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Shell found on beach!


 

When you’re on holiday at the seaside, it is quite fun to scour the beach for different types of seashell and, if you get lucky you fight find some fossilised remains.

Well that’s exactly what happened to one man vacationing at the Whitecliff Bay Resort on the Isle of Wight.

He proudly took his find back to the caravan he was sharing with his family but later that night, the family realised that the fossil was actually a hand grenade.

At just after 10:30 that evening guests were evacuated from the park until a Royal Navy Bomb Disposal Unit carried out a controlled explosion on the beach at first light.

No doubt the headline in next day’s local paper was “SHELL FOUND ON BEACH”

In the second hour of today’s programme I was joined once more by Margaret Mills who for this week’s BYGONES feature looked back to the days when QUEEN ELIZABETH I spent time in  our county.

Listen out again here to what Margaret had to say on this subject: –

See you once more next week,
Scott

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