Bedlington was buried at a Northumberland beauty spot. He was rescued after a two hour operation at Druridge Bay, involving all the emergency services.

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Man rescued in beach collapse

Ronnie Martin from Bedlington had to be rescued from Druridge beach in Northumberland after the hole he was digging fell in, trapping him beneath the sand.