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DRAMATIC FOOTAGE: Three rescued off Dorset coast

Dramatic footage has been released of a cliff rescue on the Dorset coast.

Three people became stuck at Stair Hole near Lulworth last night.

Cliff rescue teams were unable to reach the group, so the Coastguard helicopter was called to winch them to safety.

They were uninjured but left shaken.

Maritime & Coastguard Agency

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Warnings after three rescues from Dorset mud

Dorset rescue teams in action at the weekend Credit: Portland Coastguard

People are once again being urged to take extra care when out on the coast, after three separate incidents in Dorset over the weekend where people had become stuck in mud. Portland Coastguard co-ordinated all three rescues.

During one of the incidents, two people were stuck up to their waists in mud on the east side of Lulworth Cove. Anyone becoming stuck in mud is being urged to spread their weight as much as possible.