Pictures: Residents brave New Year's Dip

Leaping with delight as he exits the sea
Leaping with delight as he exits the sea

Thousands of people flocked to Scarborough’s South Bay for the traditional New Year’s Day Dip.

The Scarborough Lions event attracts around 100 entrants each year and is a highlight of the town’s festive calendar.

Taking the plunge

Taking the plunge

Our photographer Richard Ponter was there to capture the action.

Did you go to watch the dip? What did you think?

Email us on newsdesk@jpress.co.uk For full picture coverage see Thursday's Scarborough News.

Crowds flock to see the New Year tradition

Crowds flock to see the New Year tradition