Warnings about the dangers of mud on the banks of the Nith

Emergency services are warning people not to go on mud banks around the River Nith in Dumfries.

Recent rain and a build up of silt has made them particularly dangerous, according to the chairman of the Nith Inshore Rescue service, Wally Wright.

Advertisement

Dangerous river mud warnings

A woman and her dog have been rescued after getting trapped in mud in marshland near Dumfries.