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Clubs rally to help provide beach safety support

May 31, 2020 - BBC

Image caption Towan beach in Newquay is one of those being patrolled by volunteers Clubs in Cornwall are fundraising to help provide patrols on beaches without lifeguard cover.

Volunteers, off-duty lifeguards and surfers have been involved in recent rescues, including one involving a man at Porthtowan beach .

The RNLI suspended patrols in March because of Covid-19 safety concerns, later saying lifeguards would be on 70 beaches this summer rather than 240.

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