Two paddle-boarders rescued after getting into difficulty near Warkworth Beach

Two paddle-boarders had to be rescued after getting into difficulties off Warkworth Beach.

By Neil Fatkin
Wednesday, 3rd August 2022, 8:14 pm

Lifeboat crews were alerted to the incident at 3.45pm today (August 3).

A statement from the Coastguard said: “We received a 999 call from a member of the public to report two paddle-boarders being swept out to sea at Warkworth beach.

"Amble Coastguard Rescue Team and RNLI lifeboat were sent to bring the two people back to shore.”

Amble lifeboat was called to rescue two paddle-boarders who had got into difficulty. Picture by Jane Coltman