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Tynemouth Lifeboat Brigade were called out last night (Saturday 5th August) to a car that was stuck in the sand at the north end of Tynemouth Long Sands.
No one was in danger but it took specialist vehicle recovery equipment to free the car and pull it back onto the ramp near The View restaurant.
Once the vehicle was safely on the entrance ramp, the owner of the vehicle made a donation towards the rescue team and thanked them for their help.
No one was hurt in the incident.
An RNLI inshore lifeboat crew was called to an emergency just off the North Tyneside coast when a person using a kayak - a kind of canoe - was reported to be in difficulty in the water.
The emergency was reported to be taking place at Cullercoats, North Tyneside, and a crew from Tynemouth RNLI responded.
A spokesman for the Coastguard service said that the kayaker managed to make his own way ashore.
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