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Overcrowding fears for waterskiers in Salcombe

Overcrowding fears for waterskiers in Salcombe
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There are fears a Padstow style tragedy could happen in Salcombe, if something isn't done to control the number of waterskiers at a popular speedboat spot

Stairhole Bay is now the only area where waterskiing is allowed. The Harbourmaster says he has to balance the intests of all users of the water - but some watersports enthusiasts say it's getting too overcrowded on the water.

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Woman airlifted to hospital after cliff fall in Devon

A woman in her 40s has been airlifted to hospital after falling from the cliffs at Salcombe early this morning, Thursday 17 July.

Brixham Coastguard says that she fell up to 20 feet and could have fallen even further but she got stuck in the undergrowth.

It is believed that she has broken some bones and there are possible spinal injuries.

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