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Tim Farron boards hovercraft in quest for tide of support

Liberal Democrat leader addressed supporters on the beach at Burnham-on-Sea.

Tim Farron took to a hovercraft as he launched the Liberal Democrats’ General Election push in the South West.

Mr Farron used a campaign visit to Burnham-on-Sea to board a rescue hovercraft in the Lib Dem target seat.

The Lib Dem leader spoke to volunteers at the Burnham Area Rescue Boat charity which operates two life-saving rescue hovercrafts.

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Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron addressed activists on the beach (Yui Mok/PA)

Mr Farron then addressed activists on the beach before boarding the craft for a journey along the sands at low tide.

“That was great, and it shows they are the fourth emergency service,” Mr Farron said afterwards.

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