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Aberystwyth RNLI rescue 4 people cut off by the tide

Lifeboats News Release

Two RNLI lifeboats from Aberystwyth were launched yesterday (Sunday 9 July at 6.45pm to reports of four people possibly cut off by the tide near to Constitution Hill

The station’s Atlantic 85 class lifeboat Spirit of Friendship launched first, quickly followed by the smaller Arancia inshore rescue boat after the call had come in that there were 4 people stuck at the bottom of Constitution Hill.
The volunteer lifeboat crew on board the Arancia went ashore, taking first aid equipment with them. Once they were on the beach it was quickly evident all casualties were safe and they were taken off the beach and transferred to the Atlantic 85 lifeboat which was waiting just off shore.
The casualties were then taken safely back to North beach Aberystwyth.

Aberystwyth RNLI Senior Helm Dai Lloyd said: 'We like to see people enjoying the sunny weather and the beaches around Aberystwyth, but if you’re walking along the beaches under the cliffs, it’s always a good idea to check the tide tables and leave yourself plenty of time to make the journey safely. ‘

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