Dippers heading the sea.Dippers heading the sea.
Dippers heading the sea.

In pictures - Whitby's Boxing Day dippers brave the freezing North Sea

A large crowd turned out on Boxing Day morning to see a hardy bunch of dippers plunge into the chilly North Sea in the annual money-spinner for Whitby District Lions.

Sharks were spotted in the sea, mixing with Santa, reindeer - and even a turkey.

Here are some of Brian Murfield's pictures from the event.

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