Lifeboat launched to Spittal incident

Berwick inshore lifeboat and coastguard teams were alerted on Sunday afternoon to reports of a jetski drifting half a mile from Spittal beach.

Monday, 3rd October 2016, 09:37 am
Updated Tuesday, 4th October 2016, 13:05 pm
Berwick inshore lifeboat

Once alongside the craft it was ascertained that the people were actually fishing, drifting with the tide.

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It was treated as a false alarm with good intent.

A spokesman for Berwick RNLI said: “Thanks to the member of the public for reporting their concerns. Better safe than sorry.”