Hardy swimmers brave freezing sea

PUBLISHED: 17:00 29 December 2010

Hardy swimmers brave the freezing conditions - picture by Deborah Nicoll-Evans.

Hardy swimmers brave the freezing conditions - picture by Deborah Nicoll-Evans.

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With temperatures touching -5, it’s little wonder most sensible people spent Christmas tucked away in the warm nibbling on turkey and chocolate.

Swimmers take the Christmas Day plunge - picture by Peter Dale.

But spare a thought for this hardy bunch, who braved the cold air - and even colder sea - to take the plunge at Weston’s Marine Lake.

The group of swimmers were raising money for the town’s branch of the RNLI - but rather them than us!

* These pictures were taken by Mercury readers Deborah Nicholl-Evans and Peter Dale. Remember, you can send your pictures to our newsdesk by emailing newsdesk@westonmercury.co.uk

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