While most of us were still asleep, a blast of cold sea air was being felt by members of the UK Coastguard for this rescue.Read the full story ›
A dramatic river rescue took place in the early hours of Sunday morning after a man was spotted in the River Avon in Bristol.Read the full story ›
You often hear of firefighters rescuing cats from trees but crews in Cornwall have rescued a pig from a river.Read the full story ›
A search and rescue operation in Taunton has been called off.
Police say they were given incorrect information and reports a man had fallen into the River Tone were incorrect.
Our units in Taunton have been stood down. We're satisfied there is no one in the river and the info we were originally given was incorrect.
A major rescue operation is underway in Taunton to try to save a man who's fallen into the River Tone.
The man was spotted in the water near Bridge Street in the town centre earlier this morning.
The police helicopter is in operation in the area.
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Police have thanked a young man who sprang into action and performed a life-saving rescue after seeing a car upside-down in a river.Read the full story ›
A 4x4 car had to be rescued after getting stuck in the mud on Brean beach.
The driver from Gloucester said his sat nav led him there.
The high tide surrounded the vehicle and it got into difficulty. It was pulled out by a local farmer.
Caught on camera... the RNLI and navy rescue teams reach the stricken French trawler, Le Sillon....The crew of the Naval helicopter are today being given bravery awards for their role in the dramatic night time rescue off Padstow. Five fishermen were rescued in the incident in February 2014,
A team of Royal Navy aviators from RNAS Culdrose is today receiving an award for its role in a heroic rescue off the Cornish coast.
The four aircrew from 771 Naval Air Squadron, will be presented with the ‘The Prince Philip Helicopter Rescue Award’ for the ‘Le Sillon’ rescue, the second time in three years that the Search and Rescue Squadron has received it.
During the storms that hit the Cornish coast in February 2014, the Culdrose aviators launched a heroic night-time rescue operation to airlift five French fishermen from almost certain death as their vessel, ‘Le Sillon’, was wrecked off Trevose Head near Padstow.