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Remains of ancient forest found on Redcar beach

The remains of an ancient forest have been found on Redcar beach.

The forest was preserved by salt water thousands of years ago after sea levels rose and covered it completely.

In its time, the forest would have stretched from Northumberland, all of the way down to Redcar, with our ancestor hunter-gatherers living on its fruits and wildlife.

It was last seen almost 50 years ago, but after the destruction caused by the Beast from the East, the forest has re-emerged from the water.

Rachel Bullock reports on the rare sight, before the shifting sands bury it away once more: