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Lifeboat saves boys trapped on sandbank.

TWO boys aged 11 trapped on a sandbank off the Wirral coast were in danger of being washed away by the tide.

The pair managed to clamber onto man-made sea defences as the tide began sweeping in but could not get to shore.

They were spotted by a lifeguard at around 10am yesterday.

Chief Wirral lifeguard Tony Jones said: "My lifeguard instructed them to stay where they were. He contacted the coastguard who called New Brighton and Hoylake lifeboats which were both out on patrol for the start of the Clipper race
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Publication:Liverpool Echo (Liverpool, England)
Date:Sep 19, 2005
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