Some 25 people braved the coldest temperatures of the year to take a Boxing Day dip in the waters near Pomos in the Paphos area. Organised by the Polis Charity Foundation, their efforts raised about £1,600, and they donated £800 to Cans For Kids.

Ready for the 'off'

Still dry .. but the moment of truth is near

The dilemma: plunge straight in... or take it slowly

"We did it!"

Sandra Westwood, Director of the Polis Charitable Foundation, presents the certificates