Woman rescued from cliffs near Beer

Beer Coastguard kept busy on Tuesday

FALL: Beer Coastguard Rescue Team helped paramedics from South Western Ambulance to recover an elderly woman who had fallen at White Cliff, near Beer, on Tuesday afternoon around 3.30pm. The woman, 77, sustained injuries to her lip after her two top teeth went through it. She was taken to hospital.

SEARCH: A lengthy search on Tuesday, starting just after midday, was carried out for a man in the Undercliff area west of Lyme Regis. A coastguard helicopter, Lyme and Beer Coastguard Rescue teams and Police from Dorset and Devon were involved the search following a 999 call to the police reporting cries for help. It later transpired that a resident from a local care home had earlier been rescued by two surfers and returned to the home but emergency services had not been advised he was safe.