Marines move in to rescue stranded cars

The Royal Marines have come to the aid of a village in south east Cornwall that's been cut off by a landslide.

More than forty cars have been stranded in Calstock since Christmas. Today the Marines used a fleet of landing craft to retrieve them and ferry them along the River Tamar to a nearby quay.

The whole rescue operation is thanks to a ten year old schoolboy who came up with the idea of involving the military. Our Cornwall correspondent Steve Hardy reports.

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Calstock landslip will be fixed by end of May

The village of Calstock in south east Cornwall was cut off by a massive landslip on Christmas Day. Engineers have told ITV West Country that the road should be repaired by the end of May.