Giant deckchair
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People take to the UK beaches to enjoy March sunshine

Parts of the UK are basking with temperatures 10C higher than the seasonal average with some people taking to the beach.

In Bournemouth a giant deckchair has been put up to kick-start the tourist season.

Mark Smith, director of tourism at Bournemouth Council and beach ranger Mark Duff spoke to the BBC's Steve Humphrey.

  • 24 Mar 2012