Stranded beachgoers cheer as Whitby RNLI come to the rescue

Footage released by Whitby RNLI has captured the moment cheering beachgoers were rescued after being cut off by the tide.

The organisation is urging people to check tide times after crews were called out twice before 12.30pm at Robin Hoods Bay's yesterday (April 10).

Whitby RNLI tweeted: Two call outs today for Whitby RNLI. We rescued some people cut off by the tide. Always check the tide times when enjoying the beach."