Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Deeply Dippy about Charity

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Deeply Dippy about Charity

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Byline: Mike Brown Reporter mike.brown@trinitymirror.com

WITH snow in the air and temperatures dropping, surely the last place you would want to be is in the North Sea.

But that's exactly what these hardy souls did on Boxing Day, all in the name of charity.

| | Dozens went into the seaat Saltburn on Boxing Day morning, in a dip organised by Invictus Health in Saltburn.

They met at The Ship Inn, on Saltburn seafront, before braving the water dressed in a variety of weird and wacky costumes in a comic book heroes versus | Disney characters theme.

This year's event in Saltburn was to raise funds for Victoria's Wish, a Redcarbased charity.

Victoria's Wish raises money for local children with cancer and other terminal illnesses, using money to provide small respite breaks for children and their families, trips, and to pay for treatments - and sadly to help with funeral costs.

Dippers also took to the sea in Skinningrove on Boxi| Day morning, ignoring the icy waters and plunging temperatures. …

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