VIDEO: Whitby bathers go deeply dippy

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Whitby’s Boxing Day dippers braved the freezing North Sea in the traditional morning dip, to raise hundreds of pounds for their chosen charities.

A large crowd packed along the west pier, beach and the Battery to watch the dippers run off into the sea on a bitterly cold day.

See a picture special of the good-humoured exploits in the next edition of the Whitby Gazette, on sale Tuesday night.