Pictures: Residents brave New Year's Dip

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

Sunday, 1st January 2017, 2:17 pm
Updated Monday, 9th January 2017, 12:02 pm
Leaping with delight as he exits the sea

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

Our photographer Richard Ponter was there to capture the action.

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

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Taking the plunge

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Crowds flock to see the New Year tradition
Taking the plunge
Crowds flock to see the New Year tradition