Report of paddle boarder in difficulty at Beadnell sparks major search
Seahouses lifeboat was called to search for a paddle boarder, reported in difficulty in Beadnell Bay on Saturday 25 September at 4.29pm.
Seahouses inshore lifeboat was launched and began a search of the area, to be later joined by Amble all-weather lifeboat, local Coastguard Teams from Amble, Howick and Seahouses, and the Coastguard Rescue Helicopter from Prestwick.
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